A UAB/VA study shows that home hospice techniques on terminally ill, hospitalized patients have a positive impact on end-of-life care.
Physicians are employing ECMO technology to treat severe cases of the flu when conventional therapy fails.
UAB has entered the realm of international medical training with the creation of the International Advanced Clinical Training Program.
Preparation for an innovative, complex UAB program has been years in the making, and up to 30 “hard-to-match” patients are expected to receive organs this year.
The 2014 Evidence-Based Guideline for the Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults contains nine recommendations for health care providers.
William M. Geisler, M.D., MPH, was recently named clinical associate director for the UAB Medical Scientist Training Program.
Changes to a key protein amplified its natural ability to counter kidney disease, according to a study published today by School of Medicine researchers in the journal Nature Medicine.
Damage to heart muscle caused by a heart attack turns on immune cells in the spleen that accelerate heart failure.
The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees approved the establishment of the James K. Kirklin, M.D., Endowed Lectureship and other faculty appointments during its Nov. 8 meeting.
Gustavo Heudebert, M.D., has been elected to mastership by the American College of Physicians, one of the highest honors available to primary care physicians.