In a study of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, or IPF, recruited macrophages with increased mevalonate-pathway flux were able induce lung fibrosis in mice without any prior lung injury. In humans, three hallmarks of the fibrosis mechanism were also...
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UAB pediatric rheumatologist Randy Cron gets calls from doctors around the globe asking if their patients have cytokine storm syndrome. Now he has co-authored the first textbook on this mysterious and deadly condition with his former trainee.
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What happens at the molecular level after exercise? Scientists, physicians and clinical exercise specialists from across the country are embarking on a landmark National Institutes of Health effort to find out.
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With novel patch-clamp studies of an elusive part of mammalian myelinated nerves called the Nodes of Ranvier, researchers have found unexpected potassium channels that give the myelinated nerve the ability to propagate nerve impulses at high...
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UAB’s Tara Warner explores why some individuals are more likely to own guns than others.
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An unexplored kinase in heart muscle cells may be a good target to treat heart failure, a disease that is only incrementally delayed by existing therapies. Failing human hearts showed reduced amounts of this kinase, and restoring the amount of this...
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Approximately one in four people with disabilities are diagnosed
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Investigators at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Stanford University want to learn more about silent strokes and their role in brain health, cognitive decline and dementia.
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