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  • UAB HHT Clinic named Center of Excellence
    Jul 11, 2023
    Cure HHT has named the HHT Clinic at UAB Hospital a Center of Excellence. Only hospitals equipped with the proper personnel, expertise, commitment and resources to provide comprehensive evaluation, treatment and education to individuals with HHT and their families receive this designation.
  • UAB surpasses 20,000 robotic surgeries milestone, looks to future of continued surgical care
    Apr 28, 2023
    In just the five years since UAB completed 10,000 robotic surgeries, surgeons across 15 disciplines have now collectively exceeded 20,000 robotic surgeries, setting a record for the hospital.
  • FDA mandate to limit acetaminophen in acetaminophen-opioid medications is associated with reduced serious liver injury
    Mar 07, 2023
    The federal mandate, which was announced in 2011 and implemented in 2014, limited acetaminophen to 325 milligrams per opioid-acetaminophen combination pill. Acetaminophen is toxic to livers at high doses.
  • Be mindful this Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month with resources from UAB
    Mar 01, 2023
    UAB is committed to increasing awareness and education about colorectal cancer throughout the month of March.
  • UAB Medicine to offer colonoscopy for at-risk patients at Cooper Green
    Feb 28, 2023
    A grant from ADPH will provide colonoscopies for at-risk patients of Cooper Green during colorectal cancer awareness month in March.
  • Study characterizes pediatric hepatitis outbreak cluster in Alabama
    Jul 13, 2022
    Results published in the New England Journal of Medicine show the adenovirus was a common finding among nine pediatric hepatitis cases found in Alabama from October 2021 to February 2022. While adenovirus was identified in the blood of all nine hepatitis cases, causation has not been proved, and the role of adenovirus infection itself in this outbreak remains unclear.  
  • $100 million in contributions to transform UAB School of Medicine
    Sep 28, 2021
    Record $95 million Heersink lead gift to advance strategic growth and biomedical innovation.
  • A T-cell stimulatory protein and interleukin-10 synergize to prevent gut inflammation
    Mar 25, 2021
    This study will aid the understanding of, and future research on, inflammatory bowel disease, which afflicts about 1.6 million Americans. 
  • Cancer health and education providers stress importance of colorectal cancer awareness following death of “Black Panther” actor
    Sep 02, 2020
    Black people in the United States have the highest rates of colorectal cancer of any racial or ethnic group, according to the American Cancer Society.