A new option has arrived in Birmingham for people who suffer from chronic lower back pain.
From little league to high school and on into college, making it to the big leagues is the dream of many young athletes. Unfortunately, many athletes have already had surgical scars inside their elbow by the time they reach the higher levels.
Just as high school and college athletes were gearing up for spring practice, Covid-19 brought sports to a sudden halt around the world. Staying home made staying in shape difficult, especially for elite athletes accustomed to workouts.
UAB & Children's Only Institution in the World Leading This on Adults, Children & Dogs
In a research study that Drs. Jerzy and Magdalena Szaflarski have conducted on the social factors related to epilepsy patient outcomes, they have discovered that poverty, location and insurance status play a large role in epilepsy care.
There's a lot to love about living in the southeast--earlier springs, friendly people, rolling green hills and sandy white beaches. But in the 11-state area generally referred to as the Stroke Belt, there is also a downside.
The next time you are in a physician's waiting room, look around.
While diabetes is well established as a risk factor for stroke, recent research finds the disease also impacts severity and recovery.
Autoimmune disease impacts 50 million Americans. AARDA is using a collective voice to raise awareness, advocate for patients and researchers and take action to ensure access to care.
Inflammation is the body's first line of defense for a scratch or a scrape. But when that defense mistakes the body for the enemy, it can launch devastating attacks against tissue, causing damage that can be a factor in conditions like arthritis and diabetes, as well as potentially deadly diseases like cancer and heart disease.
NeuroSigma recently received FDA clearance for the first device to treat pediatric ADHD, offering providers, patients and parents a new alternative to medication.
Endocrine Society Chief Professional & Clinical Affairs Officer Robert Lash, MD, discusses the field, annual meeting, road shows and more.
Around 10 percent of Americans believe they have an allergy to penicillin which is unfortunate because penicillin and its related β-Lactam antibiotics are among the safest and most effective antibiotics available.
Merry Lynn Mann, MD, who practices reproductive medicine at ART Fertility Program, is uniquely credentialed with a fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility combined with board certification in genetics.
A new study explores the impact on unintended pregnancies, consistent use of progestin-only OTC birth control pills at various price points.
Courage doesn't mean being unafraid. Rather, it is fortitude and selflessness that move some people beyond their own concerns to do what must be done.
The birth of a baby is one of the happiest events in a family's life, but when an infant is born prematurely the happiness can be mixed with worry.
Princeton Baptist Medical Center's cardiovascular program has undergone a major transformation, hiring an additional cardiologist, structural heart physician, and two cardiovascular surgeons as well as launching a number of major capital projects.
While most Americans never gave any thought to the possibility of a pandemic until now, a group of researchers and virologists has been working to develop therapies for emerging uncontrolled infections long before COVID-19 came to dominate the headlines.
The current hot topic within the field of orthopedics is biologic injections (i.e, PRP, stem cells). There is a great amount of research and marketing behind such injections, especially given the potential to help treat joint disease and tendinopathies.
In the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has taken steps to make healthcare services more accessible through telehealth, particularly for those who are at high-risk of complications from the virus.
When COVID-19 began to emerge as an urgent healthcare issue in Birmingham, UAB physicians from several specialties, including infectious diseases, internal medicine, and family and community medicine, began to discuss the idea of opening a specialized clinic for COVID-19 patients.
Physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists and the full complement of support staff at hospitals and clinics are battling coronavirus on the front lines. When caring for others, it's all too easy to forget to take care of yourself.
Birmingham-based Assurance Scientific Laboratories was one of the first commercial labs in the United States to receive FDA clearance to test for COVID-19.
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