Displaying items by tag: advances in treatment

Renal replacement therapy performed continuously over 24 hours provides better hemodynamic tolerance, fluid removal in critically ill patients with kidney failure.
UAB has been award a $28-million grant renewal for REGARDS, the nation’s largest study aimed at exploring racial and geographic differences in stroke illness and death.

Being physically active is tough for people with disabilities yet vitally important for their overall health and wellbeing. UAB research is working to break down barriers.

UAB School of Nursing earns federal grant to train more mental health nurse practitioners and to increase use of technology in care.
UAB research shows that brain-training exercises can improve processing speed and the ability to perform everyday activities

Multi-million dollar grant from the National Institutes of Health will propel research in energetics, aging and health disparities.

There aren’t many reasons to have an open hysterectomy with today’s robotic surgery options.

Spinal cord research at UAB gets boost with state funding through the T.J. Atchison Research Program.

Discovery may broaden clinical applications for a class of drugs that show promise for the treatment of familial breast and ovarian cancer.

Adrenalin-suppressing beta-blockers may delay need for valve-replacement surgery if used early in a growing cause of heart disease.

UAB researchers say a new blood test looking at 12 biomarkers for RA should help physicians better manage the disease.

A midurethral sling during surgery to repair pelvic organ prolapse reduces the risk of developing stress incontinence, but also poses greater risks.

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