September 22, 2016
The University of Alabama at Birmingham will help investigate the influence of environmental exposures on children’s health from conception through early childhood.
September 08, 2016
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.
July 19, 2016
UAB continues to improve maternal and infant health as the only university to be a member of all three NIH perinatal networks.
July 13, 2016
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.
June 03, 2016
A UAB physician provides information on risks, recommendations and effects of Zika virus for pregnant women.
Two young Alabama women formed a bond over a rare germ cell cancer affecting only 1,000 women across the United States.
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.
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.
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.
UAB pathologist also leads a trainee in producing software to improve the quality and efficiency of perinatal autopsies.
May 12, 2015
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.
February 27, 2015
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.
February 12, 2015
Unborn child diagnosed with rare syndrome when mom was five months’ pregnant; parents now prepare for difficult road ahead.
February 10, 2015
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.
January 21, 2015
Women’s Choice Awards and Becker’s Hospital Review honor UAB women’s health programs as among the nation’s best.
August 27, 2014
Sixteen clinical centers and 30 hospitals will enroll up to 5,700 pregnant women to evaluate the benefits and harms of pharmacologic treatment of mild chronic hypertension in pregnancy.