Health & Medicine
In a clinical trial conducted at UAB, investigators have outlined the mechanisms behind lower natriuretic peptide levels in African Americans and racial differences in response to high-carbohydrate challenge.
Trussville resident and World War II veteran Chuck Tompkins has no intention of slowing down, even after undergoing a TAVR procedure.
UAB and Highlands Hospitals are among only 10 hospitals in the state to earn an A grade for patient safety. 
Russell Medical, a strategic affiliate of UAB for several years, has entered into a management agreement to become a member of the UAB Health System.
A grant in the School of Optometry will enable researchers to study the use of virtual reality and intelligent tutoring in an effort to make low vision rehabilitation more accessible and affordable.
UAB’s long-standing HIV clinic is set to move locations in late 2020.
A new UAB study shows metastatic breast cancer patients treated outside of NCCN guidelines had significantly higher costs.  
A UAB pediatrician coauthors a new reference for pediatricians to help them support children who are not succeeding in school.
UAB physicians urge people to get flu shots early in the season.
A new study will help UAB researchers determine the efficacy of a potential new vaccine for gonorrhea prevention.
Harvard-trained physician and clinician-scientist will begin his new role Jan. 6, 2020.
UAB transplant hepatologists will see patients at the Huntsville Regional Campus once a month to make it more convenient to North Alabama residents.
UAB expert provides three suggestions to parents to positively impact their teen drivers.
UAB’s Jim Cimino, director of the Informatics Institute, was honored with one of the most prestigious awards in the field of informatics.
The Birmingham City Council passed an ordinance on Tuesday, Oct. 15, that establishes a non-smoking Health District on Birmingham’s Southside. Smoking will be prohibited on public property – including city streets and sidewalks within the Heath District.
UAB researchers are looking for new ways to boost retention rates for participants in the All of Us Research Program.
UAB is taking extra measures to promote flu prevention this season through education.
The sixth annual Blazer Bolt for Brain Cancer is Saturday, Oct. 19.
In patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention for myocardial infarction, use of dual therapy leads to fewer bleeding events with a marginal increase in the risk of ischemic events.
A man who was dying from lung cancer and unable to leave the hospital was baptized in the pool at Spain Rehabilitation Center.
UAB creates a new program to enhance faculty development in the health professions through mentoring and innovative teaching resources.
UAB Medicine is notifying affected patients that criminal hackers recently gained access to certain employee email accounts containing patient information.
Patients with thyroid, parathyroid, pancreas and adrenal tumors will soon have a one-stop shop for endocrine neoplasia treatment.
The Family Playbook is a group dedicated to providing support, education, coping skills and resources to adolescents and families who are trying to navigate the “what now?” of concussionsThe Family Playbook is a group dedicated to providing support, education, coping skills and resources to adolescents and families who are trying to navigate the “what now?” of concussions.
UAB’s School of Optometry has been training optometrists and helping patients for 50 years.
The procedure takes 30-45 minutes, and the patient is able to go home a few hours after it is over.
The gala is sponsored by the Research Civitan Club.
What connected two people before pales in comparison to what connects them now.
The ERAS program is a patient-centered approach leading to better patient satisfaction and health outcomes.
UAB is now offering total knee replacements without an overnight hospital stay for selected patients.
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