UAB Hospital has received a 2017 Women’s Choice Award for being one of America’s Best Breast Centers in the United States.
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Researchers use compounds found in a combination plant-based diet to successfully prevent and treat ER-negative breast cancer in mice.
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A UAB spinoff has received a stage two grant to test a potential solution for malfunctioning vascular access.
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UAB Specialty Pharmacy Services has been awarded URAC accreditation in the area of Specialty Pharmacy.
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Reintegration into school has been a noticeably neglected area of focus in concussion research, particularly in comparison to research on return-to-play. When and how a student should be fully integrated into the classroom are just two questions UAB and Children’s of Alabama researchers are looking to answer.
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UAB Medicine has a long history of caring for patients with adult congenital heart disease, and the Alabama Adult Congenital Heart Program is the only one in Alabama and one of a handful in the country that provide continuing care for patients as they move into adulthood.
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A blue-light cystoscopy may detect certain bladder cancer tumors more than the use of standard white-light diagnostic testing.
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UAB’s team of rehab psychologists provides care and pathways to better the quality of life for patients who suffer from a multitude of traumatic injuries.
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Workforce development funding and program support comes from entities including the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Jonas Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Komen Foundation, American Cancer Society, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
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Alina Franke registered to donate her bone marrow in Hamburg, Germany, in 2009. She wound up being the one person in 24 million around the world on the Be The Match registry to be the perfect match that Jimmy Roberson needed.

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nycu graphic 2Comprehensive eye exams can detect a variety of eye conditions that, left untreated in a child, could result in partial or complete loss of vision later in life.
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After years of pain and excessive and prolonged menstrual cycle bleeding, Venita Gowdy found relief at UAB after undergoing a fibroid embolization in lieu of hysterectomy.

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UAB provides ovarian cancer care beyond traditional interventions to include nutrition, supportive care, counseling and genetic testing.
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The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center will do whatever it can to work with cancer patients displaced from the storm or otherwise unable to be in the Houston region for tests or treatment.
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Registration open for health care summit focused on integrating HIV prevention into primary care.
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UAB physicians will present several new treatment regimens available for those with hepatitis C, including some that have shown excellent cure rates.
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Health care provider recommendation of HPV vaccines could help decrease secondary cancers in childhood cancer survivors.
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UAB has created new clinical space with a $10 million renovation of the Whitaker Clinic at UAB Hospital.
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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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A screening program conducted by University of Alabama at Birmingham Callahan Eye Hospital ophthalmologists is helping cut negative outcomes from ROP in infants by half.
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