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Renowned scientist Cynthia Brown, M.D., will lead UAB efforts to care for aging patients and patients with advanced or life-threatening illness.
Landmark research for the surgical management of apical vaginal prolapse reveals comparable efficacy of sacrospinous ligament fixation and uterosacral ligament suspension, and that perioperative treatment is not indicated.
A UAB/VA study shows that home hospice techniques on terminally ill, hospitalized patients have a positive impact on end-of-life care.

Fellowship is the highest class of membership within GSA, which strives to promote multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research in aging and disseminate gerontological knowledge.

C. Barrett Bowling, M.D., has received the Merck/American Geriatrics Society 2013 New Investigator Award

The award recognizes outstanding achievement in clinical research addressing health-care problems of older adults.

The CrossRoads study is examining the effect of physical activity and diet on body composition in older adults.

The flu could be especially severe for the 39.6 million older adults in the United States.

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