Health & Medicine

A UAB researcher has helped develop new guidelines for the treatment of patients with HIV.

UAB will launch a new internal medicine residency program in Huntsville this summer to help meet the growing need for primary-care physicians.

Daylight-saving time is hard on the heart.

The new procedure means some patients with congenital heart defects can avoid open heart surgery.

UAB launches new Alzheimer’s trial, looking for study participants with mild to moderate disease.

People with a traumatic brain injury may need help managing their finances in the months following injury, UAB researchers say.

UAB study finds kids with ADHD rejected by peers may smoke, drink and behave poorly in early adolescence, anxious behavior continues beyond.

UAB researcher explores use of antibody mechanism in platelet production that may reduce ovarian cancer progression.
Local artists will create masterpieces in 90 minutes for silent auction to benefit cancer patients, support research.

Parkinson’s researchers from UAB and UA may have unlocked the secrets of a gene that seems to have a protective effect against the disease.

UAB scientists say helmets could greatly reduce the number of head traumas, or even death, in a tornado; Noah Stewart wore one when a tornado took him airborne.

Medical students will perform together to raise funds for Equal Access Birmingham March 2.

UAB doctors can now employ a new procedure, using thermal energy, to open constricted airways in patients whose severe asthma is not controlled by medication.

UAB was a lead site in the testing of Kalydeco, the first drug to target the underlying genetic causes of cystic fibrosis.

UAB Medicine — The Cancer Center at RMC will expand oncology services in the Lake Martin, Ala., area.

UAB's osteoporosis clinic has been re-accredited by an international society.

Weekly work-outs can reduce depression in the chronically ill, according to new research from UAB.

Neurobiology researcher honored with international Fondation IPSEN award.

Data could lead to better advice for primary-care doctors struggling with a rising tide of older adult patients still in throes of youthful bad habits.
Diet, exercise and technology are key to wellness in 2012.

UAB joins a multi-site study to see if CPR given without rescue breathing is better or worse than CPR with rescue breathing.

UAB physician will host a webinar on infertility issues through UABMD.

Quirky evolution yields clues to a fatal condition.

Follow the EatRight fork symbol in Birmingham-area stores to some 400 foods you should eat more often, certified by the UAB Nutrition Guidance System.

If you have big plans for the year ahead, de-clutter your mind before trying to tackle them, one UAB psychologist says.

Tornado survivor Penny Anthony battles through rehab with the goal of returning to her career — as a rehab therapist.

Large national study shows difference between lung function of cigarette and marijuana smokers; doctors warn against other known complications.

A UAB pathology professor has been honored for his public service.

Young children don’t realize — and can’t tell you — if they have a vision problem. Make a resolution to have your young child’s vision screened, before it’s too late.

The third annual Bartow Classic on Jan. 7 will raise funds for cancer research.

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