This study of cockroach-induced asthma and Enterobacter mirrors previous studies with fungus- and house dust mite-induced asthma, where neonatal vaccination with bacteria suppressed adult asthma.
UAB doctors say stroke prevention treatments are not one-size-fits-all, and treatment options can be individualized using this hierarchical ranking.
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An Alabama woman asked her primary care physician one question that may have saved her life — is it time for me to have a mammogram?
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James Bibb, a highly regarded scientist in neurology and cancer, will become the vice chair for Basic Research in UAB’s Department of Surgery.
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Minority Access Inc. names UAB to its list of “Colleges and Universities Committed to Diversity” and honors Dilworth, Ogendi as national role models. 

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UAB investigators have won a prestigious White House BRAIN Initiative grant to study the potential benefits of new technology coupled with newly discovered biomarkers in deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s disease.
New research says calcium supplements may not be heart-healthy, but UAB cardiologists are saying there is no reason to panic.
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Parents’ driving distracted is a significant danger, and a UAB study suggests suburban and rural parents use cellphones with children in the car. 

Moon Nahm’s research has led to improvements in testing effectiveness of pneumonia vaccines, a key step to preventing deaths from S. pneumoniae, the leading cause of pneumonia estimated to kill 1.6 million children annually
Learning how sensory organs in the skin work may solve sensory disorders, including pain seen in inflammation, diabetes and cancer treatment.
UAB has increased campus internet connection speeds 10-fold and become the first university in Alabama to achieve 100 gigabits per second, up to 10,000 times many standard home internet speeds — increasing the institution’s competitive advantage in teaching, research and health care.
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A fight with breast cancer has brought Odenville Elementary teachers Meg Lowry and Michelle Simmons closer as they learn the disease is “not your grandmother’s story anymore.”
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"Studies indicate the vast majority of suicide attempt survivors end up eventually dying of something other than suicide, so a means of preventing someone from making future gun purchases during a suicidal crisis might reduce suicide rates.”
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Patients using Botox A for urinary incontinence show higher satisfaction with treatment due to greater reduction in bothersome symptoms.
UAB and UMass researchers have uncovered a new mechanistic understanding of potential treatment for genetic disorders.
The new clinic will be located just off Cahaba River Road behind the Colonnade and is the only clinic of its kind in the 459-corridor area.
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Almost 100 people have signed up for the annual Komen Race for the Cure in honor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation’s Yvonne Akins, a mentor and friend to many at UAB for 42 years.
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Combining two high-powered imaging techniques into a single scanner allows UAB to acquire and study PET and MRI data simultaneously, enabling new opportunities for diagnostic imaging of cancer, the brain and heart.
A UAB study examines teen sleep patterns and exposure to media in an effort to see if there is a link to teen obesity.
The change of practice in C-section delivery improves the health of mom and baby.
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