Health & Medicine
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.

UAB adds another rolling intensive care unit to the fleet of its Critical Care Transport program.
The online master’s degree offered by the School of Public Health has been ranked second nationally.
New guidelines suggest exercise and cognitive training can help lower the risk of dementia for those with mild cognitive impairment.
The School of Optometry ranked third nationally in research funding and second nationally in basic biomedical research funding.

A TEDx Birmingham talk by Jayme Locke inspires an Alabamian to donate altruistically and save more lives.

Of the 15 million people living with cancer in the United States in 2016, 62 percent were 65 years or older.

A UAB professor will conduct new research that could provide answers to questions about the causes of preterm birth.

Natriuretic peptides are routinely used as “gold-standard” biomarkers for diagnosis of heart disease.

UAB is one of only three hospitals in the United States to receive a three-star ranking in each of the five categories of surgery.

A national task force suggests hormone therapy does not help with chronic conditions.

Nearly one in three breast cancer survivors suffers from poor sleep, which can lead to greater mortality.
With financing secured and site preparation underway, UAB’s Proton Therapy Center looks to begin construction in January 2018.
The first holiday season following the death of a loved one can be tough. A UAB psychologist has some suggestions for coping.
UAB will participate in the National Institutes of Health SIREN Network, a series of clinical trials for out-of-hospital medical emergencies.
The Center for Psychiatric Medicine at UAB celebrates 25 years as a leader in mental healthcare.
Setting expectations and recognizing limits are keys to keeping the holidays from getting you down.
Michael Cox is kidney transplant recipient No. 10,000. Tony Adams became the 10,001st recipient after his brother — and UAB employee — Daniel Adams became his donor.
A UAB researcher investigates how lupus develops and why certain demographics are at higher risk of flare-ups.
UAB provides emotional, social and spiritual care beyond the pain of life-threatening illnesses and diseases to help patients have the best quality of life.
Rejuvenate your skin with UAB’s newest line of services through the Department of Dermatology.
Community members and academic investigators have teamed up to publish research in Ethnicity & Disease.
A two-year, $154,000 grant will help Erin Currie, Ph.D., study pediatric palliative care needs in the Deep South.
Sarah-Jeanne Salvy, Ph.D., says the findings of her research emphasize the importance of considering social factors when examining the impact of neighborhood on physical activity.
Vision therapy plays a key role in developing the visual system to help with focusing and eye coordination.
Harden Davis couldn’t walk 30 feet without having shortness of breath; but thanks to UAB doctors, he now breathes easy and has renewed energy.
The UAB School of Nursing and community partners are providing a helping hand for vulnerable first-time mothers through Nurse-Family Partnership®.
The center is funded by a $7 million grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities.
A collaboration between Birmingham AIDS Outreach and the UAB 1917 Clinic looks to provide nutrition support and education to address and prevent the rise of chronic disease in patients living with HIV.
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