Health & Medicine
UAB researchers have published a paper showing a link between micro-organisms and a type of kidney disease.
About 147,000 UnitedHealthcare customers in Alabama will have access to UAB physicians, facilities.
Local fundraising efforts will recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

A drug already on the market for Crohn’s disease might help slow the growth of gliomas, the brain cancer that killed Sen. Ted Kennedy in 2008.

UAB hosts a major blood drive the week of Sept. 12-17, to boost blood supplies weakened by earthquakes, hurricanes and flooding.

UAB medical professionals who were in New York on 9-11 when the World Trade Center was attacked remember that day, and the lessons learned.

A UAB researcher suspects room temperatures contribute to flawed results on weight-loss drugs tested in animals.

UAB and its partners in the Resuscitation Consortium release findings on two studies of CPR techniques for first responders in cardiac arrest cases.

UAB Hospital’s NICU uses a new, non-invasive system that can identify preterm babies who are at-risk for deadly infection.
Effort and expense of implementing federally mandated measures to reduce surgical-site infections needs to be re-evaluated, study suggests.
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