A new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine looks at the relationship between lifetime marijuana use and cognitive function in middle-aged adults.
February 03, 2016

Zika answers

UAB's David Freedman, M.D., a professor of infectious diseases and a leading expert on international medicine and emerging diseases, discusses the Zika virus, touching on who is at risk, how to prevent infection and the likelihood of an United States outbreak.
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One of America’s hottest careers could help fill Alabama’s health care gaps. Discover how in-demand physician assistants are training at UAB — in a program ranked among the nation’s best — to help practices serve growing numbers of patients and reach out to underserved communities in UAB Magazine.
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In a joint statement of National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers, the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center urges parents, young adults and physicians to increase HPV vaccination rates.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Recognition of a new pathway may change the treatment of allergic diseases.
Kearney was cited for outstanding contributions to B cell biology.
Published in Faculty Excellence

A new eight-week FreshStart! program is set for Jan. 21-March 10 to help cancer survivors make healthy lifestyle changes.

Published in Focus on Patient Care
With more than 162,000 square feet, the new UAB Hill Student Center is the living room of the university and provides places for students to congregate, eat and study, making it their home away from home.
Published in Enhancing Facilities
UAB-led research shows how methylating an RNA binding protein leads to alternative RNA splicing. Mutant enzymes are often found in blood cancers.
Best of 2015 2Many patients diagnosed with type 1 diabetes as adults do not fit the standard profile for a diabetes diagnosis; they are younger, are relatively fit and have little if any belly fat.
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A UAB study reconfirms that single-dose azithromycin remains an effective treatment for chlamydia, especially when drug adherence is an issue.
Best of 2015 2The intensive intervention was four hours a day, five days a week, for a total of 200 hours of face-to-face instruction, and neuroimaging revealed brain connectivity changes.
Endorsed by the ASA, UAB’s Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine and the Office of Interprofessional Simulation will now offer courses for Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology.
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From rapid diagnostic tools to next-generation therapies, UAB researchers are leading a multidisciplinary effort against traumatic brain injuries.

Best of 2015 2Neuron-derived microRNAs obtained from blood samples may correlate with treatment response and could aid the search for new therapeutics.

Best of 2015A new surgical robot helps UAB physicians add a new technique for preparing for epilepsy surgery.

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The Central Alabama Caribbean American Organization shares Caribbean culture and is a resource for area students from the Caribbean.
Published in Student Experience
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.
Published in Student Experience
UAB researchers say how long your eyes take to adjust to the dark may be a risk factor for age-related macular degeneration.
UAB’s J. Crawford Downs, Ph.D., has received another grant to bring the relationship between age, intraocular pressure and glaucoma development into focus.
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