Health & Medicine
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.
High-tech medicine and human kindness combine in UAB’s ongoing kidney chain, a series of transplant surgeries that have given 101 people a new lease on life.
Published in Addiction, a new paper lays out some of the factors that lead policymakers to look for easy answers to complex problems related to opioid addiction.
Experts have updated recommendations for the use of antiretroviral drugs in the treatment and prevention of HIV infection.
Precision medicine found the right drug for the right patient, helping one UAB prostate cancer patient make a remarkable recovery.
The five-year funding award will support the Southern All of Us Network, part of the All of Us Research Program, a nationwide research program to transform how research is conducted to advance individualized prevention, treatment and care for people of all backgrounds.
Recovery from an eating disorder has helped one former Blazer athlete solidify her career path and has her determined to help others.
When you struggle with weight issues, it is easy to feel overwhelmed by your weight loss options and dismayed by setbacks.
Nursing students spend a semester helping provide basic health care to adults who are mentally or physically disabled and attend the Wylam Adult Day Health Care Center in Birmingham.
Multivitamins and mineral supplements do not prevent heart attacks, strokes or cardiovascular death.
Early results for a UAB-developed viral immunotherapy to treat brain tumors in children demonstrate safety and tolerability in Phase I studies.
Researchers use i2b2 data to find out if there is a link between electronic cigarettes and illicit substance abuse.
The AGHI is one of the nation’s first statewide efforts to harness the power of genomic analysis to identify those at high risk for genetic disease.
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.
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