"Caring for our eyesight should be a priority year-round, but there are extra precautions that should be taken during the summertime," said Adam Gordon, O.D., MPH, FAAO, clinical associate professor in the UAB School of Optometry.
A compound from the magnolia flower that has been used for hundreds of years in traditional Chinese and Japanese medicine to treat anxiety can also be used to shrink tumors in head and neck cancers, according to a recent study.
Stylish women know that the secret to appearing effortlessly chic is to value comfort. Not to mention, a recent study by researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham found that the incidence of high heel-related injuries doubled between 2002 and 2012.
The contract announced this week extends UAB's key role in space research like NASA's year-long "twin study." It's UAB's job to get the blood and urine samples gathered in space for the study back to Earth cold enough to prevent biological changes.
"If you want to measure distances well, you really need an accurate clock," said Clayton Simien, a National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded physicist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham who works on atomic clocks.
Ten weeks of intensive reading intervention for children with autism spectrum disorder was enough to strengthen the activity of loosely connected areas of their brains that work together to comprehend reading, University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers have found.