Displaying items by tag: school of medicine

One UAB experts says the roles of screenings, warning signs and a healthy lifestyle are all keys to cancer prevention.
UAB researchers leverage All of Us Research Program nationwide data from a diverse group of individuals to show that the genetic risk of hypertension varied between males and females.
Researchers have identified a gut-lung axis driven by intestinal antimicrobial peptide expression and mediated by the intestinal microbiota that is linked to lung injury in newborns.
After a loved one receives a breast cancer diagnosis or surgery, it is important for caregivers and support partners to know how they can best help the patient during the difficult time.
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 academy provides a forum where knowledge and skills are developed and refined to support community leaders as they conduct planning and improvement projects, balance needs and resources, and secure funding that ignites change.
The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB is recruiting Alabama women who have never had breast cancer for the study, to test a personalized approach to breast cancer screening.
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.
Researchers found 19 Bacteroides vulgatus genes that were unique to three strains that show early engraftment in patients after a fecal transplant, as opposed to seven strains that did not show early engraftment. Most transplant failures occur in the first four weeks.
A materials engineering Ph.D. student was awarded a scholarship from the Society of Plastic Engineers to help fund research to better the environment.
Michelle Wooten, Ph.D., assistant professor of astronomy in the Department of Physics, and eye specialists from the University of Alabama at Birmingham share some useful facts and tips to enjoy the upcoming eclipses.
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.
UAB researchers conducted a landmark study that established the reference intervals for natriuretic peptides — hormones that regulate a range of beneficial bodily functions — and revealed that natriuretic peptide deficiency increases the risk of cardiometabolic diseases.
Analysis of a survey of 18,041 people in rural KwaZulu-Natal revealed a discrepancy between the ability of the South African health system to respond to the health needs of people with communicable diseases and the health needs of people with non-communicable diseases.
This new grant will be used to develop a full-scale family of devices for inhaled nitric oxide delivery for patients with pulmonary hypertension that can be used in health care facilities and for at-home care.
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