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UAB is partnering with Bibb Medical Center to provide screenings and diagnostic treatment.
AGHI is partnering with the UAB Department of Family and Community Medicine to aid research, patient care and insight on using the genomic sciences in primary care.
This registry will help practitioners better understand dental implants and their impact on patients’ health, function and quality of life with the aim of improving treatment outcomes of future therapy.
Mechanistic findings in this study may pave the way for future time-restricted feeding studies in muscle, providing a natural and affordable form of alternative therapy for managing pathologies related to metabolism and obesity.
The 10th annual Rare Disease Genomics Symposium will take place virtually March 10 from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
A grant from ADPH will provide colonoscopies for at-risk patients of Cooper Green during colorectal cancer awareness month in March.
Experts say it is never too late for women to know their risk factors and take steps to prevent heart disease.
Even when at odds with his health, Matalon continued his academic excellence and service to the field of lung disease research.
The research team hopes their findings will lead to more targeted treatments for TNBC, which is particularly difficult to treat.
The clinic, supported by an Alabama Department of Commerce Innovation Fund grant, makes it easier for patients to get all the services they need in one place.
As it turns out, growing old and wise does not always equate to growing old and able to hear.
Six months after giving birth to identical twins, Britney Alba found out she was pregnant with her second set of identical twins. These twins, however, were monochorionic-monoamniotic — one of the rarest types of twins.
UAB pediatric neurosurgeon Jeffrey Blount co-founded the group who presented the resolution on fortification of folic acid in staple foods to the WHO.
Findings show a single oral dose of azithromycin, a common antibiotic, reduced the risk of maternal sepsis or death by 33 percent in women who delivered vaginally.
The potential affiliation will help RMC Health System to sustain and improve access to high-quality, low-cost care close to home.
To help families cherish the loving memory of their dear ones, a UAB nurse started her “Heartbeat in a Bottle” initiative to give families a unique way to remember the loved ones they have lost.
The technology gives surgeons a real-time three-dimensional navigation of complex tumors, so they can easily sort through the layers of the skull and gain insights into the tumor and surrounding anatomical structures like major arteries and skull base.
The UAB School of Dentistry is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year.
The new location offers a wide range of comprehensive and specialty eye services to patients in Homewood.
Trauma patients rushed to a hospital often find that the clothes they were wearing do not survive their medical emergency. A UAB medical student is working to provide discharge with dignity.
Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disease characterized by the formation of granulomas in one or more organs of the body.
The UAB Health Services Foundation General Endowment Fund awarded Do-Yeon Cho, M.D., associate professor of the Department of Otolaryngology and director of the Smell and Taste Clinic, with funding for his proposal to create state-of-the-art care for smell and taste loss patients.
Researchers at UAB help people understand their motives behind overeating palatable food, which can cause weight gain and obesity.
A nationwide study led by UAB researchers showed that cardiovascular health in young adults did not improve from 2007-2018 and only one in four people in that age group have ideal cardiovascular health.
UAB experts offer tips on preventive steps you can take to stay healthy and avoid a visit to the emergency department.
UAB Neurosurgery heads to local elementary schools to encourage young students to consider the STEM fields as they ponder career choices.
Expected to open in early 2025, the new Cooper Green Mercy Health clinical building will usher in a new era in health care for Jefferson County residents in need.
Double vision is an eye condition that requires prompt evaluation by an eye care provider.  
UAB Hospital practice areas were honored with the “Best Hospital” designation, including cancer care, bariatric surgery, heart care, stroke care, minimally invasive surgery, comprehensive breast care, mammograms, obstetrics and women’s services.
The landmark precision medicine effort returns value to research participants by sharing tailored, actionable health-related reports.
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