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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.
Undergoing surgery can be a highly stressful time for patients and families. Surgeons at UAB work with a team of health care providers to guide patients through the surgery process and provide high-quality, personalized care.
This study, performed in a pre-clinical human model, is the first time xenotransplanted pig kidneys have shown clearance of creatinine and shown a standard immunosuppression regimen may be sufficient.
Knowing the signs of this cancer can be lifesaving as sometimes the symptoms can mirror those of benign conditions.
Despite fewer drivers on the roads and fewer injuries per accident, fatal crashes in Alabama increased by 26 percent over the three years from 2020 through 2022.
From trampoline safety to ATV injury prevention, UAB experts are sharing their top tips for maintaining awareness and taking preventative measures to ensure summer break safety.
A simultaneous bilateral adrenalectomy removes both adrenal glands at the same time, providing benefits to both the patient and surgeons.
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