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UAB and Birmingham build on partnership in a new, visual way.
UAB cardiovascular disease researchers are improving our understanding of the disease and finding new ways to provide medical care to patients.
New study sheds light on a link between noncorrectable vision problems and ADHD in children.
This protective effect on cardiotoxicity could benefit cancer chemotherapy recipients and heart failure patients.
Study shows that, although ZEBRA, a system intended to enable prompt and user-friendly deauthentication, works very well with honest people, opportunistic attackers can fool the system.
A key role for microRNA-155 in brain inflammation and neurodegeneration makes it both a potential therapeutic target and a biomarker for this progressive disorder.
UAB researchers probe basic molecular mechanisms that lead to the lung scarring of pulmonary fibrosis, a lethal disorder.
UAB’s Daniella Chusyd has received another grant to study body composition in elephants.
A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows testosterone treatment can have benefits for men over age 65.
Risk of long-term stroke equally and effectively lowered in stenting and invasive surgery procedures.
Aged drivers and women using prescription sleep medicines at higher risk for motor vehicle collisions.
Measure of Mpl gene expression reveals a heterogonous population of leukemia stem cells: one group leukemic and the other group non-leukemic.
A UAB-led study shows that, for older patients, carotid artery surgery is safer than stenting.
More evidence that generic medications are as effective as brand name drugs.
The properties of cubic or spherical shape and solid or elastic stiffness affect the fates of polymer microcapsules meant to carry chemotherapy to a tumor.
Lead author of paper published in Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice journal says, while causal relationship cannot be inferred, findings are “absolutely encouraging.”
UAB is recruiting postpartum women who are still lactating, for a study on the effects of the antiretroviral drug used to prevent HIV transmission.
New UAB research study shows therapeutic promise in targeting MLK4 in brain cancer patients.
UAB receives two grants from the Gates Foundation to address pregnancy-related problems in developing countries.
Research volunteers are needed for a UAB study to determine which combinations of Type 2 diabetes drugs work best for different groups of people.
A new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine looks at the relationship between lifetime marijuana use and cognitive function in middle-aged adults.
Internationally renowned primatologist Frans de Waal will give his lecture titled “Are We Smart Enough To Know How Smart Animals Are?” on Thursday, March 31, at 4 p.m., in the UAB Hill Student Center Ballroom.
Articles in peer-reviewed research journals sometimes have mistakes, and a UAB study shows the process to correct such mistakes is flawed.
One major goal is the discovery of new genotype/phenotype correlations — how a particular mutation indicates that some symptoms in patients are unlikely to develop with age.
UAB researchers led a team that discovered that a smoking-related condition called expiratory airway collapse — often thought inconsequential — is associated with lung disease.
Discover Magazine names UABresearch among top 100 stories of 2015.
UAB researchers find that epigenetic changes associated with chronic obesity alter expression of memory-related genes in the brain.
Recognition of a new pathway may change the treatment of allergic diseases.
A UAB study found that minority Americans who encounter discriminatory sentiments and actions are more likely to experience panic attacks, and smoking or consuming excessive amounts of alcohol were also identified as factors.
Research shows blacks are nearly three times more likely to have a stroke at age 45 than whites.
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