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The research team analyzed the clinical outcomes of more than 12,000 patients who had a TEE-guided percutaneous transcatheter intervention and found that, over the past decade, 3.6 percent of patients who had this procedure had complications.
Basic research in bacteria has led Michael Niederweis and Moon Nahm to 17 U.S. patents and various new technologies with real impacts on the welfare of society.
Learn what broken heart syndrome is, who is at risk for it, how to prevent it and more.
Hold onto your stomachs, folks. Norovirus is back and ready to spoil the party with its infamous symptoms.
Many with diabetes might get overwhelmed or experience burnout. Follow these five self-care diabetes tips from the UAB Comprehensive Diabetes Center to show yourself some love this February.
An overabundance of mast cells, which are important components of the immune system and are produced in the bone marrow, can lead to a variety of health issues.
Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disease characterized by the formation of granulomas in one or more organs of the body.
A nationwide study led by UAB researchers showed that cardiovascular health in young adults did not improve from 2007-2018 and only one in four people in that age group have ideal cardiovascular health.
UAB Hospital practice areas were honored with the “Best Hospital” designation, including cancer care, bariatric surgery, heart care, stroke care, minimally invasive surgery, comprehensive breast care, mammograms, obstetrics and women’s services.
Watching the portion and carb content of food and drinks can help prevent blood sugar spikes this New Year’s Eve.
The spinoff company, IN8bio Inc., uses proprietary drug-resistant immunotherapy licensed in part from UAB. Glioblastoma is the most aggressive type of cancer originating in the brain.
Precision medicine approach may identify those at high genetic risk of hypertension, heart failure, stroke and heart attacks and use precision medicine to help prevent fatal cardiovascular diseases.
Insights that are not possible with conventional two-dimensional platforms include characterization of obliterated airways in tuberculosis and hemorrhage from ruptured blood vessels in COVID-19 lungs, at near-microscopic levels.
UAB researchers have published an article demonstrating how the term “aggressive care,” used loosely by clinicians to describe care that can negatively impact quality of life for patients with serious illness, is often used to inappropriately label the preferences of African American patients.
The holiday season is a time when family members get together to share a meal; doctors recommend using this opportunity to learn more about one’s family history.
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