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“I am very excited about the release of this therapy for an infection that is very difficult to treat,” said Boni Elewski, M.D., Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs and Professor of Dermatology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham found that passing on the first meal of the day doesn't help or hinder efforts to lose weight.
Harvest for Health builds on a smaller study that was conducted at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, which paired 12 cancer survivors with a volunteer master gardener.
The University of Alabama Birmingham Hospital is celebrating the nation's longest kidney transplant chain.
Get a jump on your July 4 celebration tonight and avoid the Thunder on the Mountain traffic.
At 7 p.m., the UAB Summer Band starts its annual Independence Day concert on the Bartow Arena lawn, 617 13th St. South. Listen to patriotic music to get you into the mood for the fireworks display that follows at 9 p.m. on Red Mountain.
“Aging is not such a deep part of our biology that it can't be changed,” said Steven Austad, chair of the biology department at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. “All this stuff seemed like science fiction a few years ago, but now we have it, at least in mice.”
If you and your family like fireworks, the best way to enjoy them is by watching displays staged by professionals, according to eye doctors.
While you may be tempted to put on your own show, it's "better to just leave the fireworks alone and go to a show ... and let the professionals do it. That's the safest thing," Dr. Jay McCollum, an ophthalmologist and director of emergency services at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Callahan Eye Hospital, said in a university news release.
It’s Sunday afternoon, and Dr. Jayme Locke, director of the Incompatible Kidney Transplant Program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical Center, is preparing for a marathon.

“We are going to be doing 14 operations this week,” she said, checking in on her patients.

Sprinkled among the rooms up on the eighth floor are patients waiting to receive the gift of life -- a new kidney. Also among the patients are the living donors bearing those gifts, people who are willingly giving up one of their two kidneys to help a stranger.
Student groups will question the role the government plays in sustaining the environment April 8.
A consistently solid academic performance helps place UAB high in the rankings of the world's top universities.
 
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