94-year-old Wade Gladden came to UAB with only 20 percent heart function, but physicians put a monthslong plan in place to restore function — and the Gadsden resident hit every mark along the way.
Five women in the process of remodeling society were recently honored for their promotion to the rank of professor in the UAB School of Medicine with a special lecture and reception at the Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center.
Donald Rabren came in to have open-heart surgery until a surgeon discovered great risk in continuing and elected to close him up and do a different procedure three days later.
The Alabama Child Health Improvement Alliance has become the first organization in Alabama to offer performance improvement continuing medical education for exclusively practice-based physicians through its developmental screening project, Help Me Grow/Project LAUNCH.
The number of U.S. biomedical postdoctoral fellows has fallen for three years in a row, an unprecedented decline that UAB's Louis Justement, Ph.D., and colleagues at the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology and Brown University call “an end to the era of expansion.”
Researchers have received funding to seek and validate biomarkers for the progressive, inherited disease Friedreich’s ataxia, a life-shortening degenerative neuromuscular disorder.
UAB leads a team that crafts new American College of Rheumatology guidelines for 2015 on treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.
Treating patients 50 and older with high blood pressure to a systolic blood pressure of less than 120 mm Hg reduced rates of cardiovascular events, including heart attack, heart failure and stroke, by 25 percent.
Physicians embarked on a rare operation in an effort to save the lives of one Georgian, one Alabamian.
Researcher X. Long Zheng, M.D., Ph.D., has received a five-year, $2.5 million National Institutes of Health grant to study the pathogenesis of thrombotic microangiopathy, or TMA.