Clinical

Administering Additional Antibiotic Prior to C-section Reduces Infection Rates by 50 Percent

Oct 12, 2016 at 05:37 pm by steve

Physicians at UAB and colleagues have discovered that administering the antibiotic azithromycin alongside the standard recommended antibiotic regimen, cefazolin, reduces infec.... Read More

UAB Patients Receive New Dissolving Heart Stent

Oct 10, 2016 at 05:37 pm by steve

Cardiologists at UAB Hospital are the first in Alabama to treat coronary artery disease patients with a new dissolving heart stent. The Abbott's Absorb bioresorbable vascular.... Read More

Researchers Develop a Test for Early Stage Ovarian Cancer

Sep 09, 2016 at 02:19 pm by steve

With funding providing by the Laura Crandall Brown Foundation and the Ovarian Cancer Institute, researchers at Georgia Tech have developed a method to detect ovarian cancer th.... Read More

UAB Team Identify Protein that plays Key Role in Brain Cancer Stem Cell Growth

Sep 09, 2016 at 02:19 pm by steve

A team of physicians and scientists at UAB discovered that a kinase protein, mixed lineage kinase 4, also known as MLK4, plays a crucial role in survival of patient-derived br.... Read More

UAB Heads Two New National Rehab Research Centers

Sep 09, 2016 at 02:19 pm by steve

"The challenge of this is not only building the center, but attracting users across the national community and for them to become aware of what we have to offer," says Marcas.... Read More

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