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  • Join the fight against oral cancer with a free screening
    Screenings will take a few minutes to conduct and will include a check for lesions and lumps on the neck or in the mouth.
  • Support brain cancer research during the 11th annual Blazer Bolt 5K and fun run
    The annual race will be held Saturday, May 18, at Railroad Park. A virtual option will be offered this year.
  • Morphine tolerance results from Tiam1-mediated maladaptive plasticity in spinal neurons
    Understanding the mechanisms underlying tolerance and hyperalgesia is essential to enhance morphine’s utility in chronic pain management.
  • “Where there is a need, there is a social worker:” Social worker reflects on the value of the profession and the new UAB Social Work Partnership
    The Social Work Partnership will bring together academicians, students, and social workers currently working in the field to inform best educational practices aligned with the field requirements.
  • Give As One to take place April 4-5
    Give As One is 48 hours of collaborative fundraising to support UAB’s students, faculty and community. Give As One amplifies the power of any size gift through matches and challenges from generous donors.
  • Is your fatigue more than your lack of sleep? UAB experts discuss sleep apnea
    UAB experts says that individuals can prevent or decrease symptoms of sleep apnea by making small lifestyle changes.
  • New study shows association of historical housing discrimination and shortfalls in colon cancer treatment
    Mortgage lending discrimination in the 1930s is still geographically associated with inequities in colon cancer care today. Colon cancer often can be treated successfully if detected early.
  • UAB researchers part of GRADE study investigating glucose medications in Type 2 diabetes
    UAB researchers say the presented data indicates that a younger age and higher HbA1c at baseline predict early treatment failure and point to the need for more aggressive initial treatment in these patients.
  • Live HealthSmart Alabama announces expansion into central Alabama with support from Novo Nordisk Inc.
    Through a generous gift from Novo Nordisk Inc., Live HealthSmart Alabama is beginning to expand statewide, starting in central Alabama with Selma, Demopolis and Camden, while taking steps to make good health simple — one person, one family and one community at a time.
  • Peer coaching among young Black adults can lower blood pressure, study finds
    Participants between the ages of 18 and 60 who received peer coaching showed significant reduction in systolic blood pressure.
  • ALG6 acts as a modifier gene in the inherited genetic eye disease retinitis pigmentosa 59
    A modifier gene is one that changes the observable characteristics, called the phenotype, or molecular expression of other genes.
  • New Informatics Research Center to focus on artificial intelligence
    A new artificial intelligence center will bring more discovery in the field to UAB.