Show your state pride at LOCAL. Saturday's festival -- held outside the Alys Stephens Center -- will showcase Alabama artists, farmers, musicians and makers, starting at 5 p.m.
Vaccines are scientifically proven to save lives and prevent major outbreaks of highly infectious diseases among large populations in a safe and effective way.
Allopurinol was more effective than febuxostat (Uloric) in preventing incident renal disease among older Americans, a retrospective cohort study found.
nycu graphic 2There are snakes out there. A UAB emergency physician and a biologist tell you what you need to know about coping with snakes and snakebite.
A UAB neurobiology professor has been inducted into the leading Slovenian scientific society.
Approximately 136 blocks were completed by members of the community through sewing days. This year’s theme is the 50th anniversary of the Loving v. Virginia U.S. Supreme Court ruling.
With the annual Xtreme Research Award, Heidelberg Engineering intends to honor cutting-edge research for the advancement of ophthalmic care. This year, Dr. Fazio’s work was recognized for its contribution to identifying novel imaging biomarkers that take into account the dynamic biomechanical response of ocular tissues to intraocular pressure.
Birmingham’s culinary scene is making stomachs rumble nationwide, thanks to high praise from Zagat, the James Beard Awards, and just this week, Buzzfeed. Meet some UAB alumni — and a faculty member — cultivating our local flavor, and follow their journeys into the kitchens and restaurants feeding Birmingham’s revitalization.
When factoring in so-called “optimal” behavioral health habits that include diet, smoking and exercise, nursing aides, therapy aides and assistants, and phlebotomists scored the worst, according to a research team from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Festivals tend to rule the summer music calendar, but we've still got plenty of concerts to see in Birmingham. Here are 30 shows that made our must-see list, June-August 2017.
Make paper from plant leaves and petals, dye an old shirt with flowers, or create a leaf print on fabric with some tips from the UAB Department of Art and Art History’s Doug Baulos.
UAB is helping the Alabama Chapter of the American Red Cross celebrate 100 years of service with a major blood drive on campus.
UAB study examines relationships between stigma, discrimination, abuse and depression in American Muslim women.
Humans develop milky spots in their omentum during early development, before bacteria even appears, indicating its role as a primary immune organ.
Megan Rich, University of Alabama at Birmingham graduate research assistant in neuroscience, is revolutionizing curing disease and, in a larger sense, understanding how our brain works. Rich is working on penetrating the blood-brain barrier in a noninvasive way.
Authors conclude that the relationship between the complexity of left main coronary artery disease and clinical outcomes varies over time and lay out approaches for individualized strategy of revascularization.
were with youAs a Baby-Friendly hospital, UAB is dedicated to helping new moms provide the best care for their newborns.
Scientists believe that the omentum — a little known organ considered the “policeman of the abdomen” – may have answers about how to halt the growth of aggressive tumors.
Medical professionals from the University of Alabama at Birmingham have provided a few tips to help men get healthy.
A multidisciplinary team will provide patients with advanced technology to diagnose and manage facial nerve disorders.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham has established the Breast Cancer Survivorship Clinic to provide specialized follow-up care for breast cancer patients based on their individual health care needs.
Roman Johnson, a Ph.D. student studying medical sociology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, has been awarded a Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship to study Arabic this summer in Morocco.
A leader in the early detection and treatment of gynecologic cancers is slated to be the next director of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center. Michael J. Birrer, a leading oncologist, will take over as director Aug. 1.
nycu graphic 2Physicians at UAB share tips on men’s health and how it affects heart health, sexual function and memory and decreases cancer risk.
This study will explore the role of biomechanical differences in the optic nerve that may explain why individuals of African descent are at greatest risk of developing glaucoma.
Michael Birrer, a leading medical oncologist at Harvard University, will take the reins as the new director of the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, succeeding the retiring Edward Partridge.
The interdisciplinary approach aims to accelerate clinical innovation by training STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — students and clinicians to collaborate.
The new UAB Breast Cancer Survivorship Clinic provides breast cancer patients extended follow-up care, helping them adjust to physical and emotional changes after treatment.
A former assistant professor at Pennington, mathematician Courtney Peterson developed TMI from a century-old equation and proved its accuracy, Heymsfield said. Peterson is now an assistant professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
"Drowsy driving can be considered a form of distracted driving. Like in distracted drivers, [mental] resources are directed away from the task of driving in drowsy drivers."
“I got to see Army doctors, nurses and medics work, knowing what they did was really important, and that there was a great need for it,” Lee said. “I had always wanted to go to nursing school, and this sealed the decision for me. When I got back from that deployment, I enrolled at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing.”
Ohio University announced today that its executive vice president and provost has accepted a post at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Pam Benoit, the university's executive VP and provost since 2009, will be UAB's new senior vice president and provost starting July 1, 2017.
UAB piano student Mira Walker recently won first place in a prestigious national competition – the National Federation of Music Clubs Student/Collegiate Competition Finals, Piano Division, according to a UAB news release.
Drones are quickly becoming a prolific part of modern society, and students at the University of Alabama at Birmingham are doing cutting-edge research involving the flying machines.
"We would not be where we are today without the unwavering support of Birmingham, so this is a token of our appreciation for what the city has helped build," Clark said.
Start summer off right with this outdoor, family-friendly event featuring Alabama artisans, artists, farmers and vendors with live performances by local musicians and a children’s activity area.
The outpouring of sympathy from readers was expected; the outrage over the incident was understandable, especially considering the age of the farm machinery operator involved in the May 15 incident.
Benoit is a seasoned educator, communicator and administrator who comes to UAB from Ohio University, where she was executive vice president and provost for almost eight years.
nycu graphic 2A UAB engineer provides information about the risks and prevention methods associated with electric shock drowning in fresh bodies of water.
A novel approach to fighting cancer being developed in Birmingham that is in a preclinical phase has received a European patent. The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Emory University and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta have partnered to create biopharmaceutical company Incysus Ltd.
Although cannabis had been used for many centuries for treatment of seizure disorders, medical use became prohibited in the 20th century. However, with the loosening of laws regarding medical marijuana, research and clinical use of marijuana-derived substances are increasing.
Roman Johnson, a first-year Ph.D. student, will travel to Morocco this summer to study Arabic.
UAB’s Critical Care Transport program, which has transported almost 50,000 patients by air and ground, has been reaccredited for the seventh consecutive review period.
A photojournalist turned U.S. Army nurse is a shining example of nursing school’s commitment to providing quality health care for veterans.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of irreversible vision loss in older people in the United States. AMD affects 14 million U.S. adults, and this number will increase as the "baby boomer" generation ages.
“This recognition is important because it shows we’re doing the right things to make their time as employees rewarding, and we will continue to work earnestly with our faculty and staff to enhance their experience." said UAB President Ray Watts.
Through summer writing camps, writing contests, and initiatives with classroom teachers, the Red Mountain Writing Project is inspiring the next generation of writers.
UAB Professor Pat Speck received End Violence Against Women International’s 2017 Professional Impact Award.
Calvin Kennedy, a nurse at UAB Hospital, is a two-time kidney transplant recipient who has no plans to live an ordinary life.
Completed nominations for the 2017-2018 Junior Alumni Board must be submitted by 5 p.m. May 31.
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