Health & Medicine
In an effort to protect the health of our patients and staff this flu season, certain visitor restrictions and precautions will be in place at UAB.
A group of women who range from ages 30-80 formed a support group with one another in their breast cancer fight in an effort to live life to the fullest.
According to the authors, genetic counselors represent a unique resource for the public, patients and other medical professionals and should be more fully incorporated into the health care setting.
More than 350 patients were cared for by School of Dentistry faculty, students and community volunteers.
A partnership between the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center and Lung Cancer Alliance will expand community health education in the Deep South to reach Alabamians most at-risk for lung cancer.
Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Parks Rx works to connect patients to more than 130 parks in Birmingham and surrounding communities where they can be more active.
In an effort to protect the health of our patients and staff this flu season, certain visitor restrictions and precautions will be in place at UAB.

UAB researcher Christine Curcio, Ph.D., recently provided an editorial on the importance of a new online portal for eye banks.

A new UAB center will serve as a state-wide resource for patients with diseases of the pancreas and bile ducts.
Children and teens with low vision can enjoy a special event at McWane Center sponsored by Songs for Sight.
Since 2000, the Walk for PKD has raised nearly $30 million.
UAB’s Division of Infectious Diseases is growing its research facilities to offer more to the local and global sexual health community.
Several activities are planned in and around UAB for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Children spend several hours in a wheelchair, going through a library and out to lunch, to understand and be aware of the challenges disabled people experience every day.
UAB, in conjunction with Harvard, is the coordinating center for the national Undiagnosed Diseases Network, funded by the National Institutes of Health
One School of Optometry professor helped restore a patient’s vision and day-to-day life with sophisticated contact lenses.
Some 652 participants across four states will be recruited to test the effects of exercise and diet interventions in underserved cancer survivors.
Long-lasting traumatic events such as Hurricane Florence tax our resiliency. A UAB expert shows you how to boost yours.
Modifying games, including all students and ensuring safety should be the focus for physical educators as they teach kids key motor, fitness and social development skills.
UAB is partnering with FEMA for National Preparedness Month activities and lessons.
An extra rib leads to thoracic outlet syndrome, surgery at UAB and maybe a medical career for a Florida teen.
A bone marrow harvest completed at UAB helped fuse a lifelong relationship between the donor and recipient.
The newly created Alabama Rare Diseases Advisory Council holds its first meeting at UAB.
UAB’s O’Brien Center is the only center in the country that focuses its research on finding a cure and other treatment options for acute kidney injury.
UAB a part of NIH study that published new findings on induced labor at 39 weeks.
UAB Hospital continues to be highly ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the No. 1 hospital in Alabama and among the top in the Southeast and nation.
A UAB maternal-fetal specialist led a secondary analysis to determine factors relating to frequency of C-sections across 25 American hospitals.
UAB Eye Care hosting free screenings for community members Aug. 13.
A new process being implemented after cesarean births aims to help mothers have an enhanced recovery.
UAB lactation consultants and nurses hope this event will help normalize breastfeeding and the benefits for mother and baby.
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