Health & Medicine
The Mike Slive Foundation for Prostate Cancer Research awarded the UAB Cancer Center with $150,000 to accelerate prostate cancer research projects.
UAB nephrologists are raising awareness about kidney disease, the eighth leading cause of death for women, on World Kidney Day.
This new affiliation will give UAB and community physicians increased opportunities for collaboration regarding quality patient care.
More men are scheduling vasectomies around popular sporting events that coincide with their recovery.
UAB Medicine recently established a colorectal oncology clinic to provide a hassle-free experience for diagnosis and treatment.
UAB investigators look at a gene therapy technique that helps cells take out the trash.
Lactation consultants help new mothers navigate the intricacies of breastfeeding, both at birth and postpartum.
After providing UAB's School of Medicine with HIV-positive deceased donor transplant protocols, UAB aims to return the favor to Groote Schuur Hospital in South Africa by providing paired exchange transplant training
Much like other muscles, when the heart works during the normal daytime hours, it needs a period of rest to repair itself.
John Paul Jones Hospital, a health care facility in Camden, Alabama, for 60 years, joins the UAB Health System.
Members of an Air Force Special Operations Surgical Team based at UAB are awarded Bronze Stars for their actions while deployed overseas.
UAB partners with other health care providers to start an Accountable Care Organization to deliver better health care at a lower cost to Medicare patients.
UAB's Enhanced Recovery After Surgery pathway uses technology to improve patient recovery from major surgery.
Watch a bleeding-control demonstration and join in with questions live as trauma surgeons show benefits of kits in public settings.
As opioid deaths add up to that of a commercial plane crash each day, leaders in the dental field tackle the issue.
BCRFA provides close to a million dollars to the UAB Cancer Center to accelerate breast cancer research.
Researchers have found the rate of hospitalization for sarcoidosis has increased, and in-hospital mortality associated with sarcoidosis has decreased.
As national deceased donor transplants top 10,000, UAB and AOC credit increase to "hero" donors and broader organ acceptance criteria.
Nine hospitals and 10 county health offices will have access to telehealth thanks to a nearly half-million-dollar grant.
A cancer diagnosis was a serious wake-up call for Ragan Cain to become proactive about her health.
Construction begins on Alabama's first proton therapy facility, bringing the most most advanced form of cancer-killing radiation to UAB in 2020.
UAB's 1917 Clinic is celebrating 30 years of treating patients living with HIV.
A deployed father traveled 7,600 miles across 11 time zones to meet his son in UAB's Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
Bubbles, dancing, a ball that beeps: Each year, UAB health professions and education students design creative ways to exercise for Alabamians with disabilities. Discover how the student teams adapt each person’s passions into fun challenges that encourage physical activity and healthy lifestyles.
A new eight-week FreshStart! program beginning Feb. 1 will help cancer survivors make healthy lifestyle changes.
The School of Optometry is offering cutting-edge treatment options in myopia, or nearsightedness, for pediatric patients.
The new Family Room will give families a space to rest and recharge while their children receive care.
UAB and Children’s expand non-clinical patient navigation to children with life-threatening illnesses and their families.
UAB has been ranked as one of the top 100 hospital and health systems with great women’s health programs by Becker’s Hospital Review.

With Birmingham-area hospital emergency medicine resources stretched to capacity, physicians urge those with flu symptoms to call primary care providers or utilize UAB eMedicine.

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