Health & Medicine
Deep brain stimulation has long been used to treat Parkinson’s disease, and was approved for use in epilepsy late in 2018.
Findings indicated that sociodemographic disparities play a factor in whether all children are receiving high-quality and/or end-of-life care consistent with their goals.
April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and understanding the signs and symptoms helped save one young mother’s life.
The free screening will take place at The Kirklin Clinic on the fifth floor from 1-4 p.m.
The cooling blanket technology lowers an infant’s temperature to 93 degrees, which can prevent developmental problems following oxygen loss during birth
UAB investigators hope the Emergency Department medication assisted treatment program will help curtail opioid use disorder.
The UAB School of Optometry is offering free eye examinations for infants between 6 and 12 months.
Lauched in partnership with The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research in 2014, the program provides resources for top centers to train new clinician-researcher movement disorder specialists.
Teen Health Week will promote healthy behaviors in adolescents and young adults in the Birmingham community.   
The 2019 Fiesta Ball will support the work of young cancer scientists at the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB.
Mothers and their babies are visited by a nurse through pregnancy and the first two years of the child’s life to ensure the mother and baby are healthy and thriving.
The advanced esthetics, restorative and biomaterials residency program at UAB is making — and crafting — smiles. 
The diet increased quality of life, and it decreased serum levels of the adipokine leptin and a marker of oxidative stress.
The Junior Board of Alzheimer’s of Central Alabama will fund a UAB program to train the next generation of Alzheimer’s disease researchers.
The Antiviral Drug Discovery and Development Center at UAB will study infectious diseases, including influenza, West Nile, Zika, chikungunya and more.
UAB is part of a clinical trial published in the New England Journal of Medicine that showed using bag-mask ventilation improves outcomes and could potentially save lives.
The 16th Annual Conference of the Midsouth Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Society will be held March 28-30 and UAB’s third Annual Transformative and Translational Informatics Symposium will be on March 28. 
Clinical experts of UAB School of Nursing offer educational resources and enrich discussion online through YouTube livestreams.
Alison Cernich, Ph.D., the director of the NIH National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research, will be the featured speaker at the March 20 symposium.
A volunteer dentistry event at UAB provided free oral health care to locally underserved children.
UAB nephrologists will raise awareness about chronic kidney disease, which is the sixth-fastest-growing cause of death in the world, on World Kidney Day.  
Patients at UAB now have access to state-of-the-art robotic surgery technology.
UAB’s new $25 million, 90-ton cyclotron has been installed in the UAB Proton Therapy Center.
Laura McGuinn, M.D., is the inaugural Thomas H. Lowder Endowed Chair and clinical director of the Civitan-Sparks Clinics.
According to the American Heart Association’s Heart and Stroke Statistics, nearly half of all adults in the United States have some type of cardiovascular disease.
If you’ve noticed these symptoms after giving birth, you may want to call your doctor.
The newly renovated clinic in the School of Dentistry includes new technology and upgraded spaces for optimal patient care.
The two-day event will focus on population genomics for medical professionals Friday and how to demystify rare diseases for affected individuals and families Saturday.
WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease, an organization dedicated to heart disease education and patient support.
Medical and pediatric history is the subject of the annual Reynolds-Finley lecture.
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