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Dapagliflozin Approved for Prevention of CKD Progression
Dapagliflozin Approved for Prevention of CKD Progression

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.

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Brain Health Starts Early
Brain Health Starts Early

What's good for the heart also tends to be good for the brain.

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The Brain After COVID-19
The Brain After COVID-19

Lingering Neurological Effects Common

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Expanding Evidence-Based Care for Dementia
Expanding Evidence-Based Care for Dementia

Alzheimer's Association Creates Training, Certification Program

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Tackling T-Cell Lymphomas
Tackling T-Cell Lymphomas

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.

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ACP Recommends Shorter Antibiotic Courses for Common Infections
ACP Recommends Shorter Antibiotic Courses for Common Infections

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.

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New InterStim Micro Helps Battle Incontinence
New InterStim Micro Helps Battle Incontinence

More than 37 million American adults suffer from overactive bladder and nearly 18 million have bowel incontinence.

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TFA Affords Women Another Option to Treat Symptomatic Fibroids
TFA Affords Women Another Option to Treat Symptomatic Fibroids

Although symptomatic fibroids are usually benign, most women would be quick to say it doesn't mean these tumors aren't troublesome.

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Questions & Answers on Herd Immunity with Suzanne Judd, PhD in UAB Dept Public Health
Questions & Answers on Herd Immunity with Suzanne Judd, PhD in UAB Dept Public Health

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.

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Vaccine FAQ's for Healthcare Professions
Vaccine FAQ's for Healthcare Professions

It's great to see the continued momentum in the state's quest to get all Alabamian's vaccinated

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Fighting Cancer in a Year Like No Other
Fighting Cancer in a Year Like No Other

AACR Annual Report Highlights Progress, Barriers

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Let's Use the Current State of SNF Therapy as a Springboard to More Positive Outcomes
Let's Use the Current State of SNF Therapy as a Springboard to More Positive Outcomes

Therapy today in skilled nursing facilities (SNF) looks vastly different than it did before the pandemic.

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New Laser Surgery for Epilepsy
New Laser Surgery for Epilepsy

An epilepsy diagnosis will change a person's life.

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Cross-specialty Partnership Group Fights GERD
Gastroenterologist Raj Parikh, MD, (left) of Birmingham Gastroenterology and Brookwood\'s general surgeon Brenden Haikes, MD, mesh their specialties on a new cross-pollination surgical approach to fight GERD.
Cross-specialty Partnership Group Fights GERD

Recent studies have found that up to 28 percent of Americans suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

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UAB Clinical Trial Underway for COVID-19 Treatment
UAB Clinical Trial Underway for COVID-19 Treatment

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.

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COVID Vaccine Tested Pre-clinically at UAB Nears Phase 1 Clinical Trials
COVID Vaccine Tested Pre-clinically at UAB Nears Phase 1 Clinical Trials

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.

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Inhaled Monoclonal Antibody Treatment for COVID-19 Shows Efficacy
Inhaled Monoclonal Antibody Treatment for COVID-19 Shows Efficacy

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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When a Birmingham Physician Suffered from Early Onset Dementia
When a Birmingham Physician Suffered from Early Onset Dementia

Imagine suddenly learning you have to give up a career you love--a profession you have spent a lifetime building that has become a major part of your identity. Not in a few years or months or even days, but right now, this moment, someone else has to cover your appointments for the rest of the day, and forever

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Two Alabama Hospitals Recognized Nationally for Maternity Outcomes
Two Alabama Hospitals Recognized Nationally for Maternity Outcomes

"We're thrilled. I knew we had good quality outcomes and I knew this was something we focused on, but I had no idea how well we stacked up against other hospitals in the nation," says Jesanna Cooper, MD, OBGYN and chair of the Women and Infants Department at Princeton Baptist Medical Center.

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UAB Opens Uterine Transplant Program First in Southeast, Fourth In United States
UAB Opens Uterine Transplant Program First in Southeast, Fourth In United States

Infertility can be emotionally challenging for anyone. For women born without a uterus or who lose theirs' to illness and surgery, it can be devastating, with a finality that until now has ended their hope of ever bearing a child.

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UAB Opens a Post-COVID Treatment Program for Patients with Longer-Term Symptoms
UAB Opens a Post-COVID Treatment Program for Patients with Longer-Term Symptoms

One of the most frightening aspects of COVID-19 is the fact that some patients struggle with symptoms for months after their recovery from the disease.

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3-D printing technology paves way for successful ankle replacement surgery
3-D printing technology paves way for successful ankle replacement surgery

The term "joint replacement" generally invokes thoughts of hip or knee replacement, but thanks to new technology, total ankle replacement is now an option for patients with avascular necrosis (AVN).

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 UAB's New Center for Addiction and Pain Prevention and Intervention
UAB's New Center for Addiction and Pain Prevention and Intervention

Think back to the time before Covid-19. Another epidemic was ravaging America, leaving thousands of grieving families to mourn the loss of loved ones to opioids, pain killers and other addictions.

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Addressing a Chronic Killer
Addressing a Chronic Killer

CMS is rolling out new models for end-stage renal disease that look to improve care and quality of life, while simultaneously realizing savings.

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The Challenges of a Rural Paramedic
The Challenges of a Rural Paramedic

Serving 30 years as a paramedic in rural Alabama has left John Reed, MPH, BSN, RN, with hard-earned insights concerning the difficulties faced in rural emergency medical service (EMS).

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