Health & Medicine
In 2018, there will be more than 650,000 new cases of oral, head and neck cancers diagnosed worldwide, but early screening and diagnosis can more than double a patient’s chances of survival.
A Dothan man is back on the hiking trail following a rare soft tissue tumor treated by UAB’s “Sarcoma King.”
When a couple decided to get married in their newborn daughter’s RNICU room, the UAB community came together to pull off their wedding.
Students who participated in UAB Solution Studios™ will present their inventions and showcase their products’ greater market potential to local business leaders.
Researchers will discuss how to age with a high quality of life during the Comprehensive Center for Healthy Aging 2018 Symposium on April 26.
A study led by UAB professor Paul Muntner, Ph.D., looks at the impact of the new hypertension guideline set by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association.
UAB researchers found that, from 2012-2014, Medicare was the primary payer for more than 90 percent of TAVR procedures.
A bill authorizing the UAB Health System to set up a resource center to assist rural, public hospitals facing economic pressures has been passed by the Alabama legislature.
Headlines and statistics paint a grim picture of opioid abuse. But there is hope, says Anna Alford, a social work major who speaks openly about her journey of recovery to encourage others. Meet her and other UAB faculty, staff and students exploring the complex crisis and finding answers that could save lives.
Many cancers are curable if they are detected early, and UAB researchers are exploring ways to use cancer gene discoveries to develop screening tests to improve cancer survival.
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