A UAB/VA study shows that home hospice techniques on terminally ill, hospitalized patients have a positive impact on end-of-life care.
Richard M. Allman, M.D., has been appointed chief consultant for Geriatrics and Extended Care Services for the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington D.C.
A clinical review from geriatricians urges primary care physicians to take a more aggressive role in ascertaining the mobility of their older patients.
The Clinical Skills Scholars will dedicate half a day each week to mentoring five to seven students about the intangibles.
Julie L. Locher, Ph.D., associate director for enrichment at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Nutrition Obesity Research Center, was unanimously awarded Fellow status in the Behavioral and Social Sciences Section by the Gerontological Society of America.
Richard Allman is the winner of the Donald P. Kent Award on Aging.
New study in European Heart Journal contradicts a recent study in the same publication, suggests evidence is lacking that digoxin increases mortality as atrial fibrillation treatment.
The School of Medicine rose to No. 10 in the country in primary care, 34th in research.
A UAB study is the first suggest that any drug can dramatically reduce the risk of 30-day, all-cause hospital admission among older heart failure patients.