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Osteoporosis, Age-associated bone loss, Mesenchymal Stem Cell , Osteoblast, osteoblast formation, Adipocytes

Researchers Describe Mechanism That Underlies Age-Associated Bone Loss

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A major health problem in older people is age-associated osteoporosis — the thinning of bone and the loss of bone density that increases the risk of fractures. Researchers have now detailed an underlying mechanism leading to that osteoporosis.

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Concussion, concussion care, mTBI, traumatic brain injuries, Traumatic Brain Injury, traumatic brain injury rehab, Traumatic Brain Injury Research, pediatrcs, Return to School

Studies Inconsistent on When Concussed Students Should Return to Learn, Policies and Protocols May Be Needed

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Reintegration into school has been a noticeably neglected area of focus in concussion research, particularly in comparison to research on return-to-play. When and how a student should be fully integrated into the classroom are just two questions UAB and Children’s of Alabama researchers are looking to answer.

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ACHD, Congenital Heart Disease, congenital heart , Heart Disease, Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Cardiology, Cardiovascular disease (CVD), CVD, UAB

Importance of Lifetime Care for Adult Congenital Heart Disease Patients

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Alabama Adult Congenital Heart Disease Director Mark Cribbs, M.D.In the last decade, the number of adults living with congenital heart disease began exceeding the number of children living with congenital heart disease, even as treatments improved. That means more and more people are in need of adult care. “The transition from pediatric to adult care can be difficult to navigate,” said Alabama Adult Congenital Heart Disease Director Mark Cribbs, M.

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autoimmunde disorders

Expert Available to Discuss Fibromyalgia

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Urologic, Urologic Cancer, Urologic Cancers, urologic oncology, Urology, bladder, Bladder Cancer

UAB Adopts Innovative Imaging Agent to Improve Detection of Certain Bladder Cancers

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A blue-light cystoscopy may detect certain bladder cancer tumors more than the use of standard white-light diagnostic testing.

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Fibroid, fibroid embolization, Fibroid Relief, fibroid symptoms, Fibroids, Women's Health, Women's Health Care, Hysterectomy, Hysterectomies, Interventional Radiologist, Interventional Radiologists, Interventional Radiology, patient advocacy, Obstetric Care, Gynecologic, gynecologic health, Obgyn, OB GYN, OB-GYN, OB-GYN doctors-in-training , Uteren Fibroid, Uterine, Uterus, symptomatic fibroids, Period, Periods, Minimally invasive surgical procedures, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Catheter, Ablation, Catheter Ablation, Ultrasound

Expert Available to Discuss Hysterectomy Alternative for Fibroids

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National Science Foundation (NSF) , Plasma, Physics, Engineering, nanoscale materials, Commercialization, commercialization of research, Manufacturing, manufacturing innovation, Food Safety, Aerospace, Medicine, Agriculture, plasma science

$20 Million Statewide Grant to Further Plasma Research, Synthesize Novel Materials and Improve Technologies in Manufacturing Industries

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UAB will be a fundamental player in the Alabama jurisdiction of the program, which has just five awardees, with primary goals of improving scientific research and building workforce capacity.

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Another Freaking Storm? PTSD, Depression, Anxiety Disorders to Be Expected.

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physical medicine and rehabilitation, Rehabiliation, rehab psychology, Psycholgy, Psychologist, Ptsd Treament, Ptsd Therapy, PTSD, depression, Depression, Traumatic Injuries, Injury

Rehabilitation Psychologists Provide Pathways to Quality of Life for the Injured, Ill

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UAB’s team of rehab psychologists provides care and pathways to better the quality of life for patients who suffer from a multitude of traumatic injuries.

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selena gomez, Kidney Transplant, kidney transplant chain, Kidney Transplants, Kidney Advocacy, living kidney donation, living kidney donors, Lupus, lupus and kidney transplant, lupus and kidney transplants, Kidney Chain, francia raisa

Kidney Transplant Surgeon Jayme Locke Available to Discuss Significance & Importance of Selena Gomez Having a Living Donor







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