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Fixing Cystic Fibrosis: In Vitro Studies Show Therapeutically Robust Correction of the Most Common CF Gene Mutation

In experiments with isolated cystic fibrosis lung cells, University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers and colleagues from two other institutions have partially restored the lost function of those cells to therapeutic levels.
25-May-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Alabama Woman Completes Year in Verapamil-Diabetes Clinical Trial, More Participants Needed

UAB physician Fernando Ovalle says one of the more difficult aspects of finding enrollees for the trial is that many physicians immediately think adults who show diabetic symptoms are likely type 2 diabetics when — if their body mass index is...
24-May-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researcher’s Lifesaving Raceways Invention Goes International


UAB engineering professor Dean Sicking’s SAFER Barriers will be installed at the historic Le Mans Race Circuit.
19-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mother-Daughter Team Fights Breast Cancer Professionally, Personally


Madeline Harris and Kristen Noles centered their careers on caring for patients at UAB Hospital; now they celebrate five years of breast cancer survivorship for Noles.
18-May-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

More Than 10 Risk Factors Identified in Readmission of Pediatric Neurosurgery Patients


Big data provides insight into patient readmission after pediatric neurosurgery.
17-May-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

HIV Vaccine Design Should Adapt as HIV Virus Mutates

Researchers from UAB, Emory and Microsoft demonstrate that HIV has evolved to be pre-adapted to the immune response, worsening clinical outcomes in newly infected patients.
16-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Heart-Filled Legacy — North Carolina Woman Receives Lifelong Treatment From John and James Kirklin


Lynda Welker has experienced many hardships, but the Kirklin family has helped her live a full life.
13-May-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rural Children at Risk for Worse Health Outcomes, Higher Health Care Costs


Researchers at UAB look to integrate health care within rural communities to improve care for children.
12-May-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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


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


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


21-Apr-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Can You Own a Cloned Human? Expert Explores This and Other Bioethical Issues in New Book Based on Hit Sci-Fi Show “Orphan Black”


In his new book, “What We Talk About When We Talk About Clone Club,” international expert on the ethics of human cloning, Gregory Pence, explores issues raised in the sci-fi show “Orphan Black” about human cloning, its ethics and impact on...
1-Apr-2016 9:00 AM EDT

Spring Daylight Saving Time May Cause an Increased Risk of Heart Attacks


Springing forward with daylight saving time may increase your risk of having a heart attack if you have a history of heart disease.
10-Mar-2016 9:05 AM EST

UAB Expert Fanucchi Weighs in on Workplace Violence

26-Feb-2016 5:05 PM EST

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