High mosquito and human population densities, combined with mosquito breeding conditions, are the central cause for Zika virus.
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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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Eric Wallace is piloting telehealth program, which he says could open the door for Alabamians in rural communities to receive more subspecialized care without traveling long distances.
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A record $2,006,063 was pledged for this year’s campaign, which will help provide financial assistance to more than120 nonprofits in the Birmingham community.
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The Top 25 award program, presented by the UAB National Alumni Society, is designed to identify, recognize and celebrate the success of alumni business leaders.
A workshop is set to provide information and resources for MDS patients and families June 25.
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A UAB study in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows patients’ mobility while hospitalized helps maintain daily activity in older adults.
Vape pens are catching on, but there is a hidden danger. They sometimes blow up, and a UAB burn surgeon says the results are decidedly unpleasant.
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New Living Donor Navigator Program tailored to African-Americans and a new Facebook app aim to increase access to living kidney transplants and reduce the number of patients awaiting transplant.

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The new Kirklin Institute for Research in Surgical Outcomes positions UAB as a world leader in improving patient outcomes.
A robotic 3-D printer will build the tissue through computer-assisted design and computer-assisted manufacturing, but using living cells as the pieces of the structure.
This competitive award recognizes outstanding achievements and contributions to VA research and provides five years of salary support.
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A UAB physician provides information on risks, recommendations and effects of Zika virus for pregnant women.
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Wick Many, associate dean in Montgomery, named one of 10 leaders of the River Region by Montgomery Advertiser.
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UAB has received a grant to develop and implement Ebola and infectious disease training to further protect health care and public safety workers.
UAB is part of a national study aimed at teaching medical students the best ways to help their future patients maintain a healthy weight.
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The UAB course was part of a master’s degree program in bioinformatics for researchers in Mali, where malaria is a scourge.
AIMTech’s ResistX treadmill will make its debut at the American College of Sports Medicine’s annual conference.
Cystic fibrosis lung cells were restored to 50 percent of healthy function in work that provides the first evidence that novel therapeutic strategies for human patients can be identified based on yeast studies.
The new chair named to lead UAB’s Department of Pathology has a strong background in personalized medicine, clinical care and basic science research.
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