Health & Medicine
The diet increased quality of life, and it decreased serum levels of the adipokine leptin and a marker of oxidative stress.
The Junior Board of Alzheimer’s of Central Alabama will fund a UAB program to train the next generation of Alzheimer’s disease researchers.
The Antiviral Drug Discovery and Development Center at UAB will study infectious diseases, including influenza, West Nile, Zika, chikungunya and more.
UAB is part of a clinical trial published in the New England Journal of Medicine that showed using bag-mask ventilation improves outcomes and could potentially save lives.
The 16th Annual Conference of the Midsouth Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Society will be held March 28-30 and UAB’s third Annual Transformative and Translational Informatics Symposium will be on March 28. 
Clinical experts of UAB School of Nursing offer educational resources and enrich discussion online through YouTube livestreams.
Alison Cernich, Ph.D., the director of the NIH National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research, will be the featured speaker at the March 20 symposium.
A volunteer dentistry event at UAB provided free oral health care to locally underserved children.
UAB nephrologists will raise awareness about chronic kidney disease, which is the sixth-fastest-growing cause of death in the world, on World Kidney Day.  
Patients at UAB now have access to state-of-the-art robotic surgery technology.
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