Health & Medicine

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.

More 150 girls from 40 schools in Jefferson and Shelby counties will come to UAB April 20, 2013 to learn about STEM fields.

In an engineering feat, the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center installs a cyclotron unique to academic medical settings.

New marker predicts how resistant each patient’s brain cancer will be to chemotherapy.

UAB cancer patient Charles Turk fights a hard battle with a brain tumor, with the help of a loving family and a rare deer.

Callahan Eye Hospital introduces new laser technology to remove cataracts with unprecedented precision and control; expands availability of laser cataract surgery in Birmingham.

It’s three months into 2013, and summer is just around the corner. UAB experts offer tips on getting back on track with health behavior changes promised earlier this year.

Margaret Humphreys, M.D., Ph.D., is a specialist in the history of science and medicine.

After 30 years and millions of miles, UAB’s Critical Care Transport Service is still going strong.
For the first time, UAB has unified its academic and medical brands under a common tagline in a new, broad communications campaign.

Equal Access Birmingham will host a health screening at The Lovelady Center on Saturday, April 6

Prematurity, low birth weight leading cause for the leveling off of infant mortality and neonatal mortality rates in the United States
There has been a lot of buzz about the weight loss benefits of eating gluten-free, but UAB doctors say it’s important to find out if you need to adhere to this way of life.

UAB study finds lack of traumatic brain injury education among military veterans; movies and TV dramas spread misinformation.

With the NCAA basketball finals underway a voice can easily go hoarse from the yelling and hoopla; here’s how to prevent or care for it.
Chronic inflammation can lead to chronic diseases, but it can be reduced naturally through the proper diet.

This year's guest speaker is Donna Arnett, Ph.D., president of the American Heart Association.

The SPA program is partnering with small communities in Alabama, Mississippi and Montana to help fill the gap in primary care.

Deal served as UAB senior vice president of Medicine and dean of the School of Medicine from October 1997 until October 2004.
Carrots get all the attention for eye health, but there are several other foods and nutrients that can help.

The UAB Supportive Care and Survivorship Clinical Program could win funding for art therapy programs.

UAB names search committee, hires firm for School of Medicine Dean.
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