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UAB Researcher Awarded K23 Grant to Study Malaria Prevention in Pregnant Women in Cameroon

A UAB researcher is heading to Cameroon to study the effects and safety of antibiotics on pregnant women at risk of contracting malaria.
24-May-2018 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

EMS Providers Could Save Thousands of Lives a Year Using Newer Breathing Tube

A new study compared EMS use of endotracheal intubation versus a laryngeal tube for patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Results indicate increased survival rates with use of the laryngeal tube.
17-May-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Phase Two Clinical Trial to Address Uncontrolled Gout Begins at UAB

The clinical trial attempts to persistently lower the serum uric acid level in patients.
14-May-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


UAB Recruiting for Clinical Trial to Determine Therapies for Eradication of Multiple Myeloma

The UAB-led clinical trial intends to provide multiple myeloma patients a treatment plan that eradicates their disease and enables them to live a life without ongoing treatment.
14-May-2018 2:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Researchers Identify Novel Therapy Strategy for Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Potential for Cardiovascular Disease

Preclinical and early clinical research conducted by teams at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and in Australia suggests that patients with rheumatoid arthritis could lower their risk of cardiovascular disease through cholesterol-lowering...
14-May-2018 2:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Untangling Brain Neuron Dysfunction in Parkinson’s Disease and Dementia with Lewy Bodies

Researchers describe changes in hippocampal neurons early after pathogenic alpha-synuclein aggregates begin to appear. This understanding could point to novel therapeutic treatments to prevent or reverse neuronal defects and halt development of...
10-May-2018 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Epidemic of Inflammatory Disease in the Southeast Shows Need for More Regional Drug Trials

Chronic inflammatory diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, cancer and lupus have their highest U.S. concentrations in the Southeast. Yet, says Fran Lund, the majority of clinical trials to test possible new treatments for these...
10-May-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


UAB Medicine Wayfinding App Takes You From Parking Spot to Doctor’s Office, and Everything in Between

UAB Medicine has a new app to help patients and visitors navigate its large campus. The app offers turn by turn wayfinding to clinics, hospital units, nearby restaurants and much more.
10-May-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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