As summer break began, it seemed like the worst of the pandemic was behind us.
Kidney stones are on the rise in children, especially ages 12 to 18.
When asked what conditions she encounters most, Alicia Webb, MD, a Pediatric Emergency Physician at Children's of Alabama, says "we are still seeing too many serious injuries from children riding ATVs.
"It's hard to do the elevator pitch for this specialty," says Drew Davis, MD, one of the three physicians in Children's Division of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine (PRM). "We're the function people," adds Cynthia Wozow, DO, another member of the PRM team.
A pediatric oncologist colleague of ours from Cornell Medical Center in New York posted a question to Facebook on March 23, 2020: How would the new COVID-19 pandemic impact the pediatric cancer population?
Fifty percent of women will have a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) in their lifetime.
When the structural interventional cardiologists at Cardiovascular Associates (CVA) had to send patients to Emory for a specialized mitral valve surgery known as LAMPOON (laceration of the anterior mitral leaflet to prevalent outflow obstruction), they decided it was time to train in the procedure themselves, so they can offer cutting edge care to their patients locally.
On June 7th, the FDA approved Biogen's Aduhelm (aducanumab)
Chronic kidney disease patients with protein in their urine have a higher risk of dying than the general population, and diabetes is currently the number one cause of the disease in the United States.
Alzheimer's Association Creates Training, Certification Program
Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) is a rare idiopathic cancer that tends to occur later in life. It originates in the white blood cell subset of T-lymphocytes that normally help the immune system fight infections. Mutations in the T-cells' DNA cause the cells to develop abnormalities that push them to attack the skin.
New guidelines, developed with the help of UAB physicians, that recommend shorter courses of antibiotics for four common infections are being welcomed by clinicians across Alabama and the U.S.
More than 37 million American adults suffer from overactive bladder and nearly 18 million have bowel incontinence.
Although symptomatic fibroids are usually benign, most women would be quick to say it doesn't mean these tumors aren't troublesome.
We believe that we are getting closer to herd immunity thanks to the vaccine, along with new scientific data which shows that more people got covid than were tested.
It's great to see the continued momentum in the state's quest to get all Alabamian's vaccinated
Therapy today in skilled nursing facilities (SNF) looks vastly different than it did before the pandemic.
Recent studies have found that up to 28 percent of Americans suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
UAB is looking for Covid-positive individuals for an outpatient study that examines the effect of a common drug on inhibiting the progression of the disease, especially in people with comorbidities.
A COVID-19 vaccine candidate that underwent extensive preclinical testing at the University of Alabama at Birmingham this spring and summer is poised for clinical testing to begin in December.
While COVID-19 vaccines are dominating coronavirus news, researchers are still working on treatments for the virus as well, and progress in that regard is being made by a team led by UAB scientists.
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