Deep, high-quality sleep is needed to lower heart rate and blood pressure, which reduce stress on the heart.
The grant will enhance programs in biomechanics and biotransport of fluids across the back of the eye involved with the progression of diseases.
UAB scientists published 92 papers in the field of rehabilitation science from 2005 to 2009.
The goal of the new UAB study was to assess and compare continence outcomes of women undergoing a first and repeat midurethral sling procedure.
The newly-renovated facility opened to improve patient health, comfort and convenience by making treatments available in one building.
The therapy, approved for use in parts of Europe and Israel, is undergoing investigation in the United States as a potential method of reducing lung volume in patients with severe emphysema.
Finley, a professor emeritus at UAB, was co-director of the Laboratory of Medical Genetics for 30 years.
Nephrologists have reported for the first time in medical literature cases of acute kidney injury directly linked with synthetic marijuana use.
The 2013 University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine Art Show will be on display on the first floor of the Lister Hill Library and will consist of artwork from students, residents and faculty.