Health & Medicine

UAB research reveals a better way to protect newborns from cytomegalovirus, often passed to them from their mothers.

UAB and Specialists on Call are working together to introduce telemedicine for stroke care in community hospitals throughout Alabama.

One fifth of people with HIV in the U.S. don’t know they are infected; UAB Hospital joins a national effort to decrease the spread of HIV.

The risk factors for stroke in the South also may be responsible for cognitive decline.

UAB faculty members serve as president, president-elect of American Society of Transplantation.

Going online can be fun and educational for kids, but there also are potentially dangerous pitfalls that abound with summertime freedom.

New research shows that reducing fat intake in our diet affects diabetes risk; findings were stronger for African Americans.

A mobile eye-care unit is rolling into the areas hardest hit by recent tornadoes to help storm victims.

The Alabama Vision Alliance has mobilized an emergency eye care bus for those affected by the storms.

Mom celebrates Mother’s Day knowing she gave teen son gift of life twice.

UAB research shows MitoQ neutralizes free radicals that lead to liver damage.

UAB geriatrician Andrew Duxbury has written a play for a senior adult theatre troupe with some important messages for older Americans.

Trauma patients throughout state transported to UAB for treatment; more expected.

Caring for storm victims’ psychological wounds important too, says UAB psychologist.

UAB is the first in the state to offer new procedure that uses thermal energy to help keep airways flowing freely.

For about $200 per child, the seven-day mortality rate for newborns in Zambia dropped by 40 percent.

Blacks, Hispanics and Asians are more likely than whites to spend their life savings to extend life; preferences could inform cancer care.

By mapping a patient’s genome, and their tumor’s, with whole-genome sequencing, physicians can use more targeted therapies.

Adding cystatin C to a diagnostic panel revealed one person in six who had chronic kidney disease that was undetected using the conventional test.

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