Best of 2015 2Telemedicine helps UAB take pulmonary rehabilitation into the home via smartphone technology, in an effort to reduce hospital readmissions from COPD.
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The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation recognizes UAB’s Adult CF Program with Quality Care Award.
Published in People of UAB
Macrophage cells require agility to scavenge and digest dead cells and prevent an immune response to self. In lupus, the macrophages lose that agility.
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A UAB researchers suggests that autoimmune disease therapy may be an effective treatment for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
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An experimental lung-volume-reduction procedure using one-way valves shows promise for a UAB patient.
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UAB’s William Bailey honored by his alma mater with a lifetime achievement award for 50 years of exemplary service in medicine.
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UAB was part of a promising international study of a combination therapy for patients with the most common cystic fibrosis mutation.
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UAB is implanting one-way valves in patients with severe emphysema in an effort to reduce their overall lung volume, which improves lung function.
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UAB research identifies enzyme that protects lungs and gills following damage from oil dispersant.
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UAB’s annual Pulmonary and Critical Care Update features up-to-date info on lung diseases.
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UAB has been selected to join the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Care Center Network.
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A UAB researcher is looking for clues in the cell walls of fungi to alleviate severe fungal reactions in patients with asthma.
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Best of 2014 2ECMO, or extra corporeal membrane oxygenation, takes on the function of the heart and lungs by routing the patient’s blood into the machine where carbon dioxide is removed and oxygen is added.
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UAB researchers participated in a multi-site study that disproved a once-promising theory that statins might have a beneficial effect on lung function.
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Need help putting the pack down? The UAB Lung Health Center is here for you.
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In findings published April 9 in Science Translational Medicine, the UAB team describes the mechanism that contributes to persistent fibrosis in the aged, and suggests targets that may help reverse the buildup of scar tissue.
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UAB employing ECMO technology to treat severe cases of the flu when conventional therapy fails.
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UAB offers U.S. Preventive Services Task Force-recommended CT scans for lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, causing more deaths than breast, colon and prostate cancer combined.
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UAB investigators have found a new pathway that contributes to an often fatal lung disease with no cure and no effective treatments, and possibly a way to shut that pathway down.

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UAB treated the first patient in the nation in an experimental lung reduction procedure for emphysema.

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