Antenatal corticosteroids given to high-risk moms are associated with better outcomes for babies born prematurely.
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society has named UAB a Center of Comprehensive MS Care, the highest designation in its three-tiered system.
The Suki Foundation, Children’s of Alabama and UAB have established an endowed professorship in Rett syndrome.
UAB researchers looked at body cooling versus normal temperature control in pediatric patients who suffered cardiac arrest in the hospital to find that neither is more beneficial.
UAB and VICIS have each made major strides in developing next generation football helmets in response to the growing concussion crisis, and they have partnered to combine expertise and intellectual property to bring more effective helmets to the market.
Pediatric patients admitted to intensive care units face increased risk of death from sudden kidney problems.
Contrary to advertisements, bumper pads and stuffed animals are not part of a safe sleep environment for infants.
UAB will study a drug originally developed for Parkinson’s disease that may help reduce breath holding in patients with Rett syndrome.
The winners of the first SPARC competition, an initiative between UAB Medicine and Medscape, will share $40,000 in grants for quality improvement projects.
Three UAB researchers are among 391 nationwide to be recognized for their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.