A photojournalist turned U.S. Army nurse is a shining example of nursing school’s commitment to providing quality health care for veterans.
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nycu graphic 2The average American consumes nearly 2,000 mg a day over most adults’ ideal amount of sodium intake, excluding salt added at the table. Sodium found in restaurant, pre-packaged and processed foods, and foods like canned vegetables can increase heart disease and stroke risk, among others.
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Adherence to care improves when youth with HIV receive education and help navigating the system, according to study out of UAB.
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A biomarker, endothelial mitochondrial function, may be useful for early identification of newborn babies at risk for lung disease and could enable novel therapy approaches.
Brian Samuels, M.D., says there is an increase of eye pressure throughout the morning, and that pressure comes and goes throughout the day. This fluctuation is a known risk factor for the progression of glaucoma.
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The UAB Cancer Center offers patients with advanced and rare cancer, including those with any stage of pancreatic and brain cancer, the opportunity to have no-cost tumor profiling, and patients may be matched with an appropriate clinical trial or recommend use of an FDA-approved drug.
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The grant will help fund a study to determine whether people with multiple sclerosis get as much benefit from an exercise-based rehabilitation program delivered via internet and telephone as they do when the therapy is provided in a clinic.
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Researchers have found a new, more accurate way to determine if adolescents are overweight, important findings considering many school districts label adolescents — who tend to be more vulnerable to weight bias and fat shaming than adults — as obese.
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Successful Phase III trials at UAB contributed to the development of a novel “corrector-potentiator” combination drug therapy for cystic fibrosis patients.
UAB neurosurgery’s commitment to quality care is reflected in outcomes that beat national averages in key measurements.
The annual symposium May 15 will provide help and support for cancer patients and survivors.
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Investigators will have a state-of-the-art space to conduct safe and age-appropriate clinical research to advance the science and treatment of childhood diseases.
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The University of Alabama at Birmingham announces a partnership with Guideway Care to expand the reach of UAB’s proven cancer navigation program, Patient Care Connect, to patients nationally.
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were with youNew children’s book focuses on helping others and pursuing goals while having a career as a working mom.
Published in Faculty Excellence
were with youUAB is raising funds to hand out complimentary lifesaving infant CPR kits to caregivers of high risk infants.
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Approximately 14 million Americans have age-related macular degeneration, and a new study suggests it may be underdiagnosed in primary eye care settings.
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were with youThe UAB Women and Infants Center is among nearly a dozen organizations holding reunions for past NICU patients this spring.
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were with youNew dye could help better identify ureter, the passage between kidney and bladder, and prevent injury during minimally invasive pelvic surgery for women.
A multidisciplinary research team at UAB looks to address obesity as it is genetically passed from mother to child.
were with youMore than 1 million married women ages 15-44 across the United States are infertile. Janet McLaren Bouknight, M.D., offers insight on the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of infertile couples trying to conceive.
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