Senators from both parties on Wednesday denounced huge overnight price increases for decades-old drugs that have been made by some pharmaceutical companies lately, calling them unconscionable and detrimental to patients.
BBVA Compass Field at UAB, which was funded by a $1.5 million gift from the bank's foundation, seats about 2,500 people and will host both men's and women's home soccer matches.
"Our planning team and athletics department have been working with the BJCC in the planning of the stadium," Watts said Wednesday afternoon after the unveiling of the university's new soccer facility. "They're discussing and negotiating long-term lease agreements. We're really excited about that."
Joshua Pritchett will take his B.S. degree in computer and information sciences to California and work with burst buffer technology.
A new national study by UAB Dentistry researchers has found that most general dentists are not following root canal standard of care guidelines.
With significant implications to its student enrollment and economic impact in the region, UAB’s partnership with INTO University Partnerships will increase access for international students to one of the nation’s most diverse college campuses.
John K. Moore Jr. explores the lived experiences of people and pilgrims of color in early modern Europe and the Atlantic world.
UAB researchers say how long your eyes take to adjust to the dark may be a risk factor for age-related macular degeneration.
Students and faculty earned more than two dozen award nominations and were invited to perform at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Region IV Festival. A free matinee of the production is set for 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, in UAB's Alys Stephens Center.
UAB’s J. Crawford Downs, Ph.D., has received another grant to bring the relationship between age, intraocular pressure and glaucoma development into focus.
Officials from BBVA Compass and the University of Alabama at Birmingham on Wednesday officially debuted the city’s newest sports venue, BBVA Compass Field, and marked the start of its final phase of construction by having an MLS midfielder lead students from Glen Iris Elementary through drills on the Blazers’ pristine soccer pitch.
Certified application counselors will be at The Kirklin Clinic on Dec. 12 and Jan. 23 to answer questions and help those who are eligible enroll in the Health Insurance Marketplace.
UAB is using an online survey to learn more about the relationship between diet and gout.
Investigators at the University of Alabama at Birmingham want to determine whether a newer, easier-to-use breathing tube will produce better results than existing endotracheal tubes in cases of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.
Evidence-based data indicate that LVADs have saved many lives, whether as a bridge to heart transplantation or as a permanent therapy for heart failure.
“Durable remission of childhood ALL requires approximately 2 years of maintenance chemotherapy that relies on a backbone of daily oral 6MP,” Wendy Landier, PhD, CRNP, associate professor of pediatrics at University of Alabama at Birmingham, said during a press conference.
The methods used to gather data for the U.S. Dietary Guidelines are flawed and should be discarded, researchers say.
Patients with gout who switched to febuxostat (Uloric) after an inadequate response to allopurinol were more successful at achieving the target serum urate level than those who continued on allopurinol, a retrospective study found.
The researchers examined the medical records of 422 COPD patients who were admitted to the UAB Hospital between November 2010 and October 2012.
The grand opening celebration for Hill Student Center will be Jan. 20.
Panion teaches multimedia production, orchestration and arranging, and is director of the Music Technology program in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Music.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Future of Nursing Scholars program award will support the doctoral studies of Jacqueline Bui and Anna Hoenig.
James Landis’ personal cardiologist says his 88-year-old patient’s heart went from roaring like a freight train to humming like a fine-tuned engine after procedure.
A lack of basic writing skills is a problem faced by many of Lawson’s peers across the country, in part, due to living in a world of text messaging and Twitter shorthand. But a collaboration between Parker High School and the University of Alabama at Birmingham is addressing writing skills and college readiness.
“We have increasingly become aware that the disruption of blood flow in the brain can increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease,” lead researcher Dr. Erik Roberson, an associate professor of neurology.
The best breathing tube for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest is the subject of UAB-led national study.
An expected 2,607 students will graduate in summer/fall 2015. The commencement ceremonies will take place at 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. in Bartow Arena.
Not long after former UAB star and then-Illinois State assistant Torrey Ward was killed in a plane crash, Blazers head coach Jerod Haase and his staff would see reminders of respect for Ward at recruiting events.
Experts say they do not know whether efforts to prevent diabetes have finally started to work, or if the disease has simply peaked in the population.
If it remains very high over time with multiple measurements, there is no mistaking the diagnosis of hypertension.
Scientific breakthroughs can change the world—but only if they can break out of the lab first. Students in UAB’s biotechnology master’s program capitalize on UAB discoveries by translating them into new medical treatments and potential start-up companies. See how a mix of scientific knowledge and business sense helps them do it.
Baby Friendly USA has recognized UAB Hospital’s efforts to educate and support breastfeeding mothers.
Artist Enrique Martínez Celaya creates works concerned with the complexity of human experience that reflect on questions of ethics and authenticity and allude to memory, loss, exile, love and longing.
Hundreds of the top physicians in the nation practice at the UAB Health System, according to the latest edition of the Best Doctors in America®.
Moneyham was elected to the position in October and will continue in her role as president-elect of the Alabama League for Nursing.
UAB Research Administration carefully invests to keep investigators competitive in an era of tight grant funding.
Approximately 600 students apply for the Hertz Fellowship each year; only 15 percent are invited for a first-round interview.
Kasman, professor of piano, will be a soloist with Saratov Philharmonic Orchestra in the performance of Nikolai Medtner’s Piano Concerto No. 2 op. 50 on Sunday, Dec. 6.
The UAB Undiagnosed Diseases Program, designed to help find answers for rare medical conditions, now has a clinic in Children’s of Alabama.
Annual Gift of Sight events provide eye exams and glasses for the uninsured in need.
UAB surgeons patched mitral and tricuspid valve leaks, which eliminated Terry Maddox’s fluid retention and got her congestive heart failure to drop from a Class 4 to Class 1.
A drug that might help older adults regrow muscle is under investigation at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. UAB is recruiting healthy adults age 65 and older for a study combining strength training exercise with the anti-diabetes drug metformin.
Buildup of the amyloid beta protein clumps could harm the brain in multiple ways, according to a team from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
They suggest people with other types of infections and identical gene mutations also may be prone to the disorder, known as reactive HLH (rHLH), or hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis.
Winter is coming — are you ready? Prepare for the worst with handy checklists from UAB Emergency Management for home, office and car.
A UAB/Children’s of Alabama/Cincinnati Children’s study finds genetic risk for fatal inflammatory disorder linked to viral infection.
Fond memories of chemotherapy nurses make 15-year-old Pell City High School student want to become one.
Skip the mall by shopping for an array of UAB goodies, all while helping support the university’s programs, scholarships, departments and faculty.
A diabetes drug combined with exercise may help older adults regrow muscle, and UAB’s Center for Exercise Medicine is investigating.
The Alzheimer’s plaques that accumulate around brain cells also congregate along the walls of blood vessels, according to UAB research, and that may contribute to cognitive issues.
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