Two young Alabama women formed a bond over a rare germ cell cancer affecting only 1,000 women across the United States.
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UAB School of Nursing Professor David Vance, Ph.D., received a five-year, $2.86 million R01 grant to test ways of improving cognitive function in older adults with HIV.
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The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center has developed a statewide coalition to increase uptake of HPV vaccinations in Alabama.
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Adam Gordon, O.D., discusses blue light, including the lack of clinical evidence in advertisements overstating dangers, as well as the effects of blue light on sleep and eye discomfort.
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UAB School of Medicine alumnus uses his talents and his faith to give the gift of sight to those in Kenya and Alabama.
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UAB News introduced Baby JJ and the Burford family to the public in 2015. After two difficult surgeries in his first year of life, Jeremiah reaches a milestone in his road to recovery.
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Palliative care helps patients get the most out of life, whether they’re newly diagnosed, a survivor, or nearing the end of their journey. UAB’s palliative care pioneers provide a fresh look at the fast-growing specialty and its emphasis on listening, choices, patient goals, and quality of life.
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Customized deep-coverage, next-generation sequencing will replace the current state-of-the-art approach.
Alabama landmarks will change their colors to bring awareness to the need for Alabama’s residents to register to be organ donors.
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Gift from United Therapeutics will establish Xenotransplantation Institute and bring additional resources to support the endeavor with a goal of genetically modified kidney transplants taking place by 2021.
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Infertility choices for women are expanded with UAB Fertility Care Network.
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Role of mentors for patients with diabetes is the focus of a $30,000 grant.
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Michelle Harris came to UAB on maximal life support, unsure if she would live after a rare multisystem autoimmune disease attacked her lungs. Now, she will go home with her eyes on upcoming prom and graduation.
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UAB becomes one of only six hospitals in Alabama to be recognized as a leader in health care equality.
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A new multi-institutional study looks at the negative effects of a high-carbohydrate diet on the heart.
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Part of the challenge is to do a better job of helping patients make their own, well-informed choices.
Springing forward with daylight saving time may increase your risk of having a heart attack if you have a history of heart disease.
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UAB’s Suzanne Oparil, M.D., has been selected as one of only three doctors from the United States to receive the Clinical Excellence Award at the National Physician of the Year Awards in New York City.
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Oak Mountain High School will host the third annual Color Run 5K at Oak Mountain State Park on March 12 to raise money for cancer research at UAB.
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Research study conducted at UAB shows that weekly dosage of paclitaxel versus three-week treatment does not prolong progression-free survival in patients with ovarian cancer.
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