Health & Medicine
AGHI published data on 176 rare-disease participants and 5,369 participants, showcasing how genetic analysis can help provide important medical information.
The new location offers a wide range of comprehensive and specialty eye services to patients in and around the city of Trussville.
This large study of high-volume emergency departments showed that health care workers had a low rate of infection, but that some were unaware of an undiagnosed infection.
UAB Hospital practice areas honored with the “Best Hospital” designation include obstetrics, orthopedics, heart care, stroke care, cancer care and breast care.
This specialized office at the O’Neal Cancer Center marks its silver anniversary with renewed commitment to reaching the medically underserved and tackling cancer health disparities in the state and surrounding areas.
The largest HIV health care unit in Alabama and one of the country’s preeminent HIV clinics has relocated to state-of-the-art space in Birmingham’s Lakeview district.
Emergency departments are crowded, and patients might want to consider alternative care options such as urgent care centers.
Learn the COVID-19 clinical terminology alongside what it means in the context of the beginning stages of vaccine distribution.
Testing will remain in the same location, but will only last from 8 a.m.–1 p.m. Sunday through Friday.
The orthopaedic urgent care clinic should help reduce crowding in the emergency department and speed up visits to the hospital.
Undergraduate students will serve as patient care technicians, and graduate students and faculty will be part of patient care teams.

The initial COVID surge during the summer months stressed our healthcare system, but the drastic increase in confirmed COVID cases, hospitalizations, and deaths over the last few weeks is significantly more concerning.

On December 15, UAB received 10,725 COVID-19 doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.
During the global pandemic, UAB may look a little different, but it continues to educate students and serve the community through its health care, research and programs.
LITT surgery, using heat generated by a laser, offers less side effects and a shorter hospital stay compared to traditional epilepsy surgery.
Vaccines are expected to arrive next week and be administered quickly thereafter.  
The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB is recruiting Alabama women who have never had breast cancer for the study, to test a personalized approach to breast cancer screening.
CCT has added a fourth ambulance to its fleet, and its new offices feature increased space and improved overnight accommodations for on-call staff.
The Altec Styslinger Genomic Medicine and Data Sciences Building will help cement UAB’s place as a leading research institution in genomic and precision medicine.
UAB hopes to gather the stories of students, faculty, staff and health care workers during the COVID-19 era and document them for historical purposes.
A positive attitude and UAB’s gynecologic oncology team helped Debby Davis fight and endure life-threatening ovarian cancer.
Patients with medical emergencies should not avoid emergency departments due to COVID-19 fears.
Partnership with the PathCheck Foundation, founded at MIT in Cambridge, Ma., will enable other states and countries to use UAB-created exposure verification technology for exposure notification.
For the seventh consecutive year, UAB Medicine has earned “Most Wired” status for use of information technology in improving patient care.
The UAB Sports Medicine Clinic partners with professional, amateur and school athletic programs to provide medical care to players.
Migraine headaches were ruining Christopher Sheheane’s life, until a visit to UAB found the cause: a pituitary gland tumor.
Southern Research has named Michael Catalano and Mark Suto, Ph.D., chief operating officer and vice president for Life Sciences, respectively.
Rachael Lee, M.D., answered questions regarding COVID-19 during a media briefing Oct. 23.
When glaucoma and an autoimmune disorder caused severe, painful blisters in his right eye, artist Charlie Busler was in danger of losing his eyesight.
UAB’s uterus transplant program is the first program in the Southeast and fourth in the United States.
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