Jessica Merlin, M.D., MBA, is an assistant professor at UAB, and blogs about the diverse food scene in Birmingham in her spare time.
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Central Alabama Hospice and the Palliative Nursing Association present the first Palliative Care Conference hosted at UAB.
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September 25, 2014

Replacing the wheelchair

The replacement of the old-fashioned wheelchair is here: the Movi chair, designed for hospitals, nursing homes and anyplace where patient mobility is important.
The UAB Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics and Palliative Care celebrates the fifth graduating class of the Geriatric Scholar program and hosts a conference on issues surrounding care for the elderly.
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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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Landmark research for the surgical management of apical vaginal prolapse reveals comparable efficacy of sacrospinous ligament fixation and uterosacral ligament suspension, and that perioperative treatment is not indicated.
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A UAB/VA study shows that home hospice techniques on terminally ill, hospitalized patients have a positive impact on end-of-life care.
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Fellowship is the highest class of membership within GSA, which strives to promote multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research in aging and disseminate gerontological knowledge.

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UAB’s Richard Allman is the winner of the Donald P. Kent Award on Aging

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UAB geriatricians offer some tips to keep elderly adults safe during summer’s high temperatures.

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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.

Five UAB schools are among Top 10 in the nation, said U.S. News & World Report.

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

High fat/low fat? High carb/low carb? A UAB debate looks at overall health and cancer prevention.

C. Barrett Bowling, M.D., has received the Merck/American Geriatrics Society 2013 New Investigator Award

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

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The award recognizes outstanding achievement in clinical research addressing health-care problems of older adults.

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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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