Failure of hormone deprivation therapy used to slow prostate cancer in patients leads to castration-resistant prostate cancer, a lethal form of advanced disease with limited treatment options. Endostatin, used in combination therapy, may help delay onset of castration-resistant disease.
Research volunteers are needed for a UAB study to determine which combinations of Type 2 diabetes drugs work best for different groups of people.
The new program offers a team approach to weight management, in which the physician, dietitian, behaviorist and exercise trainer play critical roles in helping the patient achieve goals.
Four researchers, three from UAB and one from Louisiana State University, have been awarded pilot project awards to study the social determinants of obesity and related chronic diseases in the South.
A UAB medical student discovered a previously uncategorized sub-group of patients with type 2 diabetes that might bring about changes in clinical practice.