Health & Medicine

Rodney O. Tucker, M.D., will serve as the interim director of the UAB Center for Palliative and Supportive Care.

Researchers were surprised that income, more than education, raised the risk of heart-failure risk.

Cynthia Brown, M.D., MSPH, will direct UAB's Geriatric Medicine Section.

Take family holiday gatherings as a chance to discuss family health history.

UAB's Geriatric Scholars Program has graduated its first class of 18 scholars.

Newly named condition, “isolated diastolic hypotension,” can be difficult to treat while increasing risk of death.

Richard Allman, M.D., has been named the medical representative on the board of directors of the Alabama Department of Senior Services by Gov. Robert Bentley.

UAB geriatrician Andrew Duxbury has written a play for a senior adult theatre troupe with some important messages for older Americans.

UAB's graduate programs are again ranked among the best in the nation.

New research shows some behavioral therapies can reduce incontinence episodes in men following prostate-cancer surgery
“National estimates cite approximately 7,000 geriatricians currently certified to care for the  growing boomer population. Yet our society will need more than 20,000 geriatricians to accommodate the increasing demand for specialized care.
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