“I chose to go to UAB because I felt like it was on the frontier of health care with a program like this.”
Published in Focus on Patient Care

A ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm is the 15th leading cause of death in the country, and the 10th leading cause of death in men older than 55.

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Three decades of clinical trials have changed the face of HIV/AIDS.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Stefan Kertesz, M.D., says a better understanding of what caused and what sustains the opioid epidemic is needed among policymakers and physicians to best serve patients and address the crisis.
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Following hip fracture increases after a reduction in reimbursement rates for DXA scans led to fewer scans, a UAB physician joined other advocates and successfully lobbied to increase DXA scan reimbursements to better identify and reduce hip fractures.
Published in Faculty Excellence
UAB neurologists have reported the first case study of a patient with a brain bleed linked to consumption of an energy drink.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Soroush Rais-Bahrami, M.D., discusses the importance of prostate cancer screening and what families should know about loved ones who have been diagnosed.
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Cooper will join Joseph Tector as co-director of UAB’s Xenotransplantation Program with their research geared toward using genetically modified pigs to facilitate kidney transplants in humans.
Published in Faculty Excellence
Alabama Interagency Autism Coordinating Council has established regional networks throughout Alabama to centralize resources for those with autism spectrum disorder, and for their families.
Published in Faculty Excellence
Antibody VRC01 proves safe for individuals infected with HIV-1 but only modestly controls the virus in participants who stop receiving antiretroviral therapy.
The Gift of Sight program provides eye exams and eyeglasses at no cost this holiday season.
Published in Service to Community
A UAB study will test whether training to modify care-resistant behavior can improve quality of life for family caregivers of dementia patients.
UAB researchers hope to establish Cialis as a therapeutic agent for pregnant women exposed to chlorine and bromine during industrial accidents or acts of terrorism.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
A new national, multisite study, chaired by a UAB pulmonologist, shows that supplemental oxygen does not reduce mortality or hospitalization for COPD patients with moderately low levels of blood oxygen.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
According to the CDC, sports-related dental injuries account for more than 600,000 emergency room visits each year.
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UAB doctors say stroke prevention treatments are not one-size-fits-all, and treatment options can be individualized using this hierarchical ranking.
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The loss of her mother to breast cancer sparked Jennifer Bail’s desire to help others through nursing research. 

Published in Focus on Patient Care

UAB is the first hospital in Alabama and one of the first in the nation to use sophisticated Resuscitation Quality Improvement system simulators to improve CPR skills in emergency department staff.

New research says calcium supplements may not be heart-healthy, but UAB cardiologists are saying there is no reason to panic.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
UAB has increased campus internet connection speeds 10-fold and become the first university in Alabama to achieve 100 gigabits per second, up to 10,000 times many standard home internet speeds — increasing the institution’s competitive advantage in teaching, research and health care.
Published in Enhancing Facilities
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