Consuming fried foods and sugar-sweetened beverages is linked to a 50 percent increase in risk of death, according to a new study in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases.
Immune system cells and a drug used for treating rheumatoid arthritis will be studied in an effort to reduce inflammation in kidney transplants and improve long-term function.
Scarinci’s work in the community is one reason for her appointment, and her goals will include promoting and fostering relationships in business, education and other areas.
A robotics and cardiac cath procedure was carried out over three days and meant patient did not have to undergo more rigorous bypass surgery.
UAB Hospital is the first in Alabama to offer the Nanostim leadless pacemaker for patients with bradycardia.
Selections are based on quantitative analysis of peer-reviewed articles in medical journals.
Researchers participated in a multi-site study that disproved a once-promising theory that statins might have a beneficial effect on lung function.
Supported by more than $2 million in federal grants, Cynthia Brown's research to improve mobility in hospitalized elders has won national acclaim.
Peter Pappas, M.D., is examining why cryptococcus, a fungal infection that many people acquire during childhood, can reactivate later in life with deadly consequences if goes undiagnosed.
UAB Professor Peter Pappas, M.D., a specialist in infectious disease, is among an inaugural group of non-government researchers selected to conduct clinical research at the nation's largest hospital devoted entirely to clinical research.