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New radiation therapy shows promise for treating essential tremor

UAB radiation oncologists are the first to use the Varian Edge® radiosurgery system and virtual cone technology for functional stereotactic radiosurgery on movement disorder patients, such as essential tremor or tremor-dominant Parkinson’s...
14-Jun-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers to study circadian clocks’ potential role in heart failure

Sumanth Prabhu, M.D. and Martin Young, D.Phil. Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have been awarded a four-year, $2.3 million grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to study macrophage circadian rhythms in heart...
13-Jun-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Business-to-business sales increase with a multichannel approach

• Online search and purchasing provides insight into customer needs and behaviors. • Salespeople can complement online behaviors with more confidence in targeted discounts.
13-Jun-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study identifies promising target for Parkinson’s intervention

An international research team led by scientists at UAB has identified a fibril form of alpha-synuclein as a potential target for therapeutics that might help slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease.
12-Jun-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Four simple ways to be safe while cycling

Cyclists should know the rules of the road and prepare before leaving home. - Bicycle helmets are not required by every state, but significantly decrease injury. - Wearing bright clothes makes cyclists more visible. - Attention to a...
12-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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SIRT1 plays key role in chronic myeloid leukemia by aiding persistence of leukemic stem cells

In a study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, researchers show how the stress-responsive protein SIRT1 plays important roles in maintaining the regenerative potential of chronic myeloid leukemia leukemic stem cells and promoting...
10-Jun-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New research addresses incidence of atrial fibrillation after aortic valve replacement

UAB investigators have outlined the incidence and implications of atrial fibrillation after transcatheter aortic valve implantation and surgical aortic valve replacement.
30-May-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Investigating Cardiovascular Health Among Asian Americans

UAB investigators publish landmark findings about the cardiovascular health of Asian Americans.
31-May-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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