Search Tag: University of Alabama at Birmingham

Executive Health Management

In-hospital Mobility Works for Patients’ Posthospital Function

2016 17 Jun

Decreased mobility during hospitalisation for older adults is associated with increased risk of death, nursing home admission and functional decline. University of Alabama at Birmingham investigators found that patients who participated in a mobility programme were less likely to experience a decline in mobility when compared to the usual care provided... Read more

IMAGING Management

UAB Researchers To Probe Prostate With 3D US ‘Biobot’

2016 15 Jun

Researchers in the United States are conducting tests using an image-guided biopsy robot (biobot) system to diagnose and support treatment of prostate cancer, just as about a thousand patients in Asia and Europe have already benefited from the tool that offers precise localisation. The University of Alabama at Birmingham is one of two beta sites in... Read more

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