The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees approved the establishment of a track in sensory impairment, research, education and management in the Ph.D. in Vision Science program in the School of Optometry during its meeting June 15, 2012.
Breast cancer survivors walking on thin airA new pilot investigation at UAB is rethinking the exercise paradigm for breast cancer survivors with reduced mobility, evaluating the utility of simulated high-altitude training for the purpose of enhancing health and physical activity.posted 3 days ago 588 viewsUAB hosts Women’s Night at the Barons featuring a shoe drive to help those in needA shoe drive at a local baseball game will help women in need across the Birmingham area.
Addressing stigma, coping behaviors and mechanisms in persons living with HIV could lead to better health outcomesUAB researchers develop a conceptual framework to help progress the care of people living with HIV by looking at ways to pursue better engagement in care.posted 3 days ago 491 viewsAlabama, Auburn and UAB athletic team physicians to provide insight into concussion research at April symposiumOngoing multidisciplinary concussion research will be highlighted at an upcoming symposium at UAB: The Concussion Collaborative Science Symposium 2017: Objectively Tackling Concussion through Vision, Science, Radiology and Engineering.posted 5 days ago 1703 viewsUAB again named to list of 100 Great HospitalsBecker’s Hospital Review has named UAB Hospital as one of the 100 Great Hospitals in America.posted 9 days ago 4963 viewsFlood to present innovative care model for elder patients at the American Geriatrics Society’s 2017 Annual Scientific MeetingKellie Flood, M.D., will present her abstract on Virtual Acute Care for the Elderly, an innovative geriatric care model, at the American Geriatrics Society’s 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting.posted 12 days ago 577 viewsDrum Circle to be held for young adult cancer survivors support group April 15Coalesce, a new support group for young adult cancer survivors, kicks off with a drum circle event at Railroad Park on April 15.posted 16 days ago 1249 viewsMarkaki focused on expanding UAB’s “think globally, act locally” influenceThe new deputy director of UAB’s Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Center for International Nursing believes “think globally, act locally” should be way of life for everyone at the UAB School of Nursing.posted 16 days ago 1292 viewsRheumatology Research Foundation funding expands care in the Southeast at UABThe Rheumatology Research Foundation’s Journey to Cure campaign funds eight rheumatology opportunities at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.posted 17 days ago 540 viewsAdolescent puberty, when and why she should see a gynecologistA UAB OB/GYN discusses when and why an adolescent female should see a gynecologist.posted 19 days ago 1384 viewsUAB Callahan Eye Hospital celebrates grand opening of new operating roomsUAB Callahan Eye hospital is home to one of only two level one ocular trauma centers in the United States.posted 20 days ago 2922 viewsMississippi teen battles colon cancer through phase I clinical trial at UAB
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Unusual case of teen patient diagnosed with colorectal cancer receives innovative first-in-human clinical trial at UAB, reflecting a unique story of cancer and hope.Alabama Vaccine Research Clinic at UAB recruiting for groundbreaking HIV prevention research trial
A groundbreaking clinical research trial at UAB’s Alabama Vaccine Research Clinic to compare injectable PrEP versus a daily oral regimen for HIV prevention is now recruiting participants.Preterm babies born at 23 weeks’ or longer gestation benefit from mom’s receiving steroids prior to delivery
Antenatal corticosteroids given to high-risk moms are associated with better outcomes for babies born prematurely.Medical professionals, state agencies and community partners look to develop new guidelines for concussed studentsEducators across Alabama are urged to develop a concussion management plan to help concussed children return to the classroom more effectively.posted 13 days ago 2127 viewsCloudy 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 a while back 2042 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 a while back 2562 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 a while back 5297 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 a while back 1442 views