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Mortgage lending discrimination in the 1930s is still geographically associated with inequities in colon cancer care today. Colon cancer often can be treated successfully if detected early.
UAB researchers say the presented data indicates that a younger age and higher HbA1c at baseline predict early treatment failure and point to the need for more aggressive initial treatment in these patients.
Through a generous gift from Novo Nordisk Inc., Live HealthSmart Alabama is beginning to expand statewide, starting in central Alabama with Selma, Demopolis and Camden, while taking steps to make good health simple — one person, one family and one community at a time.
Participants between the ages of 18 and 60 who received peer coaching showed significant reduction in systolic blood pressure.
Clinical trial findings from the LATITUDE study show promise in long-acting HIV treatment for patients who have long struggled with daily HIV oral medications.
The program is designed specifically to treat women and address the distinct concerns and unique risk factors that women may experience.
A large nationwide study found that Black individuals carrying a genetic mutation in the TTN gene were at an increased risk of adverse clinical outcomes.
Results showed that African American veterans with PTSD had a higher risk of rehospitalization than those without PTSD. However, white veterans with PTSD did not have a significantly higher risk of rehospitalization post-stroke.
In the mouse brain, two neural pathways were discovered: The first is active during motivation; the second is active only at the termination of motivation. In humans, these pathways could underlie motivational dysfunctions present in various psychiatric conditions.
The award recognizes those in the medical community who have made monumental contributions to cancer prevention, control research and practice.
The award is the highest honor given by the ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine.
Pulsed-field ablation disrupts the cellular membranes of vein tissue, irreversibly preventing those membranes from conducting electricity. This protects the heart from the rapid impulses which can cause atrial fibrillation.
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