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Acute Kidney Injury Identifiable in Preterm Infants

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Early diagnosis of acute kidney injury in preterm infants is possible through urinary protein markers.
28-Jul-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UAB Researchers Discover Why Brain Neurons in Parkinson’s Disease Stop Benefiting From Levodopa

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Many Parkinson’s disease patients using L-DOPA develop irreversible and involuntary repetitive, rapid and jerky movements. UAB researchers have uncovered an essential mechanism of long-term memory for L-DOPA-induced-dyskinesia, and this may be a...
28-Jul-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Shows Sharing of Cavity-Causing Bacteria May Not Be Only From Mothers to Children

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Research shows sharing of cavity-causing bacteria may not be only from mothers to children
25-Jul-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UAB Hospital First in Alabama to Offer First-of-Its-Kind Dissolving Heart Stent

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UAB Medicine is the first in Alabama to advance cardiology services by offering a first-of-its-kind heart stent that gradually dissolves in the body.
22-Jul-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UAB Optometrist Improves Treatment and Care for Patients with Dry Eye

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Individuals with dry eye have hope as researchers continue to learn more about causes, symptoms and treatments.
21-Jul-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Technology Improves Clinical Trial Management and Patient Experience

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UAB has implemented a new application suite to improve clinical trial management, and enhance communication among trial sites and with study participants.
20-Jul-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Discovery May Lead to a Treatment to Slow Parkinson’s Disease

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Using a robust model for Parkinson’s disease, University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers and colleagues have discovered an interaction in neurons that contributes to Parkinson’s disease, and they have shown that drugs now under development...
19-Jul-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NIH Awards UAB Three Maternal and Infant Health Grants

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UAB continues to improve maternal and infant health as the only university to be a member of all three NIH perinatal networks.
19-Jul-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Likelihood of Widespread Zika Outbreak in United States Low

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High mosquito and human population densities, combined with mosquito breeding conditions, are the central cause for Zika virus.
30-Jun-2016 10:05 AM EDT

Zika and pregnancy expert available: Why Savannah Guthrie made the right to choice to forgo Rio Olympics

7-Jun-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Zika, Pregnancy and Microcephaly: What You Need to Know

A UAB physician provides information on risks, recommendations and effects of Zika virus for pregnant women.
3-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT

UAB Expert: Prevention Methods for Decreasing High Rates of HIV in the South

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17-May-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Evacuation From Wildfire Just the Beginning, Psychological Impact Could Have Long Term Consequences Says UAB Expert

11-May-2016 9:05 AM EDT

Sharrron! All Eyes on Ozzie as Prince of Darkness Attempts to Manage Life Alone

9-May-2016 11:05 PM EDT

Debunking Digital Eyestrain and Blue Light Myths

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Adam Gordon, O.D., discusses blue light, including the lack of clinical evidence in advertisements overstating dangers, as well as the effects of blue light on sleep and eye discomfort.
25-Apr-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Coping with the Death of Prince, Icons

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21-Apr-2016 3:05 PM EDT

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