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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.
The new location offers a wide range of comprehensive and specialty eye services to patients in Homewood.
Registration is open now for the 17th annual UAB National Alumni Society Scholarship Run, and runners can choose the virtual option or run in person.
Daniel Bergman, M.D., and Lauren Kole, M.D., from the Department of Dermatology share advice on how to can take care of one’s skin.
Chronic pain often leads to depression, which increases suffering and is clinically difficult to treat. Understanding the underlying mechanism identifies a potential therapeutic target for treatment.
Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disease characterized by the formation of granulomas in one or more organs of the body.
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 ArtBLINK Gala features local artists who create original works of art in the “blink of an eye,” and raises funds for the O’Neal Fund for Excellence.
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.
The researcher says this proposal will analyze the novel concept that circadian disruption presents an additional challenge to mitochondrial function and liver health in the alcohol consumer.
Diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of blindness in American adults. The source of this damage may lie in the belly — mainly a leaky small intestine. A novel treatment can possibly prevent or reverse this damage.
The study’s goal is to limit the toxic side effects common to many cancer therapies while not affecting their therapeutic benefits.
UAB Neurosurgery heads to local elementary schools to encourage young students to consider the STEM fields as they ponder career choices.
A new Biomedical Research and Psychology Building — made possible by a $76 million federal appropriation — received stage 1 approval from the UA System Board of Trustees.
Childhood cancer survivors with two genetic variations on the ROBO2 gene and who were treated with high doses of anthracycline treatment have a higher risk of developing cardiomyopathy.
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.
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