G. Wright Bates, M.D., director of the UAB Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility is hosting UABMD Healthful Webinar “Infertility: 35 is the New 25” at noon Jan. 31, 2012. If you or someone you know is facing infertility issues, join Bates as he discusses how to enhance fertility and when it’s time to see a specialist to get treatment. Space is limited. Register at www.uabmd.org.
UAB researchers identify protein that plays key role in brain cancer stem cell growth and survivalNew UAB research study shows therapeutic promise in targeting MLK4 in brain cancer patients.posted yesterday 586 viewsLandmark Type 2 diabetes study continues — volunteers still neededTAVR procedure saves Selma’s first black police chiefSpain Rehab Women’s Committee hosts ‘Firefly’ fundraiser
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New study finds relationship between lifetime marijuana use and loss of verbal memory in middle-aged adultsPhysician assistants are in demand to expand careSickle Cell Foundation gives $1 million to UABThe Sickle Cell Foundation has completed a $1 million gift to the UAB Adult Sickle Cell Clinic.posted 10 days ago 288 viewsKeeping your child’s mouth healthyUAB celebrates Heart Month with community eventsUAB Cancer Center joins in endorsement of HPV vaccination for cancer preventionPerception of safety on urban college campuses challenged by UAB statisticsUAB cites its accredited police department and investments in safety resources, as well as initiatives in shared responsibility and community partnerships, as reasons data shows crime is much lower than perceived — and lower than many urban and non-urban universities.posted 16 days ago 1243 viewsDiscrimination, alcohol and tobacco linked to panic attacks in minoritiesA UAB study found that minority Americans who encounter discriminatory sentiments and actions are more likely to experience panic attacks, and smoking or consuming excessive amounts of alcohol were also identified as factors.posted 20 days ago 1425 viewsUAB among first to offer women innovative solution to loss of bowel controlUAB is among the first in the United States to offer Pelvalon’s Eclipse System, a nonsurgical therapy for women who suffer from accidental bowel leakage.posted 21 days ago 1805 viewsBakitas to present at annual O’Koren LectureInternationally recognized scholar and researcher Marie A. Bakitas will present at UAB on palliative care Feb. 10.
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Veterans’ needs drive the development of new nursing competenciesUAB’s School of Nursing is training new nurses to be better equipped to help our nation’s veterans.posted a while back 1676 viewsStudy to look at social support, intuitive eating impact on older diabetic African-American menUAB’s Loretta T. Lee, Ph.D., will seek to examine the relationship between social support and intuitive eating with glycemic control in older African-American men with type 2 diabetes.posted a while back 1224 viewsUAB’s Undiagnosed Diseases Program gives answers where there were noneA 24-year journey leads one family to the UAB Undiagnosed Diseases Program for the answers they sought.posted a while back 5328 viewsUAB to offer simulation courses for ASA-endorsed Maintenance of Certification in AnesthesiologyEndorsed by the ASA, UAB’s Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine and the Office of Interprofessional Simulation will now offer courses for Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology.posted a while back 858 viewsUAB studying impact of ketogenic diet on cognition in older adults with HIVA new pilot study led by Shannon Morrison, Ph.D., is exploring the effects of a high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet with adequate protein in older persons living with HIV.posted a while back 2406 views
- Event Date February 10