Health & Medicine
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.
Antibiotic use in acute and long-term care facilities is a focus of UAB’s antibiotic stewardship program.
Daniel Deligio, O.D., treats a rare disease and provides successful treatment plan for Sam Peppers.
Two young Alabama women formed a bond over a rare germ cell cancer affecting only 1,000 women across the United States.
UAB School of Nursing Professor David Vance, Ph.D., received a five-year, $2.86 million R01 grant to test ways of improving cognitive function in older adults with HIV.
UAB News introduced Baby JJ and the Burford family to the public in 2015. After two difficult surgeries in his first year of life, Jeremiah reaches a milestone in his road to recovery.
Palliative care helps patients get the most out of life, whether they’re newly diagnosed, a survivor, or nearing the end of their journey. UAB’s palliative care pioneers provide a fresh look at the fast-growing specialty and its emphasis on listening, choices, patient goals, and quality of life.
Alabama landmarks will change their colors to bring awareness to the need for Alabama’s residents to register to be organ donors.
Infertility choices for women are expanded with UAB Fertility Care Network.
Role of mentors for patients with diabetes is the focus of a $30,000 grant.
Reflecting a national trend, UAB’s Division of Trauma, Burns and Surgical Critical Care changes its name to Acute Care Surgery.
Open-access videos from the chair of UAB's Department of Genetics focus on the latest treatment approaches for critically ill children in all settings.
Michelle Harris came to UAB on maximal life support, unsure if she would live after a rare multisystem autoimmune disease attacked her lungs. Now, she will go home with her eyes on upcoming prom and graduation.
A new multi-institutional study looks at the negative effects of a high-carbohydrate diet on the heart.
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