Patients using Botox A for urinary incontinence show higher satisfaction with treatment due to greater reduction in bothersome symptoms.
The change of practice in C-section delivery improves the health of mom and baby.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham will help investigate the influence of environmental exposures on children’s health from conception through early childhood.

Clinical and epidemiological data are combined with sociology and anthropology to better understand preterm birth in the United States compared to Canada, the United Kingdom and other Western European countries.

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UAB continues to improve maternal and infant health as the only university to be a member of all three NIH perinatal networks.
A new study from the UAB School of Dentistry shows that women who are pregnant are more likely to have gingivitis in their first and second trimesters, which can negatively affect mother and baby.
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A UAB physician provides information on risks, recommendations and effects of Zika virus for pregnant women.
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ACOG recognizes G. Wright Bates, M.D., for making a difference and positive impact as a mentor.
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Two young Alabama women formed a bond over a rare germ cell cancer affecting only 1,000 women across the United States.
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UAB News introduced Baby JJ and the Burford family to the public in 2015. After two difficult surgeries in his first year of life, Jeremiah reaches a milestone in his road to recovery.
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Infertility choices for women are expanded with UAB Fertility Care Network.
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UAB is among the first in the United States to offer Pelvalon’s Eclipse System, a nonsurgical therapy for women who suffer from accidental bowel leakage.
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With a cancer treatment that could damage her reproductive system looming, Jessica Sparks decided to harvest and freeze her eggs to keep her dream of building a family alive.
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Clomiphene is more effective than letrozole for achieving pregnancy, NIH-funded study finds.
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UAB pathologist also leads a trainee in producing software to improve the quality and efficiency of perinatal autopsies.
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Three-year, $2 million PCORI grant will give UAB caregivers an opportunity to develop surgical protocols that enhance coordination of care and improve quality of life for women with endometrial cancer.
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The Women and Infants Center and its physicians, nurses and staff have passed numerous milestones and garnered honors with patient care as the key focus.
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Unborn child diagnosed with rare syndrome when mom was five months’ pregnant; parents now prepare for difficult road ahead.
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UAB test of the Eclipse System, published in Obstetrics & Gynecology, demonstrates success of first device to control fecal incontinence using a vaginal insert.
UAB’s research links changes in genetic regions in infants with an increased risk of premature birth — and the data change the preterm paradigm.
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