Health & Medicine

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.

There’s ticks in them-there woods, and that means the possibility of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, as one UAB patient recently discovered.

New drug may slow the progression of chronic kidney disease in type 2 diabetics, increase kidney function and stave off dialysis.

Community cancer centers and hospitals in Alabama and Georgia will get access to the latest cancer research and treatments.

The UAB Callahan Eye Hospital says leave the fireworks alone this summer, but here are some safety tips if you just can’t resist.

Free time in the summer shouldn't be spent on the couch.

There are physiological reasons why pregnant women feel the heat more than others; the key, for comfort and safety, is to keep cool.

With the acquisition, UAB takes a significant step toward making sophisticated cell therapy a part of patient care.

Noted cardiologist and director of the UAB Heart and Vascular Center Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory died suddenly June 4, 2011.

A common combination screen proved no more effective than non-screening, but scientists are finding new ways to prevent and treat the disease.

A look at the part UAB researchers and physicians have played in combating the deadly disease, and what is to come.

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.

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