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Back to School with COVID
Back to School with COVID

As summer break began, it seemed like the worst of the pandemic was behind us.

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Pediatric Kidney Stone Prevention Clinic
Pediatric Kidney Stone Prevention Clinic

Kidney stones are on the rise in children, especially ages 12 to 18.

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What Physicians are Seeing in Children's of Alabama Emergency Department
What Physicians are Seeing in Children's of Alabama Emergency Department

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.

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Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine at Children's
Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine at Children's

"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.

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Tracking Instances and Impact of  COVID-19 Among Pediatric Cancer Patients
Tracking Instances and Impact of COVID-19 Among Pediatric Cancer Patients

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?

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Intimacy and the Urinary Tract Infection that Follows
Intimacy and the Urinary Tract Infection that Follows

Fifty percent of women will have a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) in their lifetime.

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Cutting edge cardiology LAMPOON  procedure now available in Birmingham
Cutting edge cardiology LAMPOON procedure now available in Birmingham

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.

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David Geldmacher, MD  Answers Questions on New Alzheimer's Drug
David Geldmacher, MD Answers Questions on New Alzheimer's Drug

On June 7th, the FDA approved Biogen's Aduhelm (aducanumab)

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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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