A UAB study in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows patients’ mobility while hospitalized helps maintain daily activity in older adults.
School of Nursing Assistant Professor Pamela Bowen hopes to address the issue of physical activity in African-Americans in the South through a new study.
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To learn the secrets of healthy aging, Steven Austad consults the experts: 500-year-old clams, 200-year-old fish, and other ancient animals. His studies reveal aging’s molecular mechanisms, which could help humans live longer and healthier. Get his advice on healthy aging, and discover how a new UAB research center will launch an age of discovery.
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A UAB program to expand access to palliative care is lauded by the American Hospital Association.
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Renowned scientist Cynthia Brown, M.D., will lead UAB efforts to care for aging patients and patients with advanced or life-threatening illness.
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The center is a world leader in creating and using knowledge that will optimize function, enhance management of illness and improve health for older adults.

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New study in European Heart Journal contradicts a recent study in the same publication, suggests evidence is lacking that digoxin increases mortality as atrial fibrillation treatment.

Should further studies confirm its effect, 200-year-old drug may represent cutting-edge heart failure treatment.

The UAB Continence Clinic celebrates 20 years as a leader in research, education and clinical care for incontinence.

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The CrossRoads study is examining the effect of physical activity and diet on body composition in older adults.

The flu could be especially severe for the 39.6 million older adults in the United States.

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The collaborative Deep South Resource Center for Minority Aging Research is housed in the UAB Center for Aging.

Research findings from data in 1930s Alabama underscore the lifelong effects of disparities in educational opportunities.
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April 19, 2012

Duxbury, Andrew

Associate professor of medicine, UAB Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics and Palliative Care

Areas of expertise: aging, senior wellness, medical response to aging population

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Connecting the elderly to friends and family online reduces depression, a UAB professor discovers.

The second UAB Center for Aging Dancing with the Silver Stars will be held Nov. 7 at The Club.

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J. Michael Gaziano, M.D., will be the keynote speaker at UAB Center for Aging's annual meeting.

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New research shows some behavioral therapies can reduce incontinence episodes in men following prostate-cancer surgery
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“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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