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The results are promising but surgeons are watching for more evidence that such a big, and expensive, change in organ storage is worthwhile — and if so, when best to use it, said Dr. Devin Eckhoff, transplant division director at the University of Alabama at Birmingham
A sea turtle discovered in Alabama is a new species from the Late Cretaceous epoch, according to a study published April 18, 2018 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Drew Gentry from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA, and colleagues.
On February 14, 2018, Campbell and Ferreira wed in the UAB NICU — right next to then 3-month-old Kaelin's crib. Ferreira's favorite neonatologist, Dr. Waldemar Carlo, walked the bride down the hospital hallway, which was turned into a makeshift aisle.
Jayun Patel, student at University of Alabama at Birmingham, developed wearable technology that aims to prevent sexual assault.
No matter where you live, if you use public bathrooms, your shoes are treading on — and potentially picking up — all sorts of microbes.
Thousands of university students and employees targeted by email phishing schemes this year have taken the bait. Fortunately, they were duped not by real scammers, but by their own schools.
After winning the TED Prize in 2016, Parcak founded the GlobalXplorer initiative, which trains citizen scientists to analyze satellite imagery for archaeological sites and signs of looting.
Unless new antibiotics are developed against gonorrhea, or a vaccine created, these kinds of extreme cases will begin showing up in the United States, said Edward Hook, an infectious disease expert with the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
U.S. emergency rooms treated 123,355 high-heel-related injuries between 2002 and 2012, say researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
This new feature is especially important in light of recent findings that show HIV diagnoses in U.S. millennial populations aren't declining.
Critics say the rule would inject the government into the doctor-patient relationship and could throw patients who lost access to the drugs into withdrawal or even provoke them to buy dangerous street drugs.
"Professional societies should consider extending the age screening requirements to improve outcomes for this older population of women."
But an array of new trials is delving into the benefits of time-restricted feeding (TRF), which allows people to eat what they want within a time frame.
Scientists are bringing precision medicine to rheumatoid arthritis for the first time by using genetic profiling of joint tissue to see which drugs will work for which patients.
Proton therapy is an evolution of radiation treatment that’s been in use since 1990, and it quickly moved from clinical trials to treating patients.
"People are recognizing the value of eating whole foods," says registered dietitian Amy Goss, PhD, assistant professor of nutrition sciences at University of Alabama At Birmingham's Nutrition Obesity Research Center, of the diet's newfound popularity.
On Thursday, March 29, the Victor Wooten Trio will perform in the Alys Stephens Center’s Jemison Concert Hall. Recently, Wooten spoke with us by phone as he prepared to embark on the current leg of the TRYPNOTYX tour.
Keto vs. IIFYM? Whole30, Paleo, or Pegan? Forget the fad diets and go with proven advice of weight-loss experts who know what really works to win at losing.
The Antarctica peninsula is shrinking as global temperatures rise. David Greene talks to scientist James McClintock about why warm weather is killing off penguin populations.
Blood stored for long may be less safe for patients with massive blood loss and shock as it may have adverse effects on them.
"Aging is the big enchilada ... if we could do something about slowing the rate of aging, it's going to change everything."
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