Health & Medicine

The newest and largest hyperbaric chambers in Birmingham are now open at the UAB Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Program.

UAB research team finds protein TLR9 holds key to predicting survival and aggressiveness of  triple negative breast cancer.

For kids with permanent teeth, this simple device protects against sports-related dental injuries.

Because most years see low incidence rates of West Nile, vaccine research is challenging; UAB experts say reach for the DEET.

A UAB-led coalition will train, recruit and support health-care professionals from five regional centers to improve access to primary care.

Adrenalin-suppressing beta-blockers may delay need for valve-replacement surgery if used early in a growing cause of heart disease.

New director to help establish UAB as the South’s leading center for treating leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma and related diseases.

Hardy has served in multiple positions with the Komen foundation.

Exercise may help stave off treatment-related fatigue in cancer patients, study shows.

The UAB Health System’s first foray into mobile websites is an app that speeds worker’s compensation claims.

Untreated dental issues can affect school performance

A therapy created at UAB for adults is adapted to help a young boy with hemiparesis learn to ride a bike and more.

The UAB Health System again is noted for its use of information technology to improve health care.

More than a dozen infectious diseases are preventable, and children should be vaccinated to protect themselves and others.

UAB Hospital will work towards international "Baby-Friendly" designation.

Ventricular assist devices offer better survival rates than ECMO therapy for children awaiting heart transplant.

Lister Hill Library at UAB hosts major community health fair.

An innovative program to screen patients in UAB’s emergency department helps identify people who don’t know they are positive for the virus that causes AIDS.

Collaboration will address issues of health-care delivery.

New minimally invasive procedure to replace damaged aortic valves can help patients for whom open surgery is not an option.

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