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Cord blood from a newborn’s umbilical cord can be used to treat many types of blood cancers such as leukemia.
The device will be used to treat patients with symptomatic severe aortic stenosis who are at high or extreme risk for open-heart surgery.
UAB faculty, staff and students are helping create, organize and perform in the massive opening and closing ceremonies, happening July 7 and July 17 at Protective Stadium.
If you are in town for The World Games, or just want to skip the doctor’s office, UAB Medicine now has online urgent care options.
Thousands of people, many of them children, suffer eye injuries from fireworks each year in the United States. UAB ophthalmologists at the only eye emergency room in Alabama provide safety tips.
One UAB expert provides tips on how you can stay hydrated this summer during The World Games.
The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of only 52 NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the United States. This grant renewal award coincides with the 50th anniversary of the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center, which received its first core grant and NCI designation in 1972.
Alyson Haynes beat breast cancer through her determination and a strong support system at the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB.
Her leg broke at mile 16 of a marathon. Thanks to UAB Orthopaedics, she was racing again in seven months.
Kesha L. Thurston, DNP, and LaDana Williams-Davis, DNP, are alumnae of the UAB School of Nursing and have worked in the UAB Health System as CRNAs for more than 10 years. Their new scholarship will support students underrepresented in the nurse anesthesia field.
Radiofrequency ablation precisely delivers heat energy that can destroy lesions within the brain that are the cause of seizures.
Anyone traveling more than four hours by air, car or bus can be at risk for blood clots. The director of the UAB Vein Center provides tips on how to prevent blood clots when traveling.
Clinical trials serve as the bridge between research and patient care. Learn more about clinical trials, who can participate and why they play a vital role in cancer research.
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