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The Patient and Family Resource Center at UAB’s Comprehensive Cancer Center provides a comfortable place to find support.
A robotics and cardiac cath procedure was carried out over three days and meant patient did not have to undergo more rigorous bypass surgery.
UAB Hospital is the first in Alabama to offer the Nanostim™ leadless pacemaker for patients with bradycardia.
UAB commended for strong quality-improvement program, advanced certifications among respiratory therapists and pilot training.
A local woman injured by a bottle rocket to the eye joins UAB Callahan Eye Hospital in urging people to not use fireworks at home.
A new UAB clinic can predict risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease and offer strategies to reduce that risk.
A college baseball player nearly blinded by a batted ball and a UAB ophthalmologist urge athletes to wear eye protection at all times.
Need help putting the pack down? The UAB Lung Health Center is here for you.
Patient experience measures like communication, responsiveness, cleanliness and pain control among criteria for UAB Hospital’s 2014 Outstanding Patient Experience Award.
UAB’s Epilepsy Center is housed in the Department of Neurology under the direction of Jerzy Szaflarski, M.D., Ph.D.
The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center’s May 1 Fiesta Ball will support the work of UAB’s young cancer research scientists.
Best-in-class patient care among the criteria in Becker’s Hospital Review rankings that list UAB Hospital.
UAB Hospital has been named one of America’s best breast health centers by WomenCertified, Inc.
UAB’s Spain Rehabilitation Center celebrates its 50th anniversary with a scientific symposium on traumatic brain injury.
Family event includes an ask the experts panel, a healthy cooking demonstration and a survivors panel
A Phase I trial conducted at UAB was designed to evaluate the safety, acceptability and drug absorption qualities of an intravaginal ring containing two anti-HIV medications when worn by women for 28 days.
Townes is an internationally renowned researcher who is doing groundbreaking research in gene replacement for conditions such as sickle cell disease.
Leonard Sender, M.D., chairman of Stupid Cancer, the largest adolescent and young adult cancer survivor’s advocacy group in the United States, will be the featured keynote speaker.
Researchers at the UAB School of Public Health hope to learn how problem drinkers quit misusing alcohol on their own, so others with similar issues can benefit from their natural recoveries.
88-year-old, 100th UAB TAVR patient, is ready to have her “get-go” back.
A project by ophthalmologists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham will examine whether a partnership with community-based optometrists will improve detection and treatment of glaucoma, especially for high-risk populations.
UAB has teamed with the Michael J. Fox Foundation to look for genetic biomarkers for Parkinson’s disease.
UAB is currently the top site in Alabama to offer a special CTO procedure, which helps patients avoid the more invasive open-heart surgery – but the resource is not widely known.
The winter meeting of the Songs for Sight Youth Low Vision Support Group will be 2:30-8 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at McWane Science Center, 200 19th St. North.
Michael Saag, M.D., has been seeing HIV patients from the beginning, and uses that journey to illustrate what he believes needs to change with health care.
UAB’s Callahan Eye Hospital opens two satellite clinic locations to better serve the community.
The S-ICD, which sits just below the skin, leaves the heart and blood vessels untouched while providing the same protection as traditional ICDs.
The Cancer Resource app enables providers and patients to find products and services to help those battling cancer.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham and the American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from Feb. 17-27 to celebrate the Sochi Olympics and help boost blood supplies reduced by recent bad winter weather.
UAB’s Continence and Urogynecology Care Clinics reaccredited — were the nation’s first to earn an NAFC Center of Excellence designation, in 2010
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