Health & Medicine

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.

Annual UAB minority health disparities symposium features latest in research, gives six Barkley awards

Strong Start for Mothers and Newborns provides non-medical social services for healthy living and better pregnancy outcomes for Medicaid, CHIP-eligible patients.

UAB is the only hospital in Alabama that can repair leaks around replacement heart valves using minimally invasive techniques.
UAB experts say dining out can be costly with both finances and weight; packing a lunch can help improve both.

Powell will provide insight on the types of health care services that will be available under the new policy for cancer patients and survivors.

A UAB rheumatologist helps craft a list of the top five tests and treatments that need to be questioned and discussed between physician and patient.

Pioneering UAB physician Sara Finley, M.D., passes away at age 82.

UAB treated the first patient in the nation in an experimental lung reduction procedure for emphysema.

C. Barrett Bowling, M.D., has received the Merck/American Geriatrics Society 2013 New Investigator Award

Leading healthcare administrator Chris Van Gorder to give UAB Jordan Distinguished Lecture.

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