Health & Medicine

More than 3 million athletes suffer a concussion each year in the United States; a new clinic, and new rules, aim to reduce the impact.

More than 24 million men and women of all races in the United States have an eating disorder; know the symptoms and how to stop it.

Questions about age, diabetes, smoking and other health issues aim to identify people at risk for kidney disease.

First-ever interactome identifies how plant pathogens attack hosts; scientist who helped build map plans same work on human cells at UAB.

UAB researchers say there is a Sepsis Belt that aligns with the well-known Stroke Belt. A new grant will help them ferret out its mysteries.

Cancer therapy puts patients at even greater risk of damage from the sun and heat.

Blueberries provide nutritious benefits and prevent cell damage that can lead to cancer.

Parents of children with ADHD may want to delay time when kids can cross by themselves, say UAB researchers.

UAB researchers garner two new NIH research grants for studies to better understand schizophrenia and search for new targets for therapy.

Nine medical specialties rank among the nation’s best, three others rank among the top 25 percent and UAB is the best in the metropolitan area.

Stopping exercise leads to significant reductions in strength after just a few weeks, according to a new report from UAB researchers.

UAB Hospital has treated a patient with heat stroke and as the temperatures remain high, more patients with heat-related illnesses are expected.

Researchers at UAB are using Constraint Induced Therapy, a rehab technique first developed for stroke, in a new way — as a therapy for patients with aphasia.

Modified oxygen delivery device can provide safe, cost-effective life-saving therapy to infants and children in developing nations where pneumonia is the leading killer.

UAB research shows communication between neurons is not a static conversation, but an ongoing, dynamic story.

UAB’s Ursula Wesselmann is a member of the Institute of Medicine panel that issued a blueprint for better managing pain in America.

If you could know the cost for a chest X-ray in advance, would you choose a clinic that charges $121 or one that charges $1,519?

Greer Underwood, 9, became the first child in the U.S. to get an experimental heart device in March, keeping her alive for a Mother’s Day heart transplant.

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