Until now, there were no standardized recommendations from the medical community regarding patient selection, surgical preparation, inpatient management and long-term care considerations for mechanical circulatory support patients.
A study suggests, for the first time, one reason why two promising trials designed to investigate therapies for acute respiratory distress syndrome were halted for futility.
Written by Nicole Wyatt
The University of Alabama at Birmingham has been awarded a $28 million grant renewal for the nation’s largest study aimed at exploring racial and geographic differences in stroke illness and stroke death from The National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
Written by Jennifer Lollar
New research co-authored by a University of Alabama at Birmingham researcher has shown that intensive lifestyle interventions, including diet and exercise, have the potential to put Type 2 diabetes into remission and eliminate the need for medication in some cases.
The approach will examine an interactive “direct-to-participant” method using new technology, including an iPad app, in a study supported by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.