Health & Medicine
The UAB Health System is again lauded among the most technology-driven hospitals in the nation with inclusion in the “Most Wired for 2016” list.
UAB Hospital remains at top in Birmingham and Alabama, and rises in several specialty rankings in 2016-2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals report.
The UAB School of Nursing will host a workshop to arm primary care providers with the necessary skills to perform women’s health procedures.
The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center has initiated a joint call for action from Alabama organizations urging HPV vaccine for children.
UAB’s Department of Ophthalmology provides a new residency program track to give incoming residents the option to participate in a clinical or basic research project of their choice.
In contrast to unreliable third-party physician rating and review systems, UAB Medicine is empowering consumers to make informed health care decisions based on reliable information from actual patients through its online physician directory.
Kids often acquire S. mutans, a cavity-causing bacterium from nonfamily members, researchers report at the American Society for Microbiology annual meeting.
UAB Medicine is the first in Alabama to advance cardiology services by offering a first-of-its-kind heart stent that gradually dissolves in the body.
UAB now offers the largest cancer precision medicine clinical trial, NCI-MATCH, with customized treatments for patients based on genetics.
A new study from the UAB School of Dentistry shows that women who are pregnant are more likely to have gingivitis in their first and second trimesters, which can negatively affect mother and baby.
UAB’s program for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, or ECMO, has won a Gold Level Award for Excellence.
The Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program says UAB meets all criteria as a Comprehensive Center to deliver safe, high-quality bariatric patient care.
BCRFA is accepting proposals for a two-year collaborative breast cancer research award among the UAB Cancer Center, Southern Research and HudsonAlpha.
Clinic opens Aug. 1 and will initially offer urology, gastroenterology, endocrinology and rheumatology care.
High mosquito and human population densities, combined with mosquito breeding conditions, are the central cause for Zika virus.
The partnership will bring a highly effective and precise alternative to traditional radiation therapy for treating cancer and some noncancerous tumors, without many of the side effects that often accompany treatment.
Metabolism-based therapies such as the ketogenic diet have the potential to become a valuable adjunct to standard cancer treatment.
A UAB study in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows patients’ mobility while hospitalized helps maintain daily activity in older adults.
UAB spearheads an innovative program to find undiagnosed cases of hepatitis C and steer those patients to therapy.
A UAB physician provides information on risks, recommendations and effects of Zika virus for pregnant women.
UAB is the first hospital in Alabama to participate in publicly reporting its data with American College of Cardiology’s Find Your Heart a Home pilot program.
The UAB course was part of a master’s degree program in bioinformatics for researchers in Mali, where malaria is a scourge.
The UAB Cancer Center has received a $29 million National Cancer Institute renewal grant and is re-designated as “comprehensive” with an outstanding rating as a leader in advancing cancer research and care.
Recruitment for the trial continues as Myers discusses the benefits she received from participating and the knowledge she has gained to take control of her health care.
School of Nursing Assistant Professor Pamela Bowen hopes to address the issue of physical activity in African-Americans in the South through a new study.
Marie Bakitas, DNSc, associate director and senior scientist at the UAB Center for Palliative and Supportive Care, was recently recognized for continued outstanding work in the palliative care field.
Madeline Harris and Kristen Noles centered their careers on caring for patients at UAB Hospital; now they celebrate five years of breast cancer survivorship for Noles.
The new Division of Congenital Cardiac Anesthesiology represents a move to more fully align and integrate with other clinical divisions that provide care for congenital cardiac patients at Children’s of Alabama.
Lynda Welker has experienced many hardships, but the Kirklin family has helped her live a full life.
Researchers at UAB look to integrate health care within rural communities to improve care for children.
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