Failure of hormone deprivation therapy used to slow prostate cancer in patients leads to castration-resistant prostate cancer, a lethal form of advanced disease with limited treatment options. Endostatin, used in combination therapy, may help delay onset of castration-resistant disease.
From Holi celebrations to lectures and films, and silk screening workshops to performances by Grammy-nominated artists including Anoushka Shankar and Niyaz featuring Azam Ali, IndiaFest offers a wealth of opportunities in late March and April to experience Indian culture.
UAB has named James Davies the director of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery.
“Early birds may have an extra advantage over night owls when it comes to fighting obesity as they are instinctively choosing to eat healthier foods earlier in the day,” Courtney Peterson of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

"Ranked among the best medical centers in the nation, UAB serves countless individuals from Alabama, the nation, and from around the globe. By working endlessly to drive clinical program specialization and expansion, I believe we're building a program primed for success," said Herbert Chen, M.D.

The reason the task force, CDC and other medical groups now recommend widespread testing is that treatment has improved dramatically over the past few years, said Michael Saag, a professor of medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a spokesperson for the Infectious Diseases Society of America.
“The new building will provide modern teaching facilities and technologies, larger classrooms, and it will be a safe and secure space for students to learn and for faculty to conduct their scholarship and research.”
New data from the REGARDS study show that blacks with the sickle cell trait are more likely to develop kidney failure requiring dialysis.
The National Alumni Society’s Top 25 program celebrates the success of Blazer-led companies.
UAB launches the Alabama Genomic Health Initiative, a statewide effort to use the power of genomics to improve health in Alabama.
Until a solid legal framework is decided, no automaker wants to be the first example of robot cars gone bad, and until an automaker forces the federal government’s hand, nobody will try to pass legislation on the subject.
Payami says, at this point, researchers do not know which comes first. Does having Parkinson's cause changes in an individual's gut microbiome, or are changes in the microbiome a predictor or early warning sign of Parkinson's? What is known is that the first signs of Parkinson's often arise as gastrointestinal symptoms such as inflammation or constipation.
For the final performance of the 2016-2017 UAB Piano Series, Esther Park will perform a program of works by Beethoven, Schubert, Debussy and Messiaen.
Students, alumni and a professor from the College of Arts and Sciences Department of Art and Art History, Department of Music, and Digital Media won 15 Best in Show, Gold and Silver awards.
With the new AMPLATZER™ PFO Occluder, ischemic stroke patients will now have access to a closure device shown to reduce risk of recurrent stroke, rather than relying on medical management alone.
The new building will be located on the corner of 10th Avenue South and 14th Street South on the southwest corner of the Campus Green.
Adding to the growing body of evidence suggesting a link between the gut microbiome and Parkinson’s disease, a new study reveals that the disease itself, as well as the medications used to treat it, appear to have distinct effects on the composition of the trillions of bacteria in the gut.
To help ensure your little one stays safe in the sky, it's crucial to plan ahead for the needs of your infant, says University of Alabama at Birmingham pediatrician Candice Dye.
Blazer Kitchen, an on-campus food bank, will provide fresh and nonperishable foods to UAB employees and students faced with food insecurity.

Becker’s Hospital Review again names UAB Medicine as one of the 150 great places to work in health care.

Gary Peters, Ph.D., has been recognized for his professional achievements by the American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences. 

were with youA UAB physician provides tips for traveling with infants. 

UAB graduating medical school students learn where they will do their residency training on Match Day at the Alys Stephens Center. 

Two graduating UAB seniors have received the Green Blazer award from the Blazer Male Excellence Network, or BMEN, for outstanding academic and leadership efforts.

UAB School of Optometry and Department of Ophthalmology partner with UAB Athletics to provide better eye care to UAB student-athletes. 

New research from UAB sheds light on the connection between Parkinson’s disease and the trillions of bacteria in our guts. 

UAB employees who are living donors for solid organ or bone-marrow transplants may qualify for as many as four weeks paid leave, effective March 1.
Increased longevity of those living with HIV means dealing with related health issues, including dementia and other cognition-related problems. An NIH grant supports development of interventions, treatments to improve everyday functioning, and quality of life.
The Blazer42 Capture the Flag Scholarship Competition provides valuable experience to high school students in an effort to inspire more to pursue careers in cybersecurity.
Optometrists can identify potential vision problems in infants as early as 6 to 12 months.
The city’s first outpatient interventional radiology clinic opens at The Kirklin Clinic to meet increasing needs of patients in Birmingham.
Owsley will be responsible for making recommendations regarding grant funding to the Research to Prevent Blindness Board of Trustees.
Diagnosing and treating women who might otherwise slide under the radar is the goal of UAB Medicine’s quickly growing Women’s Heart Health Clinic, which officially opened in 2017.
The findings suggest targeting specific T-cell subsets may be a therapeutic approach to prevent heart failure after a heart attack.
As NASA prepares for its journey to Mars, one UAB researcher is investigating why so many astronauts suffer from poorer vision after they return to Earth.
A UAB study shows children receiving early preventive dental care from a dentist had more frequent tooth decay-related treatment, a higher rate of visits and higher annual dental expenditures.
The new on-campus food bank for UAB employees and students facing food insecurity will be open Monday 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and Thursday 3-6 p.m.
UAB has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Education for integrating sustainability principles and practices in all aspects of campus culture.
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and UAB kicks it off with an inaugural Colon on the Green event March 3.
Tina Simpson, M.D., and Marisa B. Marques, M.D., have been recognized by the American Medical Women’s Association for going above and beyond to guide medical students, residents and fellows.
ArtPlay’s award-winning visual arts camp offers classes in drawing, painting, sculpture, crafts and more.
Each day offers a new discovery, and at the end of camp, participants can celebrate with their very own art show.
This camp is a great opportunity for young actors. In this camp, participants will enjoy a week of intensive classes in improvisation, musical theater dance, voice, character development, acting and auditioning.
They will learn theater games, improvisation, warm-ups, dance, vocal exercises, voice and diction, terminology, acting, and stage production, all while developing a character and rehearsing for a full staged musical production.
Campers will learn theater games, improvisation, warm-ups, dance, vocal exercises, voice and diction, terminology, acting, and stage production, all while developing a character and rehearsing for a full staged musical production.
The department now has 20 full-time faculty members who brought in $4.3 million in funding in 2016.
"Restricting your eating between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. [like subjects in my latest study] is difficult," she admitted. "But no one dropped out because it was too extreme. The biggest challenge people encountered was eating so much food in such a short period of time. People felt so stuffed!"
When I came across new research involving time-restricted eating, a weight loss approach that involves eating for fewer hours per day as opposed to eating less, I was intrigued by findings. They suggest you can make your body burn more fat and shed pounds without reducing the amount of food you eat.
Patients who received allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation to treat chronic myeloid leukemia demonstrated similar long-term morbidity rates as their siblings who did not have the disease, as well as the general population.
Henry Panion is a professor in the Department of Music at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). As a producer, composer, arranger, and orchestrator, his work has earned two Grammy Awards, two Dove Awards, and a host of other national music awards and nominations.
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