Health & Medicine
Best-in-class patient care among the criteria in Becker’s Hospital Review rankings that list UAB Hospital.
UAB Hospital has been named one of America’s best breast health centers by WomenCertified, Inc.
UAB’s Spain Rehabilitation Center celebrates its 50th anniversary with a scientific symposium on traumatic brain injury.
Family event includes an ask the experts panel, a healthy cooking demonstration and a survivors panel
A Phase I trial conducted at UAB was designed to evaluate the safety, acceptability and drug absorption qualities of an intravaginal ring containing two anti-HIV medications when worn by women for 28 days.
Townes is an internationally renowned researcher who is doing groundbreaking research in gene replacement for conditions such as sickle cell disease.
Leonard Sender, M.D., chairman of Stupid Cancer, the largest adolescent and young adult cancer survivor’s advocacy group in the United States, will be the featured keynote speaker.
Researchers at the UAB School of Public Health hope to learn how problem drinkers quit misusing alcohol on their own, so others with similar issues can benefit from their natural recoveries.
88-year-old, 100th UAB TAVR patient, is ready to have her “get-go” back.
A project by ophthalmologists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham will examine whether a partnership with community-based optometrists will improve detection and treatment of glaucoma, especially for high-risk populations.
UAB has teamed with the Michael J. Fox Foundation to look for genetic biomarkers for Parkinson’s disease.
UAB is currently the top site in Alabama to offer a special CTO procedure, which helps patients avoid the more invasive open-heart surgery – but the resource is not widely known.
The winter meeting of the Songs for Sight Youth Low Vision Support Group will be 2:30-8 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at McWane Science Center, 200 19th St. North.
Michael Saag, M.D., has been seeing HIV patients from the beginning, and uses that journey to illustrate what he believes needs to change with health care.
UAB’s Callahan Eye Hospital opens two satellite clinic locations to better serve the community.
The S-ICD, which sits just below the skin, leaves the heart and blood vessels untouched while providing the same protection as traditional ICDs.
The Cancer Resource app enables providers and patients to find products and services to help those battling cancer.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham and the American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from Feb. 17-27 to celebrate the Sochi Olympics and help boost blood supplies reduced by recent bad winter weather.
UAB’s Continence and Urogynecology Care Clinics reaccredited — were the nation’s first to earn an NAFC Center of Excellence designation, in 2010
UAB Heart and Vascular Services is celebrating heart month with events at UAB Hospital.
Despite strokes’ being on the decline in the U.S., more women are dying from them than are men. Now the AHA and ASA have released guidance on prevention specifically for women.
Physicians and staff spent three days and nights in-hospital during the South’s recent winter storm to ensure success of a kidney transplant chain that stands at 13 and counting.
UAB’s Michael Saag, M.D., served as co-chair of a panel of 27 liver and infectious diseases experts to develop Hepatitis C guidance for clinicians that will live online.
UAB Schools of Medicine and Health Professions collaborate to form new, all-inclusive medical center to fight obesity
Researchers at UAB show that high-intensity strength training improves mobility, mood and overall quality of life for Parkinson’s patients.
A UAB study will pair master gardeners with breast cancer survivors in an effort to promote a healthy diet and physical exercise.
Mayor William Bell, Miss UAB Chassidy Sumler and former “Biggest Loser” winner Roger Shultz will make appearances.
Becker’s Hospital Review ranked hospitals based on comprehensiveness of programs, quality of care offered.
A UAB/VA study shows that home hospice techniques on terminally ill, hospitalized patients have a positive impact on end-of-life care.
Pediatric medical research is poised to take a giant step forward as new federal legislation establishes the implementation of network sites across the United States studying various diseases.
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