Researchers at UAB are using Constraint Induced Therapy, a rehab technique first developed for stroke, in a new way — as a therapy for patients with aphasia.

Fain Guthrie, Ph.D., the first dean for the UAB School of Education, passes away.

New research from UAB shows definitive link between a protein and cell activation; shutting both down could be a target of new treatments for cancer and autoimmune diseases.

Modified oxygen delivery device can provide safe, cost-effective life-saving therapy to infants and children in developing nations where pneumonia is the leading killer.

UAB research shows communication between neurons is not a static conversation, but an ongoing, dynamic story.

Project has received more than $90 million since 1994 to fund prevention and treatment programs for youth and helped focus resources on minority care.

New research facility in South Africa will host a lab led by Adrie Steyn, Ph.D., and include an exchange of students, post-docs.

UAB’s Ursula Wesselmann is a member of the Institute of Medicine panel that issued a blueprint for better managing pain in America.

If you could know the cost for a chest X-ray in advance, would you choose a clinic that charges $121 or one that charges $1,519?

Greer Underwood, 9, became the first child in the U.S. to get an experimental heart device in March, keeping her alive for a Mother’s Day heart transplant.

There’s ticks in them-there woods, and that means the possibility of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, as one UAB patient recently discovered.

College students recognize that driving while using mobile apps is unsafe, yet a new survey shows nearly 4 in 10 still surf the Web behind the wheel.

New drug may slow the progression of chronic kidney disease in type 2 diabetics, increase kidney function and stave off dialysis.

Donna Arnett, professor and chair of the Department of Epidemiology in the School of Public Health, is the sixth UAB faculty member to serve in this role.

Community cancer centers and hospitals in Alabama and Georgia will get access to the latest cancer research and treatments.
Don't get burned by over-spending.

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program has awarded University of Alabama at Birmingham seniors Ashley Foster and Markelle Smith $5,000 each to study abroad.

June 13, 2011

Rice named AAN Fellow

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The UAB Callahan Eye Hospital says leave the fireworks alone this summer, but here are some safety tips if you just can’t resist.

Free time in the summer shouldn't be spent on the couch.

There are physiological reasons why pregnant women feel the heat more than others; the key, for comfort and safety, is to keep cool.

With the acquisition, UAB takes a significant step toward making sophisticated cell therapy a part of patient care.

UAB alum gets Jack Kent Cooke graduate fellowship.

Noted cardiologist and director of the UAB Heart and Vascular Center Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory died suddenly June 4, 2011.

A common combination screen proved no more effective than non-screening, but scientists are finding new ways to prevent and treat the disease.

A look at the part UAB researchers and physicians have played in combating the deadly disease, and what is to come.

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