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A nationwide study led by UAB researchers showed that cardiovascular health in young adults did not improve from 2007-2018 and only one in four people in that age group have ideal cardiovascular health.
UAB Hospital practice areas were honored with the “Best Hospital” designation, including cancer care, bariatric surgery, heart care, stroke care, minimally invasive surgery, comprehensive breast care, mammograms, obstetrics and women’s services.
Precision medicine approach may identify those at high genetic risk of hypertension, heart failure, stroke and heart attacks and use precision medicine to help prevent fatal cardiovascular diseases.
The holiday season is a time when family members get together to share a meal; doctors recommend using this opportunity to learn more about one’s family history.
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.
AHA recognizes the UAB Cardiovascular Institute’s dedication to ensuring all heart failure patients have access to best practices and lifesaving care.
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.
The device will be used to treat patients with symptomatic severe aortic stenosis who are at high or extreme risk for open-heart surgery.
Single-nucleus RNA-sequencing in a newborn pig model showed increased cell cycle activity and proliferation in cardiomyocytes, which helped remuscularize the left ventricle after experimental heart attack.
The grant is being used to fund a first-of-its-kind clinical trial that will recruit healthy individuals through a “genome-first” approach and perform deep metabolic phenotyping to understand the underlying mechanisms responsible for the regulation of the human body’s metabolism through natriuretic peptide hormones.
This grant is being used to fund the first-of-its-kind and largest clinical study in the United States to perform deep physiological phenotyping and will exclusively recruit Black adults to study the use of FDA-approved medications and their role in improving cardiometabolic health.
The UAB Cardiogenomics Clinic provides genetic testing and counseling for a gene variant associated with a risk of heart failure and death.
This genetic risk score may help health care providers identify the risk of heart disease earlier and take preventive measures.
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