Guest speaker and former Surgeon General Regina Benjamin among many who will see new approaches and successful models of current health-disparities research.
UAB is testing a tablet-based decision aid in hopes of improving outcomes for minority women with lupus and kidney disease
The American Society of Nutrition honors two UAB scientists.
The Concert Choir will perform at high schools and churches in Shelby County, Birmingham, Florence, Madison and Decatur and in Smyrna and Nashville, Tennessee.
Concurrent treatment with a biologic for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and denosumab (Prolia) for osteoporosis was not associated with an increase in hospitalization for infection, researchers found.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham received federal permission to begin a research trial that would use such medicine to treat seizures.
UAB’s Ethics Bowl team, which won the Southeast regionals, advanced to the national College Ethics Bowl for the first time since 2012.
Many Alabama communities face a growing demand for health care, but a shrinking number of providers. Discover how UAB’s School of Nursing is training nurse practitioners to help fill the void in both primary and specialty care, with tracks reflecting the field’s evolving role, in UAB Magazine.
Previous research indicated six weeks of treatment improved hearing, but new findings published in the New England Journal of Medicine reveal six months is better.
Juror Michael Velliquette will lecture at 5 p.m. Friday, March 13, followed by a free opening reception.
The world’s most prestigious halls feature Meyer audio systems, including Eastman Kodak Hall, Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall, and the ASC has joined that club of excellence and discrimination.
UAB’s online accounting program has been recognized by TheBestSchools.org as the best in the nation.
Holden will work with students as they prepare for the department’s production of “Avenue Q” and will give his one-man performance, “The Joshua Show.”
Smartphones can already do pretty much everything, right? Actually, UAB computer scientists have a few more ideas.
A committee evaluating UAB had a 'very positive' visit in Birmingham this week and found no evidence that the university has not complied with accreditation requirements, Provost Linda Lucas said.
From SeniorJournal.com
Obese 70-year-olds may live as long as healthy weight 70-year-olds but will spend $39,000 more on health care.
Cardiovascular risks of severe pediatric obesity, assessed among adolescents participating in the "Teen Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery" (Teen-LABS) study, were published this week in JAMA Pediatrics.
The UAB studies are designed to test the safety and tolerability of CBD oil in patients with intractable seizures. CBD oil, a derivative of the cannabis plant, is delivered orally as an oily liquid.
Leadership UAB Class of 2015 has been announced.
Brian Nykanen is a Cadet in the Army ROTC and honors student.
Stephen Carter will attend the Experimental Biology Conference in late March to receive his award.
Hot topics in cancer prevention and control to be highlighted at national ASPO meeting hosted by UAB.
The Joint Program for the M.A. in Art History combines resources from each school to provide a stronger program. It offers the only graduate degree in art history in the state.
The Women and Infants Center and its physicians, nurses and staff have passed numerous milestones and garnered honors with patient care as the key focus.
William S. Tuten, O.D., Ph.D., will present on the use of adaptive optics ophthalmoscopes to increase understanding of photoreceptor cells.
Two College of Arts and Sciences’ faculty and 24 students were honored with Gold and Silver ADDY awards for their individual and team projects
A little more than a year since he suffered major injuries in the January 2014 snowstorm, Kelly Garner and his UAB orthopedics team were showing the world just how far he has come.
The AANP selects one nurse practitioner from each state for this award each year.
Rice, who is currently the chair-elect of CANS, is the first person to be elected to the chair position.
Baker is one of two UAB ABN members representing advanced practice nursing.
National Institute of Nursing Research’s five-year grant is for ENABLE: CHF-PC study to determine whether palliative care is a best practice for heart-failure patients.
Eric Essix, Scott Register, Daniel Beard, Carla Jean Whitley and Jeffery Cain are the judges for the Alys Stephens Center’s second annual music competition.
UAB’s annual Pulmonary and Critical Care Update features up-to-date info on lung diseases.
UAB researchers are probing the secrets of subretinal drusenoid deposits, which may be a leading factor in the onset of age-related macular degeneration.
Legendary reggae band the Wailers, led by original member Aston “Family Man” Barrett, will perform the band’s classic hits spanning more than four decades.
The committee will identify and screen candidates, select finalists by the end of the spring semester.
Clinical interventions should be implemented to help cancer survivors make lifestyle behavior changes.
From Youth Health Magazine
Most sore throats are nuisances rather than serious matters.
Measles is a concern for everyone -- but especially so if you're the parent of a baby who's too young to be vaccinated.
According to new research, the predisposition to premature birth may lay in the fetus, not the mother herself. While this does not imply that any measures taken by the mother should be futile, it may lead to a paradigm chance in how the phenomenon of premature birth is addressed clinically.
The vaccine has the potential to dramatically reduce rates of cervical cancer, as well as the number of cervical exams a women must have during her lifetime, says Warner Huh, MD, professor and director of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Division of Gynecologic Oncology and one of the authors of the study.
National and local experts in biomedical engineering, neuroscience and rehabilitation will gather to examine the brain-machine interface as part of the UAB Bevill Neuroscience Symposium on Feb. 27.
Donation from Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company and Protective Life Corporation will aid new disease-changing therapies in the ADDA pipeline.
UAB’s critical care transport team flies its first patient to Birmingham on a portable heart/lung bypass machine.
10 minute2This year the festival includes six new plays written by students, plus one written by Shackleford commemorating the Voting Rights Act’s 50th anniversary.
Award given annually to top young professionals in Birmingham based on their contribution to their company, impact on the business world and role in their community.
Actress and transgender activist Laverne Cox must reschedule her lecture planned for March 2 at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
sensomatic main imageYou may think your phone can already do everything, but UAB cybersecurity researchers are adapting accelerometers, GPS chips, gyroscopes and other sensors to make phones that can read your mood, eliminate passwords, protect your bank account and more.
Medicare now will cover the cost of CT scans for lung cancer, a screening UAB has offered since July 2013.
Second annual Leadership Practices for Quality and Safety workshop will target the development of early and mid-career nurse leaders.
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