Health & Medicine
A volunteer dentistry event at UAB provided free oral health care to locally underserved children.
UAB nephrologists will raise awareness about chronic kidney disease, which is the sixth-fastest-growing cause of death in the world, on World Kidney Day.  
Patients at UAB now have access to state-of-the-art robotic surgery technology.
UAB’s new $25 million, 90-ton cyclotron has been installed in the UAB Proton Therapy Center.
Laura McGuinn, M.D., is the inaugural Thomas H. Lowder Endowed Chair and clinical director of the Civitan-Sparks Clinics.
According to the American Heart Association’s Heart and Stroke Statistics, nearly half of all adults in the United States have some type of cardiovascular disease.
If you’ve noticed these symptoms after giving birth, you may want to call your doctor.
The newly renovated clinic in the School of Dentistry includes new technology and upgraded spaces for optimal patient care.
The two-day event will focus on population genomics for medical professionals Friday and how to demystify rare diseases for affected individuals and families Saturday.
WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease, an organization dedicated to heart disease education and patient support.
Medical and pediatric history is the subject of the annual Reynolds-Finley lecture.
Palliative counselors at UAB provide support to patients facing serious illness, while also providing therapeutic support to the patients’ family members.
An optometrist’s vision wellness tips and services can help keep your eyes in good shape.
O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Lace Up for a Cure 5K is March 9.
With its Community Health Advisor model, the O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB has demonstrated that laypeople can make a real difference in the fight against breast, ovarian and colon cancers. Now the model is being adapted to tackle lung cancer.
UAB Women’s Basketball will recognize breast cancer patients, families, and survivors during game against Western Kentucky on Feb. 16.
Kill the flu virus by following these tips on what to clean and how to disinfect commonly touched areas at home, school and work.
In six decades, two patients have seen a big change in how to manage their Type 1 diabetes.
Through various programs and initiatives throughout the state, Legacy of Hope educates people about the importance of organ and tissue donation.
UAB’s newest cancer-killing cyclotron is beginning its monthlong journey from Germany to its permanent campus home.
A report by the American Heart Association found that 48 percent of U.S. adults live with some type of cardiovascular disease.
Cardiovascular disease accounts for nearly 801,000 American deaths.
The Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama has donated a total of $8.7 million to UAB research efforts since 1996.
The scholars come from a range of backgrounds with various educational interests, including medicine, nursing, dentistry, pharmacology, social work and education.
New UAB Medicine stroke rehab clinic offers unique one-stop shopping
UAB nutrition researchers are conducting a new study on Type 2 diabetes and addressing the disproportionate complications experienced by African American patients.
SPRINT trial: Intensive lowering of blood pressure did not significantly reduce dementia risk but did have a measurable impact on mild cognitive impairment.
Ziad Kazzi, M.D., an emergency medicine physician and toxicologist, will present his lecture, Chemical Warfare Agents: Then and Now; Far and Near, on Jan. 31.
PROSPER-HIV, the first longitudinal study of its kind, aims to discover how to effectively mitigate the high-burden symptoms of HIV.
Dean Selwyn Vickers will present the State of the UAB School of Medicine speech Jan. 30.
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