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UAB Leads Effort to Set Guidelines for fMRI Use in Epilepsy Surgery


The first set of guidelines for the use of fMRI in pre-surgical evaluation of patients with epilepsy have been published in Neurology. The seven-year effort was conducted by a committee commissioned by AAN and led by UAB's Jerzy Szaflarski, M.D.,...
11-Jan-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Organ Transplants, Deceased Donors Set Record in 2016


UAB surgeons performed 385 transplants in 2016, and more than 33,600 transplants were performed nationwide.
11-Jan-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

UAB Investigators Find Repeat Cesarean Deliveries Less Cost-Effective in Low-Risk Women

For women with a prior low transverse incision cesarean delivery, the decision to undergo a vaginal delivery or elect to have a repeat cesarean delivery has important clinical and economic ramifications.
10-Jan-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Advancing the Science of Health Disparities Through Research on the Social Determinants of Health

UAB-led Research to appear in American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
9-Jan-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Study Highlights the Benefit of the Use of ICD for Reducing Mortality Rate in Patients with Non-Ischemic Cardiomyopathy


The UAB study, an updated meta-analysis of the use of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators for non-ischemic cardiomyopathy, provides further support to the current American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology guidelines and...
6-Jan-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Time-Restricted Feeding Study Shows Promise in Helping People Shed Body Fat


For the first time in humans, it has been reported that eating early in the day lessens daily swings in hunger and changes the 24-hour pattern of fat oxidation and energy metabolism, which may aid in weight loss
6-Jan-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Vision Symptoms Following Concussion Can Limit a Child’s Ability to Return to the Classroom

A UAB study shows that evaluation from a vision specialist should be included in return-to-learn concussion protocols.
4-Jan-2017 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Automated Clinical Laboratory Never Sleeps

A new $6.8 million, automated lab in the UAB Department of Hospital Labs analyzes between 4,000 and 5,000 tubes of blood every night, providing information to help guide patient care, while keeping watch for abnormal test results that require...
4-Jan-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Pro-Vaccine Expert Available- It's Safe, Effective and SAVES LIVES

11-Jan-2017 12:05 PM EST

Diabetes Prevention Expert From UAB Available for Comment on JAMA Healthcare Dollars Article


29-Dec-2016 10:05 AM EST

Nutrition and Wellness Expert From the University of Alabama at Birmingham Is Available to Offer Tips for Starting the New Year Healthy


21-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST

From Transplant Lab Worker to Donor, Alabama Man Becomes Part of UAB’s World-Record Kidney Chain

Divyank Saini is one of 17 UAB employees who interpret lab samples to determine whether living - and deceased -donor transplants are possible. But Saini wanted to do more, and he did, becoming a donor in the world’s longest kidney transplant chain.
21-Dec-2016 9:00 AM EST

UAB Performs Deep South’s First HIV-Positive Kidney Transplant From HIV-Positive Deceased Donor


Mississippi man transplanted at UAB is only the eighth HIV-positive to HIV-positive transplant recipient in the United States since implementation of the HOPE Act.
13-Dec-2016 5:00 PM EST

Opioid Expert From UAB Available to Discuss Why There Is a Spike in Opioid-Dependent Newborns Felt in Rural America


13-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST

David Cooper, World Renowned Xenotransplantation Researcher, Joins UAB


Cooper will join Joseph Tector as co-director of UAB’s Xenotransplantation Program with their research geared toward using genetically modified pigs to facilitate kidney transplants in humans.
17-Nov-2016 5:05 PM EST

Expert on Opioid Addiction Available to Discuss Surgeon General Report of Substance Abuse


17-Nov-2016 11:05 AM EST

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