Displaying items by tag: department of epidemiology

Developers and educators at UAB have developed a solution to meet the challenges of getting educational resources to underserved populations by providing software and hardware programs to better train students in Ethiopia and Zambia.
An American Heart Association panel, including two experts from UAB, says the same healthy habits that can help ward off heart disease or stroke can also help prevent cognitive decline.
Adherence to care improves when youth with HIV receive education and help navigating the system, according to study out of UAB.

A new study from UAB details the burden of sepsis — widespread infection in the body — in the United States.

A significant new study by The Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network, including a UAB physician-scientist, uncovers genetic mutations of cervical cancer that hold a key to targeting and treating the disease.
A prestigious fellowship from the American Association of University Women has been awarded to a UAB graduate student.
Those living in more advantaged neighborhoods are less likely to have a stroke than are their counterparts who live in less advantaged neighborhoods, according to a UAB study.
A UAB researcher will examine the underlying environmental impact on genes of Mexican Americans in relation to cardiometabolic syndrome, a disorder caused by several interrelated risk factors that can lead to heart disease or Type 2 diabetes.

UAB’s Lindsay Rhodes, M.D., will study telemedicine as a potential strategy to improve eye disease detection and management. 

UAB cardiovascular disease researchers are improving our understanding of the disease and finding new ways to provide medical care to patients.
Aged drivers and women using prescription sleep medicines at higher risk for motor vehicle collisions.
Research suggests a link between short sleep and obesity from secondary eating and drinking while engaged in another activity.
Grants from late ESPN anchor Stuart Scott’s memorial fund through the V Foundation will support cancer biomarker research from UAB’s Ojesina.
UAB’s Virginia Howard has been honored for her work to find novel and powerful approaches to reduce the burden of stroke and heart disease.
Epidemiologist Olivia Affuso studies new ways to prevent obesity and chronic disease through physical activity. She also volunteers with two groups that use running to help women and girls achieve fitness and personal goals.
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