Stefan Kertesz, M.D., says a better understanding of what caused and what sustains the opioid epidemic is needed among policymakers and physicians to best serve patients and address the crisis.
Following hip fracture increases after a reduction in reimbursement rates for DXA scans led to fewer scans, a UAB physician joined other advocates and successfully lobbied to increase DXA scan reimbursements to better identify and reduce hip fractures.
Scientists from around the world will gather at UAB in December to focus on HIV research and women, particularly collaborative research on women living with HIV and those at risk.
A Western-style diet, with more omega-6 fatty acids than the Mediterranean, dysregulates lipid signaling in aged mice and promotes inflammation.
The power and promise of personalized medicine: a genetic test can reduce cardiovascular risk for some heart patients.
John D. Mountz, M.D., Ph.D., and Jasvinder A. Singh, M.D., have been awarded prestigious rheumatology awards for advances in basic and clinical research.
Antibody VRC01 proves safe for individuals infected with HIV-1 but only modestly controls the virus in participants who stop receiving antiretroviral therapy.
A new national, multisite study, chaired by a UAB pulmonologist, shows that supplemental oxygen does not reduce mortality or hospitalization for COPD patients with moderately low levels of blood oxygen.
UAB doctors say stroke prevention treatments are not one-size-fits-all, and treatment options can be individualized using this hierarchical ranking.
New research says calcium supplements may not be heart-healthy, but UAB cardiologists are saying there is no reason to panic.