In contrast to unreliable third-party physician rating and review systems, UAB Medicine is empowering consumers to make informed health care decisions based on reliable information from actual patients through its online physician directory.
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Kids often acquire S. mutans, a cavity-causing bacterium from nonfamily members, researchers report at the American Society for Microbiology annual meeting.
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UAB Medicine is the first in Alabama to advance cardiology services by offering a first-of-its-kind heart stent that gradually dissolves in the body.
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UAB now offers the largest cancer precision medicine clinical trial, NCI-MATCH, with customized treatments for patients based on genetics.
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UAB has implemented a new application suite to improve clinical trial management, and enhance communication among trial sites and with study participants.
UAB continues to improve maternal and infant health as the only university to be a member of all three NIH perinatal networks.
Mild to moderate muscle and nerve strain provokes symptom flares in individuals with chronic fatigue syndrome.
The NIH recently awarded UAB $11.5 million to support studies that will assess treatment of babies born with congenital cytomegalovirus but no symptoms, and frequency of neonatal herpes infections in the United States and Peru.
A new study from the UAB School of Dentistry shows that women who are pregnant are more likely to have gingivitis in their first and second trimesters, which can negatively affect mother and baby.
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PaintFest America, a nationwide tour engaging cancer communities in the healing power of art, visits UAB on July 14.
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The Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program says UAB meets all criteria as a Comprehensive Center to deliver safe, high-quality bariatric patient care.
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BCRFA is accepting proposals for a two-year collaborative breast cancer research award among the UAB Cancer Center, Southern Research and HudsonAlpha.
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Clinic opens Aug. 1 and will initially offer urology, gastroenterology, endocrinology and rheumatology care.
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A UAB psychologist discusses addiction and recognizing the symptoms of mental illness in adults and children.
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Nicholas Dionne-Odom, Ph.D., will use a five-year, $935,000 award to research and develop a health-coaching program to support family caregivers for persons with advanced cancer and help them stay healthy and functioning at a high level.
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High mosquito and human population densities, combined with mosquito breeding conditions, are the central cause for Zika virus.
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The grant will provide Bail a total of $30,000 of support over two years as she enters the dissertation phase of her studies.
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With these tips from UAB Emergency Medicine, know how to identify poison ivy, oak and sumac, protect yourself against allergic reaction, and treat exposed areas.
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The partnership will bring a highly effective and precise alternative to traditional radiation therapy for treating cancer and some noncancerous tumors, without many of the side effects that often accompany treatment.
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Metabolism-based therapies such as the ketogenic diet have the potential to become a valuable adjunct to standard cancer treatment.
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