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The Alabama Department of Public Health shows widespread flu activity in all areas of the state. UAB’s Rachael Lee, M.D., urges the public to enact preventive measures to slow the spread of flu, and to ease the burden on health care systems.
A UAB study including more than 20,000 ventricular assist device recipients showed that patients diagnosed with familial dilated cardiomyopathy had better clinical outcomes compared with other DCM diagnoses.
Direct reprogramming is a potential therapy for heart attack patients. In vitro, TBX20 improved contractility and mitochondrial function of reprogrammed heart muscle cells.
AHA recognizes the UAB Cardiovascular Institute’s dedication to ensuring all heart failure patients have access to best practices and lifesaving care.
Wong received the award for her research, titled “Interactions between the human host and M.tb during subclinical tuberculosis.”
UAB researchers show there is no longer a connection between the previously linked gene and elevated blood pressure in those of African ancestry.
Keep football tailgates heart-healthy without sacrificing flavor with these tips from UAB cardiologists.
During this session, moderated by Regina Benjamin, M.D., 18th U.S. surgeon general, panelists will discuss the move from health disparities to health equity.
The UAB Center for AIDS Research excels in partnering with local organizations and public health agencies to develop, evaluate and implement interventions to improve HIV prevention, testing, linkage, and adherence to care and treatment.
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