Researchers say ketamine appears to work on depression by blocking the neurotransmitter glutamate from binding to the NMDA receptor on neurons.
The Supportive Care and Survivorship Clinical Program is competing in an online vote on that ends at 5 p.m. on March 28.
Faculty and administrators from across UAB, plus representatives from the students and the Birmingham community, will search for the next senior vice president and dean.
The program aims to find new ways to prevent significant, long-term health problems for high-risk pregnant women and newborns.
The goal of the new UAB study was to assess and compare continence outcomes of women undergoing a first and repeat midurethral sling procedure.
Nephrologists have reported for the first time in medical literature cases of acute kidney injury directly linked with synthetic marijuana use.
The 2013 list recognizes 325 UAB physicians in 65 specialties who are among the top 5 percent of clinicians in the United States, as voted by their peers. Nearly three-dozen additional top doctors were added to UAB’s total count compared to last year’s list.
Renal replacement therapy performed continuously over 24 hours provides better hemodynamic tolerance, fluid removal in critically ill patients with kidney failure.