New facility to provide students the full range of primary care
The new Student Health and Wellness Center also will offer health education programs on myriad topics important to student success.Check your sight onsiteTake advantage of free vision screenings to be held in varying locations through campus and UAB Medicine facilities Aug. 22-Dec. 12.Too little salt may be dangerous for your health
Eat less salt is a standard recommendation, but new evidence suggests low sodium intake may present its own risks for some. Distinguished Professor of Medicine Suzanne Oparil, M.D., supports the findings in an invited New England Journal of Medicine editorial.
Renovated ED, clinic to open at Callahan Eye HospitalA new optical coherence tomography system that captures 3-D images of the eye is one of the new technologies installed in the renovated Callahan Eye Hospital emergency department and Lions Eye Clinic that opens July 31.UAB listed among 100 best hospitals for cancer careBecker’s Hospital Review chose UAB for leadership in high-quality patient care, outcomes and research in its Comprehensive Cancer Center.Nightline highlights nation’s largest single-site kidney transplant chain
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ABC’s Nightline featured the great work of Jayme Locke, M.D., and the UAB team whose tireless efforts and innovation have built the nation's longest single-site kidney chain.
Resource Center offers support to cancer patientsThe Patient and Family Resource Center staff can answer questions about cancer, treatment options and available support servicesBrain implant ‘senses’ a seizure and acts to stop itUAB is the first medical center in the Southeast to implant a new type of electrical stimulator to control seizures in patients with epilepsy.UAB first in state to implant pacemaker with no leadsUAB is the first facility in Alabama to implant the Nanostim™ leadless pacemaker, the world’s first retrievable, non-surgical pacing technology. The device to treat bradycardia — a heart rate that is too slow — is placed directly in a patient’s heart without the visible lump, scar and insulated wires (called leads) required for conventional pacemakers.UAB’s Personalized Medicine Institute will help reveal the best medicine for youThis effort will differentiate UAB from its local and regional peers and make it a national player in the development of new treatment therapies.
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