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Knowing the signs of this cancer can be lifesaving as sometimes the symptoms can mirror those of benign conditions.
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.
The future has much potential as the REACH Up and Out program hopes to continue to make an impact on the lives of Black women in the Deep South.
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.
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.
To address the critical need for more emergency medical services in Birmingham and Alabama, UAB Hospital — with support from the State of Alabama — is creating 59 new exam rooms and more than 66,000 square feet of clinical space to meet service demand. 
UAB was involved in clinical trials that led to an accelerated approval of the drug lecanemab, commercially known as Leqembi, in January 2023. A UAB Alzheimer’s expert discusses the therapy and what full approval means for the AD field.
These nanowires, which can transport electrons to help a microbe make energy, were first described in a Geobacter bacteria; but now nanowires appear to be widespread in both bacteria and archaea prokaryotes.
Earlier this spring, UAB providers, assisted by staff volunteers, performed various exams for the student-athletes, including an eye exam by UAB Eye Care, musculoskeletal exam, evaluation of cardiac and pulmonary function, and reading of standard vitals.
UAB researchers aim to look at the value of using a driving simulator to predict on-road driving performance after TBI.
This funding will be used to research multiple health conditions, including alcohol-related liver disease, Alzheimer’s disease, breast cancer, heart failure, inflammatory bowel disease and Zhu-Tokita-Takenouchi-Kim syndrome.
Six-year-old Waylon Marshall was able to sign a one-day contract with the Barons, a true milestone just six months after a traumatic hand injury was thought to have crushed his baseball dreams.    
UAB researchers conducted a nationwide population-level study to assess the cardiovascular health in Asian American adults. Results revealed that cardiovascular health declined in foreign-born Asian Americans by 28 percent from 2011-2020.
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.
Heat illness can be a serious matter, say UAB emergency physicians. Be prepared, and be safe.
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