Many Alabama communities face a growing demand for health care, but a shrinking number of providers. Discover how UAB’s School of Nursing is training nurse practitioners to help fill the void in both primary and specialty care, with tracks reflecting the field’s evolving role, in UAB Magazine.
Cardiovascular risks of severe pediatric obesity, assessed among adolescents participating in the "Teen Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery" (Teen-LABS) study, were published this week in JAMA Pediatrics.
According to new research, the predisposition to premature birth may lay in the fetus, not the mother herself. While this does not imply that any measures taken by the mother should be futile, it may lead to a paradigm chance in how the phenomenon of premature birth is addressed clinically.