Health & Medicine

Herpes zoster vaccine may get another look in patients being treated for autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis.

Arnett is the fifth UAB faculty member installed as president of the American Heart Association.

A new drug that improves lung function for some patients with cystic fibrosis may also help treat smokers with the incurable lung disease COPD.

Heading to the great outdoors this summer?  Here are some tips on how to stay safe in the wilderness or your own backyard.

The Supreme Court decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act will be a political football; its long-term existence depends on 2012 election.

A team from UAB’s International Adoption Clinic meets kids in China, providing priceless medical and emotional information to prospective parents.
JAMA study shows advances, but editorial by UAB faculty says more long-term study is needed.

A midurethral sling during surgery to repair pelvic organ prolapse reduces the risk of developing stress incontinence, but also poses greater risks.

UAB’s Hernandez has been named as the only American representative to the European Academy of Management Board, dealing with healthcare management issues.

New materials and new techniques have led to a surge in hip replacements, both for seniors and for active weekend warriors.

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