Parents beware: Children’s eye injuries, often from organized sports or swimming, go up in summer.

Only 61 percent of adults with high cholesterol were aware of their diagnosis, according to the study.

An abnormal heartbeat, known as atrial fibrillation, is associated with memory and thinking problems, according to new published research.
Research from the UAB School of Public Health shows that patients with chronic kidney disease may improve their health by making lifestyle behavior changes.

Children and teens living in the Stroke Belt states are at about twice as much risk of stroke later on in life according to new findings from the REGARDS study.

New study in European Heart Journal contradicts a recent study in the same publication, suggests evidence is lacking that digoxin increases mortality as atrial fibrillation treatment.

Should further studies confirm its effect, 200-year-old drug may represent cutting-edge heart failure treatment.

Gerald McGwin, Ph.D., is also associate director of the Department of Ophthalmology’s Clinical Research Unit.

Interested students are invited to learn more about the epidemiology curriculum.

An eye care census in Alabama highlights the need for more eye care providers in rural areas and more minority providers.

Exercise may help stave off treatment-related fatigue in cancer patients, study shows.

What you have for breakfast might help, or hurt, your body’s efforts to burn fat later in the day, say UAB researchers hoping to learn more.

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

Kaslow taught multiple subjects during his career at UAB.

The University of Alabama Health Services Foundation General Endowment Fund awarded grants to aid research across UAB.

Seth Landefeld named chair of the School of Medicine’s largest department with 400 faculty and $100 million in research funding.

Weekly work-outs can reduce depression in the chronically ill, according to new research from UAB.
Large national study shows difference between lung function of cigarette and marijuana smokers; doctors warn against other known complications.

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

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