February 21, 2011

Cool the body, save the brain

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When Eldrid Primm went into cardiac arrest, his heart was saved with CPR, but what about his brain? Enter therapeutic hypothermia.

A UAB review of biologics, a new class of drugs used to treat conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, shows that some are safer for human use than others.

There are 12 million cancer survivors in the U.S., but poor nutrition is increasing deaths from heart disease and other chronic illnesses.

The UAB Gospel Choir celebrates their upcoming national CD release Feb. 22, just before they take off for a London tour.

Loss of financial skills can be a warning sign of the onset of dementia in older Americans. When should friends and family step in?

“Songs for Sight,” a unique musical celebration benefiting people in Alabama with low vision, is scheduled for March 4, 2011.

February 14, 2011

Canon tapped to lead Radiology

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Cheri L. Canon, M.D., has been named chair of the UAB Department of Radiology effective immediately.
A group of Birmingham-area community advisors and young professionals make up this year's Leadership UAB class.

UAB neurologist will edit open access journal focusing on neurology, neuroscience, psychiatry and psychology.

UAB science and technology students take the lead in hosting a regional science competition to showcase the campus, its programs and labs.

Weight-room manager Joe Henry is running 500 miles to raise $100,000 — and awareness for Universities Fighting World Hunger.

Take part in a tango workshop, catch Sacred Harp singers on film, listen to orchestral rock and more next month.

Join filmmaker Jenny Abel and her father, infamous hoaxer Alan Abel, when UAB’s Alys Stephens Center screens her award-winning film Feb. 22.

More Alabama hunters died this deer season in accidents related to deer stands than in any other year.

In Aristophanes' comedic play "Lysistrata," the women take control and teach the men that you can't make love if you are busy making war.

John P. McCarthy was named a Fellow of the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
Joe Henry is planning to run 500 miles to raise $100 for the United Nations World Food Program.

UAB President Carol Z. Garrison recently honored six UAB community leaders during the 2011 President's Awards for Diversity.

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