The Golden Week program developed by UAB’s Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit was recently recognized nationally for its standardized set of practices for premature infants, providing them with quality care in their first week of life.
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UAB’s Stefan Kertesz, M.D., provides commentary on a new trial comparing yoga and physical therapy for those who suffer from low back pain.
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The goal is to avoid unnecessary surgery and reduce the number of biopsies of benign nodules and cancers that are unlikely to cause harm.
Recent findings from an innovative nationwide trial indicate that the drug pembrolizumab, when used in combination with standard therapy, may provide positive results for patients with locally advanced breast cancer.
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A UAB physician visited Jordan to provide health care to Syrian refugees with chronic conditions.
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nycu graphic 2Do-it-yourself braces and how-to videos on the internet have grown in popularity, but experts say there are dangers in avoiding trained orthodontic professionals.
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Vaccines are scientifically proven to save lives and prevent major outbreaks of highly infectious diseases among large populations in a safe and effective way.
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UAB study examines relationships between stigma, discrimination, abuse and depression in American Muslim women.
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were with youAs a Baby-Friendly hospital, UAB is dedicated to helping new moms provide the best care for their newborns.
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Authors conclude that the relationship between the complexity of left main coronary artery disease and clinical outcomes varies over time and lay out approaches for individualized strategy of revascularization.
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A multidisciplinary team will provide patients with advanced technology to diagnose and manage facial nerve disorders.
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nycu graphic 2Physicians at UAB share tips on men’s health and how it affects heart health, sexual function and memory and decreases cancer risk.
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This study will explore the role of biomechanical differences in the optic nerve that may explain why individuals of African descent are at greatest risk of developing glaucoma.
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The interdisciplinary approach aims to accelerate clinical innovation by training STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — students and clinicians to collaborate.
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The new UAB Breast Cancer Survivorship Clinic provides breast cancer patients extended follow-up care, helping them adjust to physical and emotional changes after treatment.
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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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