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Although combination chemotherapy with radiation has been the standard of care for treating rectal cancer for more than 20 years, very little is known about why some tumors are more resistant to this treatment than others.
With news about UAB’s first peer-reviewed, published transplant of genetically modified pig kidneys into a brain-dead human individual, there are many questions about what this means for the future of transplant and how this will save countless lives moving forward.
UAB physicians are working on the next steps to begin compassionate or emergency use of the pig kidneys in living humans. Two major approvals will be required.
Heart-healthy recipes have numerous other health benefits as well, such as strengthening gastrointestinal health and lowering blood-sugar and cholesterol levels.
 
In response to a viral infection, intrinsic IL-2 production by effector CD8 T cells affects IL-2 signaling, leading to different fates for two subsets of those cells — the one producing IL-2 and the one not producing IL-2.
UAB infectious diseases expert will discuss mask fit, filtration and effectiveness during the coronavirus pandemic in a free webinar Feb. 17 from noon-1 p.m.
The new procedure uses a balloon to separate bones in the shoulder, reducing pain and allowing physical therapy a chance to work.
UAB’s new intraoperative MRI suite allows for real time magnetic resonance imaging during surgical procedures.
UAB maternal-fetal medicine specialists partner with the DCH Health System to provide specialized care for high-risk pregnancy patients in West Alabama.
Consortium led by UAB researchers in the UAB Heersink School of Medicine and School of Public Health received additional funding to further study chronic hypertension and preeclampsia epigenetics participants enrolled in the CHAP trial.
The Cardiogenomics Clinic uses a patient’s genetic history to help develop a personalized treatment plan based on their genetic results.
Kitchen fires make up nearly a quarter of all burn injuries treated at the UAB Burn Center.
The UAB Trauma Center is busier than ever as the number of trauma cases at UAB Hospital has reached record levels.
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