The insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas unwittingly produce a signal that may aid their own demise in Type 1 diabetes, according to a study of the lipid signals that drive macrophage cells in the body to two different phenotypes of activated i…
A study from UAB published in JAMA Surgery on Feb. 12 indicates that use of surgical jackets and head covers known as bouffants in operating rooms does not reduce the incidence of surgical site infections.
UAB allergist Ed Boyd, M.D., shares some tips to avoid any risk of allergic reactions.
Researchers at UAB have published the first look at injury rates of professional Ultimate athletes. As the flying disc sport surges in popularity, especially in children, understanding injury risk is vital.
People with chronic kidney disease have a higher risk for heart disease and heart-disease death. Now, for the first time in humans, researchers have identified a pathological change that appears to link kidney disease to progressive heart disease.
The use of orthobiologics is a hot trend in orthopaedics, but new research from UAB shows wide variability in cost for these therapies; which is troublesome for therapies that are yet to be conclusively proven effective.
UAB orthopedic/sports medicine surgeon provides 10 useful tips on how to best train for a marathon.
Preclinical research has revealed a key missing piece of the Alzheimer’s disease puzzle. That allowed proof-of-concept experiments — using an existing drug — that dramatically reduced Alzheimer’s pathology and symptoms in mouse models, potentially of…