Displaying items by tag: department of medicine

Knowledge of the specific flagellins that drive the pathogenic immune response in Crohn’s disease is a step toward a potential preventive treatment.
In a study conducted among more than 1.3 million American adults, UAB investigators found that Alabama and Southern states have the worst cardiovascular health, citing higher death totals due to cardiovascular causes.
As president, Pollock leads a new slate of officers of the American Physiological Society for 2021.
CABG is a commonly performed, lifesaving surgery for patients with heart attacks and severe disease of the heart’s blood vessels. Avoiding a surgery like CABG due to fears of COVID-19 has “drastic implications.”
New research from UAB demonstrates that the timing of branch chain amino acid consumption has significant implications for cardiac health and disease.
Studies by the team led by Stefan G. Kertesz, M.D., have shown that homeless patients often feel unwelcome or rejected when seeking health care.
UAB’s Marrazzo and Kimberlin dish out an update on testing, treatment, vaccination and all things COVID-19 on April 15 in the virtual Neuroscience Café
Using spatial transcriptomics, UAB researchers set out to understand the differences and similarities between two viral infections causing acute lung injury, as it could improve patient care, as well as identify novel therapeutic targets.
A study conducted by UAB investigators found that the newly recommended scores are very effective in diagnosing a type of heart failure that is challenging to detect, and can also help predict patients’ long-term outcomes.
Children who can read on grade level by the end of third grade are 13 times more likely to graduate from high school than those who cannot. 
Many patients have been struggling to pay for their treatment, and the financial consequences can affect a person’s emotional well-being. This collaborative effort will recruit researchers nationwide to help solve these issues.
In a study of more than 6,000 American adults, UAB investigators found that those with a coronary artery calcium score greater than zero have a higher risk of cardiac events. CAC may help guide blood pressure control and comprehensive cardiovascular care.
Professor emeritus Bob Centor has been honored for excellence in teaching in the field of medical education.
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