A survival advantage for female humans stands out in a UAB review of sex differences in longevity across many species. Understanding why could inform treatments to extend healthy lifespans.
Vape pens are catching on, but there is a hidden danger. They sometimes blow up, and a UAB burn surgeon says the results are decidedly unpleasant.
Metabolism-based therapies such as the ketogenic diet have the potential to become a valuable adjunct to standard cancer treatment.
How can you help your child understand what happened at the Pulse in Orlando?  UAB’s Josh Klapow offers some suggestions.
To help students understand the nature of good and evil, philosophy professor Matt King calls in an expert: Spider-Man. Discover how he and other UAB College of Arts and Sciences faculty use pop culture, from comics to hip hop to Johnny Cash, to spark lively discussions about tough topics.
New Living Donor Navigator Program tailored to African-Americans and a new Facebook app aim to increase access to living kidney transplants and reduce the number of patients awaiting transplant.

The new Kirklin Institute for Research in Surgical Outcomes positions UAB as a world leader in improving patient outcomes.
Enjoy show tunes, Broadway classics, patriotic favorites and standards, then watch the fireworks shot from atop Red Mountain. This free outdoor concert is presented by the College of Arts and Sciences Department of Music.
UAB spearheads an innovative program to find undiagnosed cases of hepatitis C and steer those patients to therapy.
A robotic 3-D printer will build the tissue through computer-assisted design and computer-assisted manufacturing, but using living cells as the pieces of the structure.
UAB’s Lung Health Center has joined the prestigious Airways Clinical Research Network established by the American Lung Association.
Prostate cancer physicians look to provide personalized medicine to prostate cancer patients with a new medical device.
Only 151 computer scientists worldwide were recognized as senior members by the ACM in 2015.
Each year, The Bell Center invites artists to collaborate with the center’s students and create a work of art that commemorates the graduating class. This year’s legacy piece was a collage of the young graduates’ first initials.
This competitive award recognizes outstanding achievements and contributions to VA research and provides five years of salary support.
A UAB physician provides information on risks, recommendations and effects of Zika virus for pregnant women.
UAB is the first hospital in Alabama to implant a new electrical stimulator to combat sleep apnea and snoring.
UAB’s William Curry, M.D., explains the advantages for millennials to find a primary care physician and why it is a necessary step to take for their health.
Wick Many, associate dean in Montgomery, named one of 10 leaders of the River Region by Montgomery Advertiser.
Investigators with the UAB School of Health Professions UAB/Lakeshore Research Collaborative have been awarded grants from the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention totaling more than $10 million during the next five years.