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Local Cardiologists Evaluate Hypertension-Control Device in National Trial
Local Cardiologists Evaluate Hypertension-Control Device in National Trial

Uncontrolled hypertension is a dangerous condition that can lead to heart attack, stroke and even death. According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 75 million Americans have high blood pressure and only half of them have the condition under control.

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Big Promise in a Small Patch
Big Promise in a Small Patch

A small wireless device that detects abnormal and potentially dangerous heart arrhythmias may replace the Holter monitor as the preferred method for tracking electrical heart activity in ambulatory patients.

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Genes And Cardiovascular Disease: When Can Testing Be A Tool?

Heart disease doesn't play fair. Lifelong smokers who never exercise may live well into their 80s on fast food, while vegetarian joggers can die suddenly when their hearts give out.

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Get with the Guidelines: Blood Pressure Edition
Get with the Guidelines: Blood Pressure Edition

This past November, the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association redefined the way clinicians and the public should think about 'high' blood pressure.

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Radial Caths and Stents
Radial Caths and Stents

"The advantages were clear. When we saw one of our Heart South cardiologists using radial access for caths and stents, we all wanted to learn. Now we do 70 to 75 percent of our caths and stents using the radial approach," Clifton Vance, MD, of Hearth South said.

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Robotic-Arm Assisted Joint Replacement
Robotic-Arm Assisted Joint Replacement

In order to use the robot technology, patients get a CT scan prior to the operation, which the doctor uses to map out a plan. At the time of surgery, the surgeon uses the CT template to confirm that plan. "That's what takes a little longer," said Davis.

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Can NAD+ Slow the Aging Process?
Can NAD+ Slow the Aging Process?

In 2013, David Sinclair, PhD, professor of genetics at Harvard Medical School, scored a big news splash when he took a group of old mice and restored the mitochondria in their muscles to a youthful state after injecting them with a molecule that boosted levels of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+).

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Playing Outdoors Can Help Prevent Myopia Development in Children
Playing Outdoors Can Help Prevent Myopia Development in Children

Myopia, or nearsightedness, is becoming a worldwide public health crisis. In the United States, about one-third of the population has myopia and the prevalence is increasing.

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Improved Sightlines
Improved Sightlines

In mid-December, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration announced approval of Luxturna (voretigene neparvovec-rzyl), the first directly administered gene therapy approved in the U.S. to target a disease caused by mutations in a specific gene ... in this case, a rare form of inherited vision loss.

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Cell Senesence
Cell Senesence

"Nature was good at selecting for traits that helped us survive from infancy to reproductive age. After that, it didn't concern itself much with helping to develop genes to stay healthy and live a long life," Steven N. Austad, PhD, Chair of the Department of Biology at UAB, said.

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Metabolism, Aging and Longevity
Metabolism, Aging and Longevity

At the most basic level, life is energy. Within each cell, the transformation of nutrients and oxygen powers the processes, activity and thoughts that make us living beings.

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The Impact of Behavior on Health Status, Longevity in the Southeast
The Impact of Behavior on Health Status, Longevity in the Southeast

United Health Foundation's annual America's Health Rankings® report explores state rankings on 35 health measures. How did Alabama fare?

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Virtual Care in Alabama Now Available 24/7
Virtual Care in Alabama Now Available 24/7

Without moving an inch, anyone in Alabama can now use their phone, computer or tablet to connect virtually to a physician or nurse practitioner in minutes any time of day or night through St. Vincent's OnDemand service for a nominal fee of $35.

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Low-Dose CT Scans Help Decrease Lung Cancer Mortality
Low-Dose CT Scans Help Decrease Lung Cancer Mortality

According to the American Cancer Society, one out of every four cancer deaths is attributed to lung cancer, making the disease the leading cause of cancer death among men and women.

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New Treatment Lengthens Survival in Glioblastoma Patients
New Treatment Lengthens Survival in Glioblastoma Patients

The battle against brain cancer is a personal one for Christopher Jahraus MD, a radiation oncologist with Shelby Baptist Medical Center. When Jahraus was a fourth-year resident in his specialty, his father was diagnosed with glioblastoma, a highly malignant tumor.

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Reducing Risk by Rethinking Weight
Reducing Risk by Rethinking Weight

Sticking to New Year's resolutions can help with a host of health concerns ... including lowering risk for many types of cancers.

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Responding To Disaster
Responding To Disaster

Three devastating hurricanes and the threat of a cholera outbreak from contaminated water; wildfires near Gatlinburg and California wine country; outbreaks of Zika and Ebola--it all reminds us that bad things can happen anywhere.

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Social Media: A Public Health Threat?
Social Media: A Public Health Threat?

There is an increasing concern among public health professionals over the link between social media use and an increase in anxiety and depression.

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UAB Engages Blue Light Imaging in Bladder Cancer
UAB Engages Blue Light Imaging in Bladder Cancer

"If this was a prostate cancer tool, 90 percent of surgeons would be using it," says Jeffrey Nix, MD, assistant professor in the UAB Department of Urology, about blue light cystoscopy in bladder cancer surgeries.

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A World without Antibiotics
A World without Antibiotics

Few people alive today remember a time when there were no antibiotics. Before penicillin arrived on the front lines of World War II, many lives and limbs were lost not on the battlefield, but in the days after when even small wounds could become lethal infections.

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First Approved Gene Therapy Fights Hematologic Cancer
First Approved Gene Therapy Fights Hematologic Cancer

"It's potentially revolutionary," says Luciano Costa, MD, PhD, about chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy -- a newly approved gene therapy for blood cancers.

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Rural Healthcare Presents Unique Challenges and Rewards
Rural Healthcare Presents Unique Challenges and Rewards

With all the problems facing healthcare professionals today, perhaps the most challenging arena of all is providing primary care in rural areas. Despite those challenges, however, several Alabama physicians also tout the advantages of choosing a rural setting.

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Urology Clinics Focus on Men's Hormonal and Sexual Health
Urology Clinics Focus on Men's Hormonal and Sexual Health

For the past 11 years, Brian Christine, MD has focused his Urology Centers of Alabama practice on men's sexual health with the Men's Sexual Health Clinic which provides treatment for patients with erectile dysfunction and other problems.

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New Therapy for Peanut Allergy Gives Hope to Children and Families
New Therapy for Peanut Allergy Gives Hope to Children and Families

Peanut allergy is the leading cause of anaphylaxis and fatal outcomes from food reactions in children. A new oral immunotherapy (OIT) treatment is proving to be a safe and effective way to eliminate the effects of the allergen in many sufferers through controlled exposure to peanuts.

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Clearing Clots With AngioVacR
Clearing Clots With AngioVacR

In the days of door to door vacuum cleaner salesmen, a common sales technique was to astound the prospective customer by cleaning a huge pile of debris from the living room rug.

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