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  • Presence of carpal tunnel syndrome may indicate a high risk of developing cardiac amyloidosis, according to study from All of Us Research Program
    UAB researchers leverage data from the All of Us Research Program to show that carpal tunnel syndrome is a sentinel event for cardiac amyloidosis.
  • CPR and AED save life of man at the gym with help from UAB physician
    Knowing the basics of CPR, even low-quality CPR from a bystander, can be a lifesaving action for a person in need.
  • Live HealthSmart Alabama celebrates community improvements in East Lake
    With more than 3,300 residents living in East Lake, Live HealthSmart Alabama hopes to encourage a healthier lifestyle by providing safe spaces for them to get outside.
  • UAB expands access to mental health services through advanced practice provider collaborations
    APPs are generally physician assistants or nurse practitioners, and in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology, they account for more than 1,000 arrived patient appointments each year.
  • Skin cancer protection: Experts walk through the life cycle of sun exposure
    UAB expert says wearing sunscreen and getting checked regularly by a dermatologist can be key in preventing skin cancer this summer.
  • UAB to offer free colonoscopy screenings to under- and uninsured for second consecutive year
    The goal of this project is to reduce health disparities in colonoscopy screening and colorectal cancer outcomes for vulnerable populations in Jefferson County.
  • Second Phase 3 clinical trial again shows dupilumab lessens disease in COPD patients with type 2 inflammation
    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients with type 2 inflammation saw rapid and sustained improvements after treatment with the monoclonal antibody dupilumab.
  • Too much screen time is a risk to children’s eyes. Here is how to protect their eye health.
    Reducing screen time, increasing physical activities and creating non-screen-related hobbies can help protect children’s eyes from irritation and strain.
  • UAB general surgery resident receives the prestigious Fulbright scholarship
    Autumn Beavers, M.D., has been awarded the Fulbright scholarship that will allow her to study in Tanzania.
  • UAB is already a national leader in clinical trials. Here is how it plans to extend the benefits to even more Alabamians.
    Participating in a clinical trial can be lifesaving, and now, more patients than ever have access to life-changing therapies at UAB.
  • Graduates of Live HealthSmart Alabama’s Community Leadership Academy present solutions to key stakeholders
    The CLA was made possible with support from Coca-Cola United, whose generous donation of $250,000 funded LHSA’s pilot academy.
  • UAB among first in the world to use a new TAVR system to treat aortic stenosis
    The device will be used to treat patients with symptomatic severe aortic stenosis who are at high or extreme risk for open-heart surgery.