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New Study Questions Timing in Mitral Valve Repairs


UAB doctors say new research is showing that patients who suffer from isolated mitral valve regurgitation may need surgery before symptoms appear.
23-Aug-2016 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Discovery of Mechanism That Alters Neural Excitability Offers Window Into Neuropsychiatric Disease

Researchers show that the well-known mechanism of gene expression control — dynamic changes in DNA methylation — is also involved in changes to the excitability of neural cells. The sites of such methylation changes may offer a potential...
23-Aug-2016 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UAB Study Finds Potential Treatment Target for Guillain-Barré Syndrome


Investigators at UAB have identified an intriguing potential treatment target for the most common form of Guillain-Barré syndrome. In a new study, the authors offer evidence of a crucial pathogenic role for a molecule that is associated with AIDP,...
22-Aug-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Exercising After Mentally Demanding Tasks Could Help Prevent Overeating, Study Finds

A study has found that people who remained sedentary after mentally demanding tasks consumed more calories than those who exercised.
22-Aug-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Advancements in Aging Research Target Multiple Age-Related Diseases

Articles published today by UAB and its Geroscience Network collaborators explore new interventions in aging processes as part of an effort to increase the healthy, independent years of life for the elderly.
17-Aug-2016 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

‘Sit Less, Move More’ — Research Shows Sedentary Behavior Is Associated with Cardiovascular Morbidity and Mortality in Adults


Sedentary behavior — even among physically active people — may be associated with an increased risk of heart disease, diabetes and more.
15-Aug-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UAB Medicine to Host Annual Pain Symposium

UAB presents New Frontiers of Pain Research in the 21st Century, Oct. 14-15.
12-Aug-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Guidelines Published for Physicians Treating Patients with Kidney Stones

A UAB urologist has led the development of extensive guidelines of surgical management of kidney stones.
10-Aug-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Likelihood of Widespread Zika Outbreak in United States Low


High mosquito and human population densities, combined with mosquito breeding conditions, are the central cause for Zika virus.
30-Jun-2016 10:05 AM EDT

Zika and pregnancy expert available: Why Savannah Guthrie made the right to choice to forgo Rio Olympics

7-Jun-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Zika, Pregnancy and Microcephaly: What You Need to Know

A UAB physician provides information on risks, recommendations and effects of Zika virus for pregnant women.
3-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT

UAB Expert: Prevention Methods for Decreasing High Rates of HIV in the South


17-May-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Evacuation From Wildfire Just the Beginning, Psychological Impact Could Have Long Term Consequences Says UAB Expert

11-May-2016 9:05 AM EDT

Sharrron! All Eyes on Ozzie as Prince of Darkness Attempts to Manage Life Alone

9-May-2016 11:05 PM EDT

Debunking Digital Eyestrain and Blue Light Myths


Adam Gordon, O.D., discusses blue light, including the lack of clinical evidence in advertisements overstating dangers, as well as the effects of blue light on sleep and eye discomfort.
25-Apr-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Coping with the Death of Prince, Icons


21-Apr-2016 3:05 PM EDT

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