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Investigations by researchers at UAB reveal the existence of a day/night rhythm of heart hormones, and how the disturbance of this rhythm could contribute to a high risk of high blood pressure and poor cardiovascular health in obese individuals.

A study led by UAB professor Paul Muntner, Ph.D., looks at the impact of the new hypertension guideline set by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association.
The five-year grant from the NHLBI to the labs of Jennifer and David Pollock also includes a third project at the University of Utah, bringing together three highly successful research entities.
The UAB Division of Rheumatology and Immunology and the Division of Cardiovascular Disease look at effects of Allopurinol in healthy adults age 18-40.
Springing forward with daylight saving time may increase your risk of having a heart attack if you have a history of heart disease.
UAB’s Suzanne Oparil, M.D., has been selected as one of only three doctors from the United States to receive the Clinical Excellence Award at the National Physician of the Year Awards in New York City.

UAB will receive funding from the AHA over the next four years to complete projects in population health, clinical and basic science, focused on high blood pressure.