Health & Medicine

From decorating a patient’s room to arranging for music or massage therapy, UAB experts offer tips to bring the holidays to the hospital.

We all know the songs, so why not sing along? Singing and listening to music can improve the holidays for everyone, young to old.

Careful selection can encourage and aid healing activities.

New agreement focuses on working together to improve healthcare in Northwest Alabama.
Diabetes expert says being over supplied, preparing for security checks and anticipating time zone changes can make travelling easier and safer.

Frame your behavior changes for the New Year so they become a habit, instead of forgotten until next year.

Early-stage trial at UAB will determine safety of antiretroviral drug delivery method.

Health Professions’ Harold Jones lost 70 pounds — very publicly —through his school’s weight-loss program and blogged about it all the way.

A low-cost intervention gives even the earliest preemies a chance to survive and thrive.

The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center's annual report will be presented for the the community Dec. 12.

Being overweight at a young age could profoundly affect a young girl as she ages. UAB researchers examine the role of a low-carbohydrate diet.

The latest edition of the Best Doctors in America recognizes 291 UAB physicians — voted by their peers as the best.

UAB Health System inducted into the Healthcare Intranet Conference's Hall of Fame, among other honors at event.

UAB offers support group for patients with eye disease.

UAB earns the American Heart Association's new Worksite Innovation award, wellness recognition.

The board comprises young professionals who have been touched by cancer in some way. 

UAB doctors are helping Bill Matthews overcome epilepsy to become a world-class runner.

Physicians first to use new imaging technology tool to increase accuracy in inoperable lung cancer case.

A long-running treatment alternative for non-violent substance abusers helps reduce the jail population and repeat offenses.

Researchers were surprised that income, more than education, raised the risk of heart-failure risk.

High blood pressure and diabetes can also lead to memory and thinking problems.

UAB’s health administration faculty will help train the hospital administrators of a new 1,500-bed Saudi Arabian hospital.

UAB patient Parker Crawford and his family want to raise awareness of craniofacial disorders.

Cynthia Brown, M.D., MSPH, will direct UAB's Geriatric Medicine Section.

Dan Marson, Ph.D., J.D., is president-elect for the National Academy of Neuropsychology for 2012.

Vera Bittner, M.D., MSPH, has received an award of excellence from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.

A UAB researcher will attend a White House briefing on spinal cord-injury rehab research.

With a grant from the Gates Foundation, UAB researchers will target a bacteria blamed for birth defects in the Indian subcontinent.

William Hucke was UAB’s first successful birth from a frozen embryo; now he’s back, studying biomedical engineering.
Floral portrait of Birmingham’s Danny Brannon will adorn Donate Life Rose Parade float Jan. 2.
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