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UAB researchers conducted a study including approximately 20,000 left ventricular assist device recipients and found that women had worse clinical outcomes compared with men across social and clinical subgroups of interest.

The NIH grants will fund two studies evaluating the role of behavioral, geographic and demographic vulnerabilities in relation to HIV acquisitions among cis- and transgender women in the South.
Description of this mechanism offers a promising therapeutic target to limit lung injury and death. Lower respiratory tract infections, including bacterial pneumonia, are the fourth-leading cause of death worldwide, with 120 million to 156 million cases and 1.4 million deaths a year.
Patients suffering from cystic fibrosis often struggle with malnutrition, due to the disease’s impact on the digestive system and the increased energy needs of the body.
UAB internist and pediatrician provides tips on how parents can discuss weight with their children, as well as promote healthy living among their family.
The UAB Minority Health & Health Equity Research Center presents the 2023 UAB Health Equity Research Symposium, in person for the first time since 2019.
Continuous glucose monitors can transform one’s diabetes treatment and care. A UAB diabetes expert explains what patients should know about the devices when evaluating their diabetes care plans.
The study found that using a vaginal swab was more accurate than using urine for three types of sexually transmitted infections.
These effector memory B cells appear poised for a rapid serum antibody response upon secondary challenge one year later, and evidence shows that the cells in this subset differ from all previously described memory B cell subsets.
The findings indicate that inflammation is present in the brain early in the disease’s progression, but how inflammation affects disease progression remains unknown.
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