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.
Avoiding and treating for contact with poisonous plantsWith these tips from UAB Emergency Medicine, know how to identify poison ivy, oak and sumac, protect yourself against allergic reaction, and treat exposed areas.posted today 102 viewsProton International and UAB to develop state’s first proton treatment centerThe partnership will bring a highly effective and precise alternative to traditional radiation therapy for treating cancer and some noncancerous tumors, without many of the side effects that often accompany treatment.posted yesterday 458 viewsEducational forum for myelodysplastic syndromes patients and families set for June 25A workshop is set to provide information and resources for MDS patients and families June 25.posted 13 days ago 830 viewsIn-hospital mobility program proves successful for patients’ posthospital functionA UAB study in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows patients’ mobility while hospitalized helps maintain daily activity in older adults.posted 13 days ago 2171 viewsIn human clinical trial, UAB to test diet’s effect on ovarian cancer patientsMetabolism-based therapies such as the ketogenic diet have the potential to become a valuable adjunct to standard cancer treatment.posted 13 days ago 2867 viewsUAB to open institute for surgical outcomes research honoring John and James KirklinThe new Kirklin Institute for Research in Surgical Outcomes positions UAB as a world leader in improving patient outcomes.posted 18 days ago 7235 viewsUAB joins Lung Association Airways Clinical Research NetworkUAB’s Lung Health Center has joined the prestigious Airways Clinical Research Network established by the American Lung Association.posted 20 days ago 1152 viewsUAB receives cutting-edge robot to diagnose and support treatment of prostate cancerProstate cancer physicians look to provide personalized medicine to prostate cancer patients with a new medical device.posted 20 days ago 2142 viewsZika, pregnancy and microcephaly: What you need to knowA UAB physician provides information on risks, recommendations and effects of Zika virus for pregnant women.posted 25 days ago 4539 viewsNew implantable device available at UAB eases sleep apneaUAB is the first hospital in Alabama to implant a new electrical stimulator to combat sleep apnea and snoring.posted 25 days ago 4075 viewsFinding a primary care physician is an important step for millennialsUAB’s William Curry, M.D., explains the advantages for millennials to find a primary care physician and why it is a necessary step to take for their health.posted 25 days ago 1813 viewsUAB Medicine first in Alabama to publicly report cardiac services dataUAB is the first hospital in Alabama to participate in publicly reporting its data with American College of Cardiology’s Find Your Heart a Home pilot program.posted 27 days ago 1189 viewsUAB developing training program on Ebola for first responders in Deep SouthUAB has received a grant to develop and implement Ebola and infectious disease training to further protect health care and public safety workers.posted 27 days ago 2054 viewsUAB Comprehensive Cancer Center awarded $29 million NCI core grantThe UAB Cancer Center has received a $29 million National Cancer Institute renewal grant and is re-designated as “comprehensive” with an outstanding rating as a leader in advancing cancer research and care.posted a while back 2683 viewsBirmingham woman completes year in verapamil-diabetes clinical trialRecruitment for the trial continues as Myers discusses the benefits she received from participating and the knowledge she has gained to take control of her health care.posted a while back 3144 viewsNew study to address issue of low physical activity in African-AmericansSchool of Nursing Assistant Professor Pamela Bowen hopes to address the issue of physical activity in African-Americans in the South through a new study.posted a while back 2070 viewsS&P raises UAB bond ratings on very strong financial and enterprise profilesIdentifying a stable outlook and UAB’s very strong enterprise and financial profile, S&P Global Ratings has raised its rating on various series of general revenue bonds issued by The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees on behalf of UAB.posted a while back 1521 viewsBakitas honored for continued impact on palliative care fieldMarie Bakitas, DNSc, associate director and senior scientist at the UAB Center for Palliative and Supportive Care, was recently recognized for continued outstanding work in the palliative care field.posted a while back 1160 viewsMother-daughter team fights breast cancer professionally, personallyMadeline Harris and Kristen Noles centered their careers on caring for patients at UAB Hospital; now they celebrate five years of breast cancer survivorship for Noles.posted a while back 2266 viewsHIV vaccine design should adapt as HIV virus mutatesResearchers from UAB, Emory and Microsoft demonstrate that HIV has evolved to be pre-adapted to the immune response, worsening clinical outcomes in newly infected patients.posted a while back 3397 views