A UAB-led survey compared experiences of patient care at two homeless-tailored clinics, and at three facilities providing standard primary care in mainstream clinics.
Patients in estrogen trial had fewer poor results, and in post-intervention there was a significant decrease in breast cancer.
As part of a UAB study, physicians are completing a survey on their understanding of patient attitudes and misperceptions about generic medications.
Four researchers, three from UAB and one from Louisiana State University, have been awarded pilot project awards to study the social determinants of obesity and related chronic diseases in the South.
A joint project of the School of Medicine at UAB and the University of Minnesota Medical School will create the National Transdisciplinary Collaborative Center for African-American Men’s Health.
The MHRC is partnering with Birmingham churches to educate African-American church leaders about having healthy congregations.
How early obesity develops and how long someone is obese significantly impacts the development of coronary artery calcification.
Long-term study shows weight loss improves quality of life but does not decrease cardiovascular complications.
Weight-loss researcher hopes to prove brief but intensive follow-up care bolsters dieters’ motivation and prevents relapse.