UAB’s Addiction Recovery Program, along with community partners, hosts the End Addiction Birmingham Recovery Walk to draw attention to substance abuse issues.
“One in Our Blood” addresses the FDA’s ban on gay and bisexual male blood donors. The exhibition “Blood Equality” at UAB’s AEIVA will open with a free reception at 6 p.m. Sept. 22.
Scientists have shown that by giving mice a form of the fatty acid-derived bioactive molecule called lipoxin, improved heart function after a heart attack, as the lipoxin prompted early activation of the resolving phase of the immune response without altering the acute phase.
Sea pens are colonial, meaning that many individuals work together as a whole, each conducting a specialized task necessary for survival.
Dr. Warner Huh, professor and director in the gynecologic oncology division, said results indicated the vaccine has the capacity to eradicate the majority of cervical cancer cases and has long-term effectiveness.
This Alabama grandmother happened to be a perfect match and the miracle her granddaughter needed.
These new results strengthen the promise that vaccination with Gardasil 9 can reduce 90 percent of cervical cancers.
A viral video introduced University of Alabama at Birmingham alumnus Tim Alexander to the world when the paralyzed former football player stood from his wheelchair to deliver the game ball in the Blazers’ return to action. What many people did not see was the hard work and determination Alexander showed for a decade to reach that moment.
More than 200 students will participate in an All-Star Marching Band that will perform with the Marching Blazers during the UAB vs. Coastal Carolina University football halftime show, entertaining a crowd of thousands in Birmingham's Legion Field Stadium. Kickoff is at noon Central time.
Complaining of headaches: When children overly strain their eyes to focus, this causes headaches over extended periods of time.
ProAssurance says it is giving the money to establish the ProAssurance Endowed Chair for Physician Wellness, an academic chair that will support a research team that will address stress and pressure issues that doctors face.
The professors had come to Stanford to learn about design thinking, an approach to problem solving and innovation that has gained currency in the business world in recent decades, and has gained a foothold in higher education, too.
A UAB study suggests a new bone boosting drug is more effective than commonly used bone loss medications in preventing fractures in women with osteoporosis.
UAB will host an electric vehicle expo Friday, Sept. 15. The event will include more than 25 electric vehicles, food trucks and raffles.
A program that supports historically disadvantaged health professionals chooses two researchers in the UAB Department of Medicine as finalists.

Alina Franke registered to donate her bone marrow in Hamburg, Germany, in 2009. She wound up being the one person in 24 million around the world on the Be The Match registry to be the perfect match that Jimmy Roberson needed.

High school band students will perform with the Marching Blazers at the UAB vs. Coastal Carolina football game halftime show.

Once paralyzed from the neck down, Tim Alexander has become an invaluable member of the UAB Football family as a champion of the program’s return and a continuing inspiration.

The ceremony will include employers that are hiring graduates. Prior graduates have secured employment with organizations like Blue Cross Blue Shield, Honda, Protective Life and UAB.

The Ballet Hispánico performance is an all-Latina-choreographed engagement. It is part of a month of events, ¡CELEBRACIÓN!, presented by the center and the community.

UAB’s Civitan Rett Syndrome Clinic has been named a Center of Excellence by rettsyndrome.org, one of the nation’s leading advocacy groups.

After years of pain and excessive and prolonged menstrual cycle bleeding, Venita Gowdy found relief at UAB after undergoing a fibroid embolization in lieu of hysterectomy.

A fatty acid-derived bioactive molecule called lipoxin improved heart function after a heart attack, as the lipoxin prompted early activation of the resolving phase of the immune response.

The ProAssurance Endowed Chair for Physician Wellness at UAB will help address health issues unique to physicians as they deal with the stress and pressures associated with providing care in today’s evolving health care environment.

These new results, led by primary author Warner Huh, M.D., strengthen the promise that vaccination with Gardasil 9 can reduce 90 percent of cervical cancers.

On the program for Rachel Kudo’s performance is Beethoven’s 32 Variations in C minor; Schubert 4 Impromptus Op. 90; Mendelssohn’s Andante and Rondo Capriccioso Op. 14; and Schumann’s Carnaval Op. 90.
nycu graphic 2Comprehensive eye exams can detect a variety of eye conditions that, left untreated in a child, could result in partial or complete loss of vision later in life.
Kaphar appropriates different styles and techniques from past periods of art history to create reconstructive historical narratives that address issues of race throughout history. He will speak about his work at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, followed by a free reception.
UAB provides ovarian cancer care beyond traditional interventions to include nutrition, supportive care, counseling and genetic testing.
Sights and sounds from UAB students as the fall semester gets underway.
The UAB School of Public Health awards Virginia Tech professor, recognizing her as a leader in biostatistics.
Football isn't the only team returning to Legion Field. Fresh off two years representing UAB across the country and overseas, the Marching Blazers have a new look and a new leader. Director Sean Murray and some band members offer a glimpse of the excitement in store for Blazer fans this fall.
This gene silencing by ubiquitinated histone is vital in normal embryo development, and it goes awry in some cancers.
Surgeon Mark Deierhoi has performed more than 2,200 kidney transplants in his career and trained hundreds of students who say his patience as a teacher has had a tremendous impact.
Each of Theatre UAB’s shows are cast almost entirely from the student body. The Department of Theatre is attracting so much talent for its Musical Theatre program that two musicals are scheduled for this season.
Cody will participate in a three-day intensive Physician Assistant Education Association workshop in Washington, D.C.
The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center will do whatever it can to work with cancer patients displaced from the storm or otherwise unable to be in the Houston region for tests or treatment.

As damage from hurricanes persist, public health, engineering, economic, social work and emergency physicians from UAB are available to discuss implications and moving forward.

UAB is joining the All of Us Research Program, an effort led by the National Institutes of Health to drive precision medicine research.
Junior Autumne Lee will study abroad in Accra, Ghana, and sophomore Jordan McGill will study in Tokyo, Japan.
The UAB School of Education is offering free English conversation classes for faculty, staff, students, and the Birmingham community.
Percussionist Sheila E., known for hits including “The Glamorous Life” and “A Love Bizarre,” has performed with Prince, Beyoncé, Herbie Hancock, Diana Ross, Lionel Richie and others.
More than half of survivors who received recommendations were vaccinated, compared to 5 percent of survivors who received no recommendations.
When your blood is thicker and more viscous due to elevated blood sugar, your heart has to work harder to pump it, and it moves more slowly throughout your body to deliver nutrients to your cells.
Despite being at an increased risk for cancers associated with the human papillomavirus, the first comprehensive national survey found that HPV vaccination rates for childhood cancer survivors lag well behind the national average and that health care providers often fail to recommend the vaccine.
Construction cranes became ubiquitous on campuses, and often the most high-profile projects involved student amenities — rock-climbing walls in recreation centers, swanky student unions with first-rate food services, and luxury “residence halls” with private bathrooms — usually financed by borrowing. Between 2001 and 2012, the amount of debt taken on by colleges rose 88 percent, to $307 billion.
UAB Hospital, located in Birmingham, Ala., is opening the Whitaker Clinic, which was a $10.8 million renovation of the second and third floors of the John N. Whitaker Building.
Anna Threadcraft, Employee Wellness director at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, says that living a healthy lifestyle on campus doesn’t have to be complicated. Taking care of your body and maintaining a healthy weight goes back to two principles: All food can fit in moderation, and move.
Many of us grab coffee and a quick bite in the morning and eat more as the day goes on, with a medium-size lunch and the largest meal of the day in the evening. But a growing body of research on weight and health suggests we may be doing it all backward.
A paper describing the findings by a team of researchers at Penn State University and the University of Alabama at Birmingham appears in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
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