A study from UAB published in JAMA Surgery on Feb. 12 indicates that use of surgical jackets and head covers known as bouffants in operating rooms does not reduce the incidence of surgical site infections.
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Researchers report the biological effects of influenza protein NS1 binding to RIG-I — the binding directly quiets the alarm that activates the cellular innate immunity defense against the infection. This is a newly described way for flu to...
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UAB allergist Ed Boyd, M.D., shares some tips to avoid any risk of allergic reactions.
14-Feb-2020 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites
Researchers at UAB have published the first look at injury rates of professional Ultimate athletes. As the flying disc sport surges in popularity, especially in children, understanding injury risk is vital.
12-Feb-2020 9:55 AM EST Add to Favorites
People with chronic kidney disease have a higher risk for heart disease and heart-disease death. Now, for the first time in humans, researchers have identified a pathological change that appears to link kidney disease to progressive heart disease.
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The use of orthobiologics is a hot trend in orthopaedics, but new research from UAB shows wide variability in cost for these therapies; which is troublesome for therapies that are yet to be conclusively proven effective.
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UAB orthopedic/sports medicine surgeon provides 10 useful tips on how to best train for a marathon.
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The lungs and placentas of fetuses in the womb — as young as 11 weeks after conception — already show a bacterial microbiome signature, which suggests that bacteria may colonize the lungs well before birth. How the microbes or microbial products...
17-Jan-2020 12:50 PM EST Add to Favorites
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UAB experts involved with COVID-19 vaccine research available to comment on outbreak, what's being reported, where concerns lie
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Lavish get-togethers with delicious treats by the sleigh-full will abound, but will that cause your waistline to bulge as well?
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As the fall months approach, the potential for seasonal allergies, runny noses and sinus infections increases.
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Vaping Expert, Pediatrician, Available to Discuss Concerning Deaths and Related Illnesses Affecting Teens
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