Neurology & Neurosurgery

Neurology & Neurosurgery

September 6, 2022

The Effects of Drugs on Adolescent Brains

It is National Recovery Month, a time to reflect on the roots of substance use disorders. Adolescents experimenting with drugs and alcohol might seem unstoppable judging by the numbers. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), 10% of 12-year-olds, 50% of 15-year-olds, and 70% of 18-year-olds have tried alcohol. Half of all 18-year-olds have tried other illegal drugs.
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August 28, 2022

With Eight Highly Ranked Specialties, U.S. News Again Calls UAB Best Hospital in Alabama

UAB Hospital was again named the best hospital in Alabama by U.S. News & World Report. Eight adult specialties are ranked among the best in the nation. The magazine also notes UAB Hospital as “high-performing” in 16 of 20 assessed adult procedures/conditions in the 2022-2023 Best Hospital rankings, released today.
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May 6, 2022

Brain Cancer: What You Need to Know

Brain cancer is rare but serious. Researchers estimate that more than 18,000 adults in the United States will die from cancerous brain tumors this year alone.
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December 20, 2021

Spain Rehab Center Ambassador of Hope Uses Positive Thinking to Inspire Others

Each year, UAB Spain Rehabilitation Center (SRC) selects a patient for the Ambassador of Hope Award. This special honor goes to a disabled individual whose courage and determination inspire hope in others facing the challenges of disability. Jay Fassbender is the 2021 recipient of the award. His story concerns his struggle with the rapid onset of a rare muscular condition.
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May 1, 2020

UAB Offers ‘Fast-Track’ Care for Brain and Spine Conditions

To provide care faster and more easily, UAB Neurosurgery at Greystone now offers a “fast-track” treatment model to patients with brain and spine conditions, including back pain and sciatic pain.
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