Health & Medicine
Optometric students and faculty visited Central America for their 40th consecutive mission trip this May.
Engineering students develop umbrella for power wheelchair users to present at international conference.
Valerie Powell credits her career shift from marketing to medicine as the turning point that saved her life.
An Auburn woman who was severely burned finds pain relief from music therapy.
The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center joins forces with other leading cancer centers to increase vaccination rates and screenings to eliminate HPV-related cancers, starting with cervical cancer.
More than 500 patients have been visited by physicians and nurse practitioners in UAB’s House Calls program since 2014.
The app was designed with the goal of decreasing the confusion experienced by clinicians when ordering lab tests and choosing or managing a patient’s anticoagulation.
For a special group of UAB School of Dentistry graduates, becoming a dentist marks the conclusion of their journey from foreign-trained to American-certified.
Melanoma is highly capable of spreading and can be deadly rapidly if not treated.
A Division I softball player is seeking treatment for ovarian cancer in UAB’s Division of Gynecologic Oncology.
A 13-year-old girl gets to have a special training experience with UAB surgeons during robotics surgery celebration.
One-way valves that control air flow in the lungs have been shown to be effective in improving breathing for emphysema patients.
Surgeons across UAB Medicine are working together to enhance robotic surgery, cementing UAB as a national leader in the field.
UAB Hospital was one of only 439 hospitals in the nation named to the list and one of only three in Alabama.
After living with pulmonary fibrosis for 15 years, Quintarius Daniels received a life-changing lung transplant that has helped him live the life he has always wanted.
A study comparing two types of airway management in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest indicates that EMS use of a new breathing tube could save as many as 10,000 lives per year.
UAB Orthopaedics’ new sports medicine clinic features five physicians specially trained in managing sports-related injuries.
After experiencing side effects from his obesity on a meaningful vacation, one man seeks medical attention from UAB on his weight loss journey.
The body’s autonomic nervous system affects involuntary actions, such as heart beat and breathing, and UAB opens a new tool to help diagnose autonomic-related conditions.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama has given the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine a $3.6 million scholarship to fund tuition for 60 primary care medical students over the course of five years.
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