July 25, 2011

OT alum returns to UAB

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UAB assistant professor of social work Chris Walker was selected by The Association of Social Work Boards to help write test questions for the its licensing examinations.

Parents of children with ADHD may want to delay time when kids can cross by themselves, say UAB researchers.

UAB creates center for interdisciplinary research and development in computer, accounting and life sciences.

Students in UAB crime research camp document online trade in dangerous substances that skirt the law.

UAB researchers garner two new NIH research grants for studies to better understand schizophrenia and search for new targets for therapy.

Nine medical specialties rank among the nation’s best, three others rank among the top 25 percent and UAB is the best in the metropolitan area.

Register now for new classes such as quilting, Indian and flamenco dance, ballet fitness and more at ArtPlay, the Alys Stephens Center’s home for arts education.

Stopping exercise leads to significant reductions in strength after just a few weeks, according to a new report from UAB researchers.

UAB Hospital has treated a patient with heat stroke and as the temperatures remain high, more patients with heat-related illnesses are expected.

Crews will begin installing pipe for the new $69 million UAB District Steam System Project July 15, with brief delays expected for drivers on University Boulevard.

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.

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