Increased risk of major adverse cardiac events after the later surgery persists for one year.
UAB has established the third multidisciplinary comprehensive clinic in the world for transverse myelitis, a rare spinal cord disease.
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UAB has received prestigious designation as a Comprehensive Stroke Center from the Joint Commission and American Heart Association.
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Between-hospital variations in active treatment explain much of the difference seen in infants born at 22 to 24 weeks of gestation.
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Becker’s Hospital Review has named UAB Hospital as one of the 100 Great Hospitals in America.
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Elevated PARP1 polymerase in HER2+ breast cancer may confer susceptibility to PARP inhibitor drugs.
The VORLab will study the effects of injuries sustained in football and other contact sports on balance, eye movement and vision to improve diagnostic tools and promote recovery.
The future for babies born with hypoplastic left-heart syndrome depends to a great extent upon additional cardiac issues that may not be fully known until after birth.
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AIDS cases in the Deep South have substantially increased in recent years. An upcoming Summit will address the issue April 17.
Incentive programs rewarding primary care physicians shown to lower medical spending and improve quality.
Fairhope, Alabama, resident Hayden Olds came for a second opinion, and ended up finding the best treatment route.
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The ability to build a mimic of the interferon-interferon receptor complex allows a hunt for unique monoclonal antibodies.
Similar to the ancient Greek legend of the Trojan horse, platelets in a transgenic mouse deliver a life-saving enzyme.
Kidney recipients infected only with HIV do as well as uninfected recipients, but HIV-infected recipients co-infected with hepatitis C virus have poorer outcomes.
UAB Hospital receives 2015 Women’s Choice Award and is named one of America’s Best Breast Centers. 
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UAB ophthalmologists are racing to save our sight. While the number of Americans with glaucoma could double by 2050, UAB’s team of specialists and scientists is expanding knowledge about the disease. Discover how expert care, clever inventions, and engineering ingenuity could lead to early detection and new treatments in UAB Magazine.
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Harvey Makadon, M.D., director of the National LGBT Health Education Center at the Fenway Institute, will be at UAB on March 11.
Many Alabama communities face a growing demand for health care, but a shrinking number of providers. Discover how UAB’s School of Nursing is training nurse practitioners to help fill the void in both primary and specialty care, with tracks reflecting the field’s evolving role, in UAB Magazine.
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The UAB studies are designed to test the safety and tolerability of CBD oil in patients with intractable seizures. CBD oil, a derivative of the cannabis plant, is delivered orally as an oily liquid.
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