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A UAB study examines teen sleep patterns and exposure to media in an effort to see if there is a link to teen obesity.
Older adults can develop cardiovascular risk factors later in life, according to a study from UAB.
Researchers have developed a mechanism that emits sound to thwart eavesdroppers from detecting passwords entered with computer keyboards.
Known for their incredible re-creations of some of classic rock’s biggest albums, Black Jacket Symphony will bring to life David Bowie’s seminal concept album “The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars.”
Several activities are planned in and around UAB for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Medical students from UAB demonstrate healthy eating ideas to attendees at a Birmingham farmers market.
Students enhance patient care and leadership with a dual degree master’s program in Physician Assistant Studies and Public Health through the UAB schools of Health Professions and Public Health.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham will help investigate the influence of environmental exposures on children’s health from conception through early childhood.
The collaboration among UAB, University of Wisconsin and Duke University will use bioengineered stem cells and bioengineered tissue to treat heart failure after heart attacks.
Changes in the classroom and on the state and federal levels are needed to help early childhood educators best serve children from diverse family structures.
Alys Stephens Center’s GlobalFest offers free lectures at noon daily Oct. 3-5, and free Latin dance lessons and an outdoor concert and dance party with Tiempo Libre on Oct. 6.
A UAB crowdfunded study of Narcan to reverse heroin overdoses has funded 350 naloxone kits and reversed nine overdoses.
Improved production of stem cells is vital if they are to achieve their promise for medical research and disease treatments like transplantation, creating patient-specific cell-replacement therapies to treat neurological diseases, heart ailments, blood diseases and diabetes.
best of 2016Record student recruitment and retention gains have vaulted UAB enrollment from a previous high of 18,698 in 2014 to 19,535, with key increases mirroring targeted initiatives to attract and retain freshmen, Honors College, Blazing Start, international and transfer students, and officials say it is just the beginning.

Complications of diabetes can lead to blindness, yet only 29.9 percent of diabetic patients studied adhered to recommendations to have an eye examination. 

The UAB School of Nursing has received more than $5.15 million in external funding for the 2016-17 academic year to help support students in its nationally ranked graduate programs who are preparing for careers as advanced practice nurses, nurse educators and nurse researchers. 

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