Writer, UAB Reporter
The “Birmingham REACH for Better Health” partnership aims to increase the number of people with access to healthy food and physical activity opportunities.
Sixteen clinical centers and 30 hospitals will enroll up to 5,700 pregnant women to evaluate the benefits and harms of pharmacologic treatment of mild chronic hypertension in pregnancy.
The $25 service, available to adults 18 and older in the Birmingham area, combines the expertise of UAB Medicine providers with the convenience of online access.
Advanced intravascular ultrasound techniques combined with expertise available at UAB give cardiologist ability to locate and attack complex calcium buildup problems.
UAB Distinguished Professor’s editorial highlights research efforts exploring low-sodium intake guidelines and implications on cardiac disease and mortality.
National and international groups select UAB research paper as the year’s best basic science paper for research into urgency urinary incontinence.
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.
If successful, the PRESERVE-1 trial could be a significant clinical breakthrough in the treatment of the condition by prolonging pregnancy and improving outcomes.
Since December, 21 living donor kidney transplants that have taken place at UAB are connected as donors “pay it forward” for a recipient to keep the chain going, and more transplants are scheduled for July.
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.