Complications of diabetes can lead to blindness, yet only 29.9 percent of diabetic patients studied adhered to recommendations to have an eye examination.
Exacerbations of COPD, particularly mild COPD, lead to a decline in lung function in smokers, according to new research from UAB.
J. Crawford Downs, Ph.D., will research a new wireless system to measure and control fluid pressure around the optic nerve.
Becker’s Hospital Review ranks the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center as one of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with great oncology programs in America.
Exercise is a key to better health, and UAB is teaming up with local partners to encourage people to get outside and be active in their local parks.
Now in its 6th year, RIME Week 2016 is set for Sept. 21-23.
Seven faculty in the UAB School of Medicine have been named recipients of the 2016-2017 PROSPER Curricular Enrichment and Innovation Awards.
A UAB study that is the first of its kind found that a tiny RNA — miR-124-3p — appears to play a role in producing major depression.
Coating insulin-producing cell-clusters with a thin protective layers may be a way to modify and use pig tissue to ultimately treat human diabetes. Testing in mice is the next step.
UAB Medicine, in partnership with Medscape, is launching its SPARC challenge next week to hear ideas on quality improvement initiatives, leading to a live competition in October where the top ideas will win a portion of $45,000 in pilot funds to see the plans forward.