Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States, but often it can be prevented. Let UAB show you how.
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BCRFA continues to provide substantial gifts to UAB Cancer Center to accelerate breast cancer research.
UAB’s David Kimberlin, M.D., who also is president of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, urges parents to speak with their child’s doctor about immunizations.
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Dean Selwyn Vickers will present his first State of the UAB School of Medicine speech Jan. 28.
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James Cimino, one of the nation’s leaders in using ‘big data’ resources to advance patient care, research and education, will head UAB’s new Informatics Institute.
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UAB neurology researcher Kristen Triebel gets substantial American Cancer Society grant to investigate the ability of patients to understand, choose and consent to treatment.
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Precious time is lost waiting for laboratory test results for people battling this infection. With the help of medical device startup Kypha Inc., one UAB researcher’s work could change this.
The Best Medicine Show highlights UAB medical students’ creative talents as they host an evening of song, dance and comedy.
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Robert Cerfolio, M.D., chief of Thoracic Surgery, to launch program at Sidney Lanier to introduce students to the broad field of medicine Jan. 13.
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Pediatric glaucoma is a rare, but dangerous eye disease. Learn more about this potential blinding condition and how ophthalmologists at UAB’s Callahan Eye Hospital saved the vision of one young boy.
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HPV testing alone is an effective alternative to current cervical cancer screening methods that use a Pap smear, or Pap smear-plus HPV test.
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Ted Kaptchuk, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and director of the Harvard-wide Program in Placebo Studies and the Therapeutic Encounter, will present “Placebo Effects: how is medicine more than drugs and surgery?” on Jan. 13.
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Thirty honors students and faculty traveled to the National Collegiate Honors Council in November.
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Best of 2014 2

The first patient in the Southeast to get the RNS responsive neurostimulation seizure-control device implanted in the brain reports dramatic results at UAB.

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Technological advances are changing the way medicine is practiced, and UAB’s Department of Biomedical Engineering is working with Southern Research Institute to be at the forefront of the field.
Best of 2014 2Sixteen 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.
Looking forward to a promising 2015, UAB News revisits some top stories of 2014.
Best of 2014 2If successful, the PRESERVE-1 trial could be a significant clinical breakthrough in the treatment of the condition by prolonging pregnancy and improving outcomes.
Clinic will field an interdisciplinary team to help ensure access to care for city’s most vulnerable patients.
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A ramped-up immune response may play a major role in autism disorders, according to a new study from UAB and Johns Hopkins.
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