From The Washington Post
Here’s how public thinking on food gets shaped: Every year, researchers publish hundreds of academic studies about the health effects of various foods - chocolate, kale, red wine, anything. Those studies, in turn, become fodder for  newspaper articles, books and blog posts.
From Indiatimes.com
If you think gender disparity exists only at the low-level income group, think twice. Women who serve as directors of internal medicine residency programmes are paid less than their male counterparts, says a new study.
UAB has received prestigious designation as a Comprehensive Stroke Center from the Joint Commission and American Heart Association.
Research published in The American Journal of Medicine reports that gender disparities in income aren’t a problem just for women in medium- and lower-wage positions.
There is a survival advantage for diabetes patients that comes with a little extra weight. But diabetes and diet experts warn that it's not quite time to reach for that extra doughnut — it's an incomplete picture of diabetes, they contend, and, in fact, there's no paradox at all.
Stress and anxiety don't have to just come from obvious or even negative sources.
Would you pay $44 to save someone's life? That's the cost of one naloxone hydrochloride kit that can be used to reverse the effects of a potentially fatal heroin or opioid overdose.
The school's decision to disband the program last December  -- along with bowling and rifle -- continues to define UAB nationwide, and will be the single biggest issue Ingram will tackle in the coming weeks.
They are called The March Quilts, and they commemorate the 50th anniversary of the march from Selma to Montgomery led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Art centers, school art departments, museums, and galleries are the houses and vehicles to accomplish that goal. With open doors and spinning wheels, they revolve, they move through, and with each spoke of every wheel, they reach out into communities to teach, invite, engage, encourage, and cultivate art in communities.
As many as 88,000 people around Birmingham have little access to healthy, affordable food. But UAB public health students are digging for solutions by working the land at Jones Valley Teaching Farm and helping out at Magic City Harvest. They share some fresh knowledge from the field in UAB Magazine.
Students and faculty from UAB share their financial savvy with students in seven Birmingham middle schools.
Between-hospital variations in active treatment explain much of the difference seen in infants born at 22 to 24 weeks of gestation.
Research to identify a new approach to treat Alzheimer’s disease gets new funding after a pilot grant from the Alabama Drug Discovery Alliance.
UAB faculty and graduate students launch relief effort for Nepal.
Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) will be leading a multisite study to assess the role of beta blockers in individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This project will be funded by the United States Department of Defense through an $11 million grant.
Sicking has fame of a sort most of his campus colleagues will never enjoy. It is not exaggerating to say some of the world’s leading race car drivers – not to mention many people who drive fast on America’s freeways – owe their lives to Sicking.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s School of Dentistry dedicated the new D. Thomas Winstead Student Laboratory on April 30, giving students and patients a new, cutting-edge technological dental space to enhance training and care.
Ingram arrives in Birmingham after serving as the executive senior associate athletics director at Temple. He has deep roots in the south, having played football and worked at Tennessee. He's also spent time at Georgia and Missouri.
Following a national search led by a 19-member search committee made up of students, faculty, staff, alumni and community supporters, the University of Alabama at Birmingham has announced that Mark Ingram will be the institution’s athletic director.
An on-demand, open-to-the-public broadcast of Leadercast will focus on the theme of bravery in leadership.
Becker’s Hospital Review has named UAB Hospital as one of the 100 Great Hospitals in America.
Kasman’s other recent wins include the  National Federation of Music Clubs Student/Collegiate Auditions, LaGrange Symphony Young Artist Concerto Competition, and AMTA State College Concerto and Solo Performance auditions.
The American College of Emergency Physicians has named UAB’s Dave Pigott as Spokesperson of the Year for his communications efforts during the Ebola outbreak.
Gift of $500,000 by leader in the dental lab industry includes computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing software for milling dental prostheses and completing restorations.
Sophomore Rebecca Hyde heading to American University in Dubai after winning Clinton scholarship.
“Transformations” is part of a three-exhibition celebration by AEIVA, Celebrating the Human Spirit: 50 Years After the 1965 Voting Rights Act.
The state’s pool of mental health professionals is drying up, owing to low pay and lack of commitment to parity from health care leaders and insurance companies.
A single layer of endothelial cells and extracellular matrix lines the inside of blood vessels, like the inner tube inside a bicycle tire. Injury and inflammation can damage this thin layer, allowing a dangerous leakage of fluid from blood vessels to tissues.
UAB is expected to find out its standing in Conference USA when the conference's executive committee meets in Dallas in June. Multiple news outlets, including AL.com, have reported that CUSA won't keep UAB beyond the 2015-16 year if football doesn't come back.
Tammy Than, O.D., has been named the American Optometric Association Educator of the Year.
More jobs are offered this spring for new grads, but students still in school should prepare for the job hunt before they graduate, says Joy Jones with UAB Career and Professional Development.
Before the show, enjoy the Chad Fisher Group; Dr. John will perform a career retrospective and “The Spirit of Satch,” his Louis Armstrong tribute.
The facility consists of 10 exam rooms, two trauma rooms, CT and X-ray scans, general and vascular ultrasounds, laboratory room and additional space for expansion.
The drug "should be the standard symptomatic drug in LEMS on the basis of this study," according to Shin Oh, MD, of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and colleagues.
A University of Alabama at Birmingham-led research team has now found that mice that are given the lipid "Resolvin D1" after experimental heart attacks have substantially reduced amounts of inflammation and heart failure.
The study will focus on the role of beta blockers in patients with COPD, which according to UAB is the third leading cause of death in the United States and is among the most costly chronic illnesses in terms of total medical spending, missed work and disability.
Bryson Burks of Saltillo and a busload of friends prepare to head to Birmingham on Tuesday afternoon to celebrate Bryson‘s Kidney Foundation with the UAB Blazers baseball team. The foundation honors Bryson‘s late dad and helps children on dialysis.
"100 Houses" is a documentary film about Birmingham's historic Norwood Neighborhood. The film was produced by UAB film students Ali Simpson and Melissa Thomas.
There is a difference between "physical activity" and "exercise training," said Gordon Fisher, an assistant professor of nutrition at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Both burn calories, but physical activity consists of nonstructured activities, such as gardening or walking the dog, whereas exercise means planned, structured and repeated activities, such as weight training or running.
Studies show that the ability to perform simple math problems, as well as handling financial matters, are typically one of the first set of skills to decline in diseases of the mind, like Alzheimer’s.
Compared with expected rates, the age- and sex-adjusted standardized incidence ratio for all malignancies (excluding nonmelanoma skin cancer) among tofacitinib-treated patients was 1.17 (95% CI 0.96-1.41), according to Jeffrey R. Curtis, MD, of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and colleagues.
The exhibition, opening May 12, will showcase 22 works by emerging sound artists from around the world.
The protective effect is achieved by reducing acute inflammation in the spleen and the left ventricle of the heart.
UAB gets $11 million grant for potential groundbreaking study of beta blockers for patients with COPD.
UAB received the Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite and Worksite Innovation Award recognition.
Students will learn about different causes and issues facing the Birmingham community and identify a cause that impassions them to write in a variety of written forms
UAB discovery gives better understanding of and potential therapies for septic shock and reperfusion injuries.
Here’s a look at the many fellowships, scholarships, honors and awards earned by the talented 2015 spring graduates at UAB.
Back to Top