Nonprofits, local agencies and UAB offer resources for aging adults at The Successful Aging Expo.
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UAB assistant professor leads the way in providing therapy for HIV patients with chronic pain.
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Study published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology shows fecal incontinence risk from anal intercourse is heightened for both women and men, with men almost three times as likely to experience incontinence.
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Treating patients 50 and older with high blood pressure to a systolic blood pressure of less than 120 mm Hg reduced rates of cardiovascular events, including heart attack, heart failure and stroke, by 25 percent.
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Lower blood pressure target of 120 mm Hg greatly reduces cardiovascular complications and deaths in older adults.
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An Arizona drug company will patent the small peptide drug.
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Virginia Wadley, Ph.D., says until this new JAMA study, whether or not stroke survivors are at-risk over the long term was an unknown.
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The replacement of the old-fashioned wheelchair is here: the Movi chair, designed for hospitals, nursing homes and anyplace where patient mobility is important.
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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.

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

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