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The award recognizes those in the medical community who have made monumental contributions to cancer prevention, control research and practice.
A UAB infectious diseases physician breaks down what you need to know about flu, RSV and COVID as people navigate colder months and have exposure to these viruses.
UAB Medicine hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the new NICU Bookworms vending machine. United States Representative Terri A. Sewell (AL-07) joined the ceremony and read to infants in the UAB RNICU and Children’s of Alabama NICU.
While it has long been thought that the most direct health effect linked to the sanitation crisis in the Black Belt was due to soil-transmitted hookworm, a study led by UAB found no evidence of transmission.
Researchers have identified a gut-lung axis driven by intestinal antimicrobial peptide expression and mediated by the intestinal microbiota that is linked to lung injury in newborns.
The UAB Neonatal Helping Hands program provides volunteers the opportunity to hold, rock, talk, sing and read to infants in the RNICU and CCN. The program, which was paused in 2020 due to COVID, has relaunched and is accepting volunteer applications.
New research from UAB shows a possible link between poverty and a child’s possibility of having a relapse in their acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Published results from two UAB studies found the duration of intermittent hypoxemia events and the presence and persistence of a patent ductus arteriosus after birth are two novel risk factors of BPD-PH in preterm infants.
UAB pediatric obstetrician and gynecologist provides tips to parents on having open conversation with their adolescent daughter about her overall reproductive health.
Ashton Ayers was not expected to survive after an accident left her with a traumatic brain injury during her freshman year of high school. A decade later, Ayers defied the odds and graduated from the UAB School of Nursing.
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 drug appears to help strengthen pathways in the brain, improving the ability of neurons to communicate with each other.
The grant validates the science of Alveolus Bio, and the funds will support development of first-of-its-kind inhaled biotherapeutics to treat chronic lung diseases.
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