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After two and half years of not having a voice, Deborah Hays Emanuel can now sing her song of resilience thanks to the UAB Voice Clinic.
Hunter Skoog, Robert Wineski and Nick Rivers were the first residents to receive a certification for the Inspire device and for transoral robotic surgery.
Cure HHT has named the HHT Clinic at UAB Hospital a Center of Excellence. Only hospitals equipped with the proper personnel, expertise, commitment and resources to provide comprehensive evaluation, treatment and education to individuals with HHT and their families receive this designation.
Tea, honey and voice rest. All things to bring a voice back. But do they work, and what causes one to lose their voice?  
As it turns out, growing old and wise does not always equate to growing old and able to hear.
The technology gives surgeons a real-time three-dimensional navigation of complex tumors, so they can easily sort through the layers of the skull and gain insights into the tumor and surrounding anatomical structures like major arteries and skull base.
The UAB Health Services Foundation General Endowment Fund awarded Do-Yeon Cho, M.D., associate professor of the Department of Otolaryngology and director of the Smell and Taste Clinic, with funding for his proposal to create state-of-the-art care for smell and taste loss patients.
The biodegradable nanovehicles accumulated in human breast cancer tumors in mice after systemic injection, and they inhibited oncogene expression and extended survival of the mice.
The ALA Award is a mark of recognition and esteem for outstanding achievement.
This innovative procedure provides qualifying otology patients with a less invasive treatment option than traditional ear surgery.
According to the Alabama Department of Public Health, Alabama ranks fifth in the United States for oral cavity and pharynx cancer incidence and seventh among the states for oral cavity and pharynx cancer deaths.
Thyroid nodules are not usually cancerous, but can cause pain and discomfort, as well as thyroid complications.
UAB’s Jessica Grayson, M.D., clears the confusion on how to tell COVID-19 from other respiratory illnesses.
Record $95 million Heersink lead gift to advance strategic growth and biomedical innovation.
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The Delta variant poses a new threat to pregnant women. UAB women’s health and infectious disease experts discuss the effects of COVID-19 and the vaccines on pregnancy.   

The National Cancer Institute awarded Jason Warram, Ph.D., $2.7 million for his research project using disease-targeted fluorescent antibodies to better guide surgeons and pathologists during oncologic surgery.
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