Health & Medicine
School of Nursing graduate student Allison Strider will receive $20,000 over the course of two years.
Older adults can develop cardiovascular risk factors later in life, according to a study from UAB.
The change of practice in C-section delivery improves the health of mom and baby.
Students 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.
A UAB crowdfunded study of Narcan to reverse heroin overdoses has funded 350 naloxone kits and reversed nine overdoses.

UAB doctors say new research is showing that patients who suffer from isolated mitral valve regurgitation may need surgery before symptoms appear. 

A UAB urologist has led the development of extensive guidelines of surgical management of kidney stones.

UAB’s Lindsay Rhodes, M.D., will study telemedicine as a potential strategy to improve eye disease detection and management. 

UAB researchers have discovered that an infant’s airway — once thought to be sterile until after birth — is colonized by bacteria or bacterial DNA, which could be protective for or predict development of severe lung disease, knowledge that may offer a therapeutic target.
The UAB Health System is again lauded among the most technology-driven hospitals in the nation with inclusion in the “Most Wired for 2016” list.
UAB Hospital remains at top in Birmingham and Alabama, and rises in several specialty rankings in 2016-2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals report.
The UAB School of Nursing will host a workshop to arm primary care providers with the necessary skills to perform women’s health procedures.
Early diagnosis of acute kidney injury in preterm infants is possible through urinary protein markers.
UAB’s Department of Ophthalmology provides a new residency program track to give incoming residents the option to participate in a clinical or basic research project of their choice.
In contrast to unreliable third-party physician rating and review systems, UAB Medicine is empowering consumers to make informed health care decisions based on reliable information from actual patients through its online physician directory.
Kids often acquire S. mutans, a cavity-causing bacterium from nonfamily members, researchers report at the American Society for Microbiology annual meeting.
UAB Medicine is the first in Alabama to advance cardiology services by offering a first-of-its-kind heart stent that gradually dissolves in the body.
UAB has implemented a new application suite to improve clinical trial management, and enhance communication among trial sites and with study participants.
UAB continues to improve maternal and infant health as the only university to be a member of all three NIH perinatal networks.
Mild to moderate muscle and nerve strain provokes symptom flares in individuals with chronic fatigue syndrome.
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