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The goal of this project is to reduce health disparities in colonoscopy screening and colorectal cancer outcomes for vulnerable populations in Jefferson County.
Autumn Beavers, M.D., has been awarded the Fulbright scholarship that will allow her to study in Tanzania.
The device will be used to treat patients with symptomatic severe aortic stenosis who are at high or extreme risk for open-heart surgery.
In addition to providing excellent trauma care, UAB surgeons continue to establish innovative programs to better improve trauma care in Alabama.
Pulsed-field ablation disrupts the cellular membranes of vein tissue, irreversibly preventing those membranes from conducting electricity. This protects the heart from the rapid impulses which can cause atrial fibrillation.
Individuals in their 20s and 30s should be aware of the warning signs of colon cancer to know when to seek medical attention.
Alarmingly inadequate supply of blood, economic disparity and logistics among many factors playing a role in fueling shortage.

Although living with his congenital heart defect has come with its challenges, Bill Wingate hopes he can encourage others with similar conditions. 

The regimen — which relies solely on already FDA-approved medications — showed remarkable success in Parsons model case series.
UAB Hospital practice areas were honored with the “Best Hospital” designation, including cancer care, heart care, stroke care, minimally invasive surgery, comprehensive breast care, mammograms, obstetrics and women’s services.
As there is no current treatment for acute and recurrent acute pancreatitis, Dudeja hopes this grant will provide hope for those suffering with the disease.
There are several ways you can reduce your chances of pancreatic-related illness and monitor your overall well-being for any sudden changes.
Grant will further investigate the recent evidence from military and civilian medicine that suggests outcomes may be better when trauma patients receive whole blood, instead of previously separated blood products.
The world’s first clinical trial of Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta found that patients treated with REBOA were more likely to die than those who did not undergo REBOA.
Before a woman reaches the age of 40, a breast self-exam can help her stay mindful of her breast health and could potentially save her life if a cancerous lump is found early.
Physicians in the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB are advancing the field of thyroid care with cutting-edge, patient-specific procedures and collaborative research investigations.
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