G. Wright Bates, M.D., director of the UAB Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility is hosting UABMD Healthful Webinar “Infertility: 35 is the New 25” at noon Jan. 31, 2012. If you or someone you know is facing infertility issues, join Bates as he discusses how to enhance fertility and when it’s time to see a specialist to get treatment. Space is limited. Register at www.uabmd.org.
Cloudy vision, clear future
Anderson Glover was diagnosed with congenital cataracts when he was 8 months old, but specialized treatment from UAB has provided new vision for a bright and happy child.Voice Center offers screenings to students pursuing singing careersStudents studying voice are offered free screenings of their vocal cords by professionals in the UAB Voice Center to check for overuse, allergies or reflux and to prevent potential damage.posted 10 days ago 1048 viewsWhy heart attacks can happen to anyoneA heart attack can happen even if to those who are relatively young and fit, and genetics can play a role.posted 10 days ago 1745 viewsNew braces clinical trial sheds metal bracketsInflatable braces? A new clinical trial at the UAB School of Dentistry is hoping to make metal braces a thing of the past.posted 12 days ago 4238 viewsAlzheimer’s Foundation of America’s 15th annual Educating America Tour stops in Birmingham to spread best caregiving practices for Alzheimer’sUAB’s School of Medicine will host The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s National Educating America Tour at UAB to discuss best practices for caregiving, current research efforts and resources for lives affected by Alzheimer’s.posted 12 days ago 648 viewsWallace, named first medical director of Telehealth, eyes statewide networkThe new UAB Medicine Telehealth team of Bart Kelly and Eric Wallace aim to steadily grow telehealth providers across the UAB health care spectrum “one program at a time.”posted 13 days ago 1957 viewsCycling event to help cancer patients kicks off in Birmingham, March 25Cycliad, a community cycling event, will be held March 25 in Birmingham to benefit cancer patients at UAB.
How to keep an infant safe while flying
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A UAB physician provides tips for traveling with infants.BlazerVision improves how UAB student-athletes play the game
UAB School of Optometry and Department of Ophthalmology partner with UAB Athletics to provide better eye care to UAB student-athletes.UAB to provide paid leave benefits for organ donorsUAB employees who are living donors for solid organ or bone-marrow transplants may qualify for as many as four weeks paid leave, effective March 1.posted 26 days ago 1374 viewsGrant supports research of neurocognitive disorders associated with HIVIncreased longevity of those living with HIV means dealing with related health issues, including dementia and other cognition-related problems. An NIH grant supports development of interventions, treatments to improve everyday functioning, and quality of life.posted 26 days ago 1839 viewsUAB’s School of Optometry conducts free eye examinations for infants on InfantSEE® Day, April 10Optometrists can identify potential vision problems in infants as early as 6 to 12 months.posted 26 days ago 4442 viewsThe Kirklin Clinic opens area’s first outpatient interventional radiology clinicThe city’s first outpatient interventional radiology clinic opens at The Kirklin Clinic to meet increasing needs of patients in Birmingham.posted 27 days ago 2627 viewsMountain Brook woman uses her heart failure to become an advocate for women’s heart diseaseDiagnosing and treating women who might otherwise slide under the radar is the goal of UAB Medicine’s quickly growing Women’s Heart Health Clinic, which officially opened in 2017.posted 28 days ago 6659 viewsPreserving vision for astronautsAs NASA prepares for its journey to Mars, one UAB researcher is investigating why so many astronauts suffer from poorer vision after they return to Earth.posted 27 days ago 1690 viewsResearch explores lasting effects of early preventive dental care in Medicaid-enrolled childrenA UAB study shows children receiving early preventive dental care from a dentist had more frequent tooth decay-related treatment, a higher rate of visits and higher annual dental expenditures.posted 28 days ago 1857 viewsFirst Colon on the Green event to be held at UAB on March 3March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and UAB kicks it off with an inaugural Colon on the Green event March 3.
American Cancer Society honors WalkerWalker of the UAB School of Nursing was one of six health care professionals honored by the ACS with a prestigious national award.posted a while back 1543 viewsUAB developing new peptide to combat a disorder that causes heart attacks at early ageSome people inherit a condition that elevates their cholesterol to an excessive degree, and no amount of diet or exercise can bring the numbers down. UAB researchers are developing and testing a new peptide that may lead to better treatment options.posted a while back 3025 viewsSpecialized cancer centers play a role in survival of adolescents and young adults with acute leukemiaA UAB study shows specialized treatment sites contribute to better survival rates for those with acute leukemia.posted a while back 3042 views
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