Saving Two Lives with One Liver

Aug 16, 2016 at 12:26 pm by steve

Every year, approximately 8,500 people die waiting for a new liver because their miracle didn't come in time. There simply aren't enough donor organs to save everyone. Promisi.... Read More

Acute Kidney Injury Identifiable in Preterm Infants

Aug 16, 2016 at 12:26 pm by steve

UAB researchers have found that the amount of proteins excreted in the urine of preterm infants with acute kidney injury, or AKI, is different from that excreted by infants wi.... Read More

Precision Medicine Trial for Cancer Patients at UAB

Aug 16, 2016 at 12:26 pm by steve

The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center is enrolling patients for the National Cancer Institute Molecular Analysis for Therapy Choice, or NCI-MATCH study, the largest, most scient.... Read More

Athletes Return To Field More Quickly with New Procedure Andrews Sports Offers

Aug 16, 2016 at 12:26 pm by steve

In recent years, the number of overhead throwing athletes with injuries to the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) has increased. Historically, these injuries have been treated su.... Read More

Opioid Abuse Crisis Spurs Action

Aug 16, 2016 at 12:26 pm by steve

The statistics are alarming: some 40 people a day die in the U.S. from opioid drug overdoses, more deaths than cocaine and heroin combined. The Centers for Disease Control cal.... Read More

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