Students in the UAB School of Medicine will observe national Primary Care week Oct. 3-7 with a week filled with student-driven lunch lecture events to increase awareness of primary care needs in Alabama and across the country.
Several activities are planned in and around UAB for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Comprehensive Cardiovascular Center to host annual symposium at the Grand Bohemian Hotel.
UAb will help investigate the influence of environmental exposures on children’s health from conception through early childhood.
The collaboration among UAB, University of Wisconsin and Duke University will use bioengineered stem cells and bioengineered tissue to treat heart failure after heart attacks.
A UAB crowdfunded study of Narcan to reverse heroin overdoses has funded 350 naloxone kits and reversed nine overdoses.
Students from the UAB School of Medicine are spending Saturday mornings in September at the East Lake Farmer’s Market in Birmingham, preparing and serving samples of nutritious and affordable dishes each week to showcase the benefits of healthy eating and its impact on a person’s health.
Improved production of stem cells is vital if they are to achieve their promise for medical research and disease treatments like transplantation, creating patient-specific cell-replacement therapies to treat neurological diseases, heart ailments, blood diseases and diabetes.
Complications of diabetes can lead to blindness, yet only 29.9 percent of diabetic patients studied adhered to recommendations to have an eye examination. 
Exacerbations of COPD, particularly mild COPD, lead to a decline in lung function in smokers, according to new research from UAB.
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