Oil derived from the marijuana plant can reduce and even eliminate seizures for patients who can’t find relief with other medications.
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A cystic fibrosis researcher sees the life-altering effects of a treatment that attacks the disease at its root.
A common blood pressure drug is proving to address underlying cause of diabetes, one clinical trial patient at a time.
A researcher new to UAB brings an added ray of hope to a family fighting for a cure for to stop their son’s muscular dystrophy.
Stroke is the best example of a disease that’s possible to prevent and very hard to treat, according to Dr. George Howard of UAB’s School of Public Health. And that’s just was he is working to do along with his colleague (and wife) Dr. Virginia Howard.
Currently there are no known treatments available to change the course of Parkinson’s disease, only treatments for symptoms. But research at UAB is working to be a part of providing the first therapy that slows or halts the disease itself.
Birmingham is at the center of medical research and breakthroughs. Meet some of the people leading the way. Written by Richard James Photography by Liesa Cole Dr. Louise Chow Turning the tide on HPV Dr. Louise Chow’s focus is razor sharp. The object: human papillomavirus. “Our lab has been conducting basic research on the pathobiology… Read More