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In today’s busy world, people are inundated with information all competing for their selective attention. A UAB psychologist offers insight on how to maintain one’s focus at work and school.
President Ray L. Watts, M.D., and Anupam Agarwal, M.D., dean of the Heersink School of Medicine, invite you to the Distinguished Faculty Lecture honoring Casey Weaver, M.D., recipient of the 2022-2023 Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award.
The award celebrates the hope, compassion, positivity and strength through action that the honoree has brought to the lives of gynecologic cancer patients and survivors.
Continuous glucose monitors can transform one’s diabetes treatment and care. A UAB diabetes expert explains what patients should know about the devices when evaluating their diabetes care plans.
Researchers identify a new target to fight infections caused by the opportunistic lung pathogen Streptococcus pneumoniae — interference with the bacteria’s fermentation metabolism.
The study found that using a vaginal swab was more accurate than using urine for three types of sexually transmitted infections.
UAB endocrinology and fertility expert breaks down the basics of endometriosis, a common gynecologic condition affecting one in 10 women of reproductive age.
Registration is free and open to the public and will close on Friday, April 14.
These effector memory B cells appear poised for a rapid serum antibody response upon secondary challenge one year later, and evidence shows that the cells in this subset differ from all previously described memory B cell subsets.
The All of Us Southern Network has enrolled more than 30,000 people. The new Dothan location will extend enrollment opportunities into the Wiregrass.
The temporary PNS device can be used to treat chronic nerve pain, as well as joint pain and back pain, for patients for whom oral medications are not effective, or who wish to minimize the use of medications or more invasive procedures.

UAB is partnering with Bibb Medical Center to provide screenings and diagnostic treatment.
A night or two of poor sleep can be normal. But if the problem persists, it may be time to seek professional advice.
The grant validates the science of Alveolus Bio, and the funds will support development of first-of-its-kind inhaled biotherapeutics to treat chronic lung diseases.
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