Four awards are helping a School of Nursing student in her development as an early career nurse scientist.
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This more comprehensive approach may be needed to find ways to delay the progressive heart failure.
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Department of Surgery

Areas of expertise: Xenotransplantation, Islet Xenotransplantation

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Division of Cardiology

Areas of expertise: Heart Health & Hypertension, Obesity

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Division of Cardiovascular Disease

Areas of expertise: Heart Health, Women's Health

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Low dietary potassium leads to calcified arteries and aortic stiffness, while increased dietary potassium alleviates those undesirable effects in a mouse model, suggesting dietary potassium may protect against heart disease and death from heart disease in humans.
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UAB Medicine has a long history of caring for patients with adult congenital heart disease, and the Alabama Adult Congenital Heart Program is the only one in Alabama and one of a handful in the country that provide continuing care for patients as they move into adulthood.
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UAB researchers want to create new treatments for these banes of cardiovascular disease.
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Authors conclude that the relationship between the complexity of left main coronary artery disease and clinical outcomes varies over time and lay out approaches for individualized strategy of revascularization.
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nycu graphic 2The average American consumes nearly 2,000 mg a day over most adults’ ideal amount of sodium intake, excluding salt added at the table. Sodium found in restaurant, pre-packaged and processed foods, and foods like canned vegetables can increase heart disease and stroke risk, among others.
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The grant will initially fund two fellowship positions for postdoctoral fellows (basic or clinical) wishing to train in the area of heart failure research.
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A heart attack can happen even if to those who are relatively young and fit, and genetics can play a role.
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Diagnosing and treating women who might otherwise slide under the radar is the goal of UAB Medicine’s quickly growing Women’s Heart Health Clinic, which officially opened in 2017.
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UAB researchers looked at body cooling versus normal temperature control in pediatric patients who suffered cardiac arrest in the hospital to find that neither is more beneficial.
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Throughout the month of February, the University of Alabama at Birmingham, UAB Medicine, and Heart and Vascular Services will raise awareness about heart disease and ways to help prevent it as part of American Heart Month with many events, including three communitywide initiatives.
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The UAB study, an updated meta-analysis of the use of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators for non-ischemic cardiomyopathy, provides further support to the current American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology guidelines and challenges the recently published DANISH trial.
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UAB doctors say stroke prevention treatments are not one-size-fits-all, and treatment options can be individualized using this hierarchical ranking.
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UAB is the first hospital in Alabama and one of the first in the nation to use sophisticated Resuscitation Quality Improvement system simulators to improve CPR skills in emergency department staff.

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New research says calcium supplements may not be heart-healthy, but UAB cardiologists are saying there is no reason to panic.
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Spirituality plays a central role in many aspects of African-American culture, and UAB School of Nursing postdoctoral scholar Deborah Ejem, Ph.D., will explore how significant a factor it is.
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