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Developmentally appropriate activities conducted by parents with their child during the first three years after birth reduce childhood cognitive delays in low-resource families.
ADPH provides $80,000 to UAB investigator to learn more about teenagers’ tobacco habits.
Greater efficiency is a must for future clinical use of these cells in regenerative medicine, drug screening and disease study.
Research study conducted at UAB shows that weekly dosage of paclitaxel versus three-week treatment does not prolong progression-free survival in patients with ovarian cancer.
Preliminary results from UAB’s CBD oil studies show benefit in seizure control in some patients.
Middle aged and older workers at higher risk for cardiovascular health in some jobs.
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.
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