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glucocorticoid

UAB-Led Study Shows Drug Effectiveness in Reducing Glucocorticoid-Induced Bone Loss

About one in every 100 people in the world takes glucocorticoids long term to treat immune-mediated diseases. However, glucocorticoids, such as prednisone, have a...
Biomedical Devices

The Spinoff Paperdrop Diagnostics Designs Biomedical Devices

Drug-induced injuries are a little known health problem. Many population studies have shown that the occurrence of adverse drug reactions is significant. Furthermore, the...
diamond micro anvil

Diamond Micro-Anvils Made by UAB Will Produce Immense Pressures to Make...

University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers will use pressures greater than those found at the center of the Earth to potentially create as yet...
diabetes

Stealth Pig Cells May Hold the Key to Treating Diabetes in...

University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers are exploring ways to wrap pig tissue with a protective coating to ultimately fight diabetes in humans. The...
rare autism disorder

Study Suggests New Way to Treat Rare Autism Disorder

A protein that plays a powerful role in learning and memory may be a key to improving treatment of a rare autism spectrum disorder...
Parkinson's disease

Discovery May Lead to a Treatment to Slow Parkinson’s Disease

Using a robust model for Parkinson's disease, University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers and colleagues have discovered an interaction in neurons that contributes to...
Calcareous Phytoplankton

Ocean Warming and Acidification Impact on Calcareous Phytoplankton

Two new studies recently published in Limnology & Oceanography and Biogeosciences report that ocean warming may exacerbate the impacts of ocean acidification on calcareous...
carb-loading

Study explores carb-loading’s effect on heart

Drinking a high carbohydrate shake can have an acute and detrimental effect on heart function, a study published in the Journal of the American...