Health & Medicine

Long-term study shows weight loss improves quality of life but does not decrease cardiovascular complications in Type 2 diabetics.

Bebin is co-director of the UAB Tuberous Sclerosis Clinic and a founding member of the TSC Clinical Research Consortium.

UAB joins a CDC effort to reduce hepatitis C infection through a screening program in the emergency department.

UAB geriatricians offer some tips to keep elderly adults safe during summer’s high temperatures.

Parents beware: Children’s eye injuries, often from organized sports or swimming, go up in summer.

UAB Wellness is conducting “Green Screens” every Friday this summer to help gauge cardiovascular health and provide direction when setting achievable health goals.

Ophthalmologists at the UAB Callahan Eye Hospital say fireworks are best left to the professionals.

An abnormal heartbeat, known as atrial fibrillation, is associated with memory and thinking problems, according to new published research.

The award cites Polhill’s work in developing and implementing employee blood collections at UAB beginning in 2007.

The accreditation demonstrates UAB’s commitment to delivering the highest quality care for its bariatric surgery patients.

More than 5,000 people responded to the magazines’ online survey and entered the businesses and services they thought were the best in 81 categories.

Ferniany has lead UAB Health since 2008.

It seems logical that a preventive check-up will deter cavities and other costly dental problems in children, but new UAB research shows otherwise.

UAB medical students host free health screening on May 25

Drowning is the leading cause of injury, death in young children; a UAB expert shared simple steps to prevent accidents.
Research from the UAB School of Public Health shows that patients with chronic kidney disease may improve their health by making lifestyle behavior changes.
Partridge was honored for his exceptional talents and his commitment to make progress towards finishing the fight against cancer.

Blending invention with necessity, UAB professionals use a little ingenuity to help a patient prepare for a lung transplant.

A UAB study examines whether bipolar disorder can be treated with monthly rather than daily doses of a drug to boost compliance – now enrolling patients.

Jolie has people talking about genetics; testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2 is not for everyone, but knowing family history is a good start.

New UAB Digestive Health Center is a one stop shop for patients.

Distraction by a dog while driving may be worse for older drivers, according to research from UAB.

The UAB Genetic Counseling Graduate Program is a collaborative program to provide educational and clinical training in genetic counseling.

A UAB study links the Mediterranean diet to better memory.

Neurosurgical injuries following the April 2011 Alabama tornadoes tended to be spinal, not head or neck injuries in adults, but the opposite in children, according to UAB researchers.

Researchers at UAB measure an increase in grey matter in the brains of children with cerebral palsy after treatment with CI therapy.

Pennington has served as senior vice president and chief operating officer at Medical West since 2003.

UAB hosts a seminar to train exercise professionals in how to help cancer patients become physically active during treatment and recovery.

Since opening its doors in 1988, the comprehensive health clinic for patients with HIV/AIDS has had a lot of successes and milestones worth commemorating.

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis have an increased risk for shingles, but new research at UAB indicates that biologics – the newest RA medications – don’t worsen that risk.

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