Cash awards were given for best oral and poster presentations at the 9th Annual Health Disparities Research Symposium.
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This annual recognition honors the significant achievements of full-time faculty, staff and students toward developing a more culturally diverse, competent and inclusive university community.
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Despite strokes’ being on the decline in the U.S., more women are dying from them than are men. Now the AHA and ASA have released guidance on prevention specifically for women.
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REGARDS investigators have responded with a letter published in the AHA journal Circulation, saying it is premature to draw firm conclusions about potential overestimation of risk using the new risk formula.
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A new study from UAB researchers is one of the first to study the relationship between exercise and stroke in a large biracial cohort of men and women in the U.S.
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Studies in recent years had suggested that cilia regulate vital processes including growth, appetite, mood, healing and vision.

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UAB may have found a new approach to countering widespread, cholesterol-related disease in blood vessels.
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Parents beware: Children’s eye injuries, often from organized sports or swimming, go up in summer.

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Only 61 percent of adults with high cholesterol were aware of their diagnosis, according to the study.

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An abnormal heartbeat, known as atrial fibrillation, is associated with memory and thinking problems, according to new published research.
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Research from the UAB School of Public Health shows that patients with chronic kidney disease may improve their health by making lifestyle behavior changes.
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Children and teens living in the Stroke Belt states are at about twice as much risk of stroke later on in life according to new findings from the REGARDS study.

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New study in European Heart Journal contradicts a recent study in the same publication, suggests evidence is lacking that digoxin increases mortality as atrial fibrillation treatment.

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Should further studies confirm its effect, 200-year-old drug may represent cutting-edge heart failure treatment.
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Gerald McGwin, Ph.D., is also associate director of the Department of Ophthalmology’s Clinical Research Unit.

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Interested students are invited to learn more about the epidemiology curriculum.

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An eye care census in Alabama highlights the need for more eye care providers in rural areas and more minority providers.

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Exercise may help stave off treatment-related fatigue in cancer patients, study shows.

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What you have for breakfast might help, or hurt, your body’s efforts to burn fat later in the day, say UAB researchers hoping to learn more.

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Arnett is the fifth UAB faculty member installed as president of the American Heart Association.

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