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.
Administering additional antibiotic prior to C-section reduces infection rates by 50 percentThe change of practice in C-section delivery improves the health of mom and baby.posted yesterday 228 viewsDual graduate degree program combines physician assistant and public health leadership studiesStudents enhance patient care and leadership with a dual degree master’s program in Physician Assistant Studies and Public Health through the UAB schools of Health Professions and Public Health.posted 7 days ago 966 viewsNIH awards more than $150 million for research on environmental influences on child healthThe University of Alabama at Birmingham will help investigate the influence of environmental exposures on children’s health from conception through early childhood.posted 7 days ago 1429 viewsUAB Narcan project has stopped nine opioid overdoses; seeks additional naloxone kitsA UAB crowdfunded study of Narcan to reverse heroin overdoses has funded 350 naloxone kits and reversed nine overdoses.posted 9 days ago 4874 viewsUAB expands elder care program to vascular surgery unit
A UAB nurse is working to expand the Hospital Elder Life Program as the focus of her fellowship with the Gerontological Nursing Leadership Academy.UAB researchers seek better patient adherence recommendations for diabetic retinopathy
Complications of diabetes can lead to blindness, yet only 29.9 percent of diabetic patients studied adhered to recommendations to have an eye examination.UAB School of Nursing receives more than $5 million in external funding for 2016-17
The UAB School of Nursing has received more than $5.15 million in external funding for the 2016-17 academic year to help support students in its nationally ranked graduate programs who are preparing for careers as advanced practice nurses, nurse educators and nurse researchers.Downs receives BrightFocus Foundation glaucoma research grant
J. Crawford Downs, Ph.D., will research a new wireless system to measure and control fluid pressure around the optic nerve.UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center ranked among the best in the nation
Becker’s Hospital Review ranks the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center as one of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with great oncology programs in America.Book highlights differences in preterm births in America and other countries
Clinical and epidemiological data are combined with sociology and anthropology to better understand preterm birth in the United States compared to Canada, the United Kingdom and other Western European countries.UAB research shows socioeconomic factors affect younger multiple myeloma patients' survival
A significant new UAB study published in Cancer shows that key socioeconomic factors, not race, affect survival of younger multiple myeloma patients.Cancer Community Network grows, transforms cancer care in region
With 12 associates, the UAB Health System Cancer Community Network integrates patients, collaboration and community to change the way cancer care is delivered in the region.UAB Healthy Aging Symposium to focus on patient-centered care for Parkinson’s disease
An upcoming symposium at UAB focuses on behavioral therapies to help patients with Parkinson’s disease.New study questions timing in mitral valve repairs
UAB doctors say new research is showing that patients who suffer from isolated mitral valve regurgitation may need surgery before symptoms appear.Unique program at the UAB Cancer Center makes significant impact in the Latino community
Sowing the Seeds of Health, a longstanding educational program at the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, helps to reduce breast and cervical cancer among Latina women.Advancements in aging research target multiple age-related diseases
Articles published today by UAB and its Geroscience Network collaborators explore new interventions in aging processes as part of an effort to increase the healthy, independent years of life for the elderly.‘Sit less, move more’ — Research shows sedentary behavior is associated with cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in adults
Sedentary behavior — even among physically active people — may be associated with an increased risk of heart disease, diabetes and more.UAB Medicine to host annual Pain SymposiumUAB presents New Frontiers of Pain Research in the 21st Century, Oct. 14-15.
New guidelines published for physicians treating patients with kidney stones
- Event Date October 14
A UAB urologist has led the development of extensive guidelines of surgical management of kidney stones.UAB researcher receives Eye Institute telemedicine grant for glaucoma work
UAB’s Lindsay Rhodes, M.D., will study telemedicine as a potential strategy to improve eye disease detection and management.