Best of 2014 2

The first patient in the Southeast to get the RNS responsive neurostimulation seizure-control device implanted in the brain reports dramatic results at UAB.

Published in Focus on Patient Care
Technological advances are changing the way medicine is practiced, and UAB’s Department of Biomedical Engineering is working with Southern Research Institute to be at the forefront of the field.
The UAB kidney chain, which began December 2013 and expects more transplants in January 2015, ‘showcases the power of the human spirit in every aspect.’
Published in Service to Community
Looking forward to a promising 2015, UAB News revisits some top stories of 2014.
December 17, 2014

Wisdom of the ages

Inside a Birmingham retirement community, UAB dental students glimpse the future. Caring for residents in the School of Dentistry’s geriatric clinic — unique in Alabama — they learn how America’s aging population will shape their careers. Discover how dental health impacts overall health, and how students embrace the challenges and joys of caring for older patients, in UAB Magazine.
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Best of 2014 2ECMO, or extra corporeal membrane oxygenation, takes on the function of the heart and lungs by routing the patient’s blood into the machine where carbon dioxide is removed and oxygen is added.
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UAB has launched one of the first clinics in the nation designed to provide healthy adults with an assessment of their risk for Alzheimer’s disease.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
UAB Medicine-Leeds clinic will provide convenient access to a full range of diagnostic testing and specialty physician services.
Published in Service to Community
Jarred Younger’s lab seeks to develop the state’s first research and treatment center for neuroinflammatory disorders.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
UAB researchers compared two sets of guidelines to ascertain if people with chronic kidney disease should take statins to reduce high cholesterol levels linked to cardiovascular disease.
Published in Focus on Patient Care

Injured military personnel to benefit from unique set of therapies offered at UAB.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
One eye, two contact lenses and a veteran’s life is changed forever.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Central Alabama Hospice and the Palliative Nursing Association present the first Palliative Care Conference hosted at UAB.
Published in Updates
It has been more than 30 years since the last major advancement in prostate cancer screening technology, and the latest advancement is now available in the Southeast only at UAB.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
UAB Hospital honored by Becker’s Healthcare as one of the best hospitals in America, and UAB Medicine touted as a great place to work in healthcare
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Hospitals remain alert and ready after a confirmed U.S. hospital-identified case of imported Ebola associated with the ongoing West African outbreak makes news in Dallas.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Research is inconclusive as to why SIDS occurs, but some articles have suggested there may be parental knowledge or compliance deficits.
Published in News You Can Use
Research volunteers are needed for a UAB study to determine which combinations of Type 2 diabetes drugs work best for different groups of people.
University and student health and wellness leaders gathered to cut the ribbon on a new facility that combines the Health Services medical clinic and Counseling Services to provide students a full range of primary care services
Published in Enhancing Facilities
UAB clinical collaboration with CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic will increase access to care and help improve medication adherence for patients.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
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