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Seniors who undergo cognitive training show increased and sustained capabilities for reasoning and speed of processing.
The annual summit explores new and ongoing threats to cybersecurity and potential safeguards against them.
After the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, invertebrates like shrimp, oysters and crabs were the subject of the majority of testing by federal and state agencies. One UAB expert analyzed fish caught a year after the spill to determine safety.
UAB researchers say that antibiotics continue to be inappropriately used in emergency rooms despite worries over antibiotic resistance.
The UAB SPIES Lab research on two facets of user-centered Internet security will be presented at the Network and Distributed Systems Security Symposium.
Early registration ends Jan. 31 for The Bruce A. Harris Symposium: Progress in OB/GYN 2014 for Physicians and Nurses to be held 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Feb. 20-21 in The Wynfrey Hotel at Riverchase Galleria.
UAB health policy experts recently completed a survey of 601 Alabama residents on issues of the ACA, the Exchange and Medicaid expansion.
Newfound details of rare disease may advance understanding of brain tumors.
Gel form of a medication for Parkinson’s disease speeds response time over traditional pills.
A genetic variant that shapes each person’s immune response contributes to the chances of developing autoimmune disease.
Change in key protein unleashes natural defense against major kidney disease mechanism.
A UAB study shows early maturing in adolescent girls can increase aggressive and delinquent behavior.
REGARDS investigators have responded with a letter published in the AHA journal Circulation, saying it is premature to draw firm conclusions about potential overestimation of risk using the new risk formula.
Is a common type of heart failure an autoimmune disease?

UAB marks the grand opening of Alabama’s largest nuclear magnetic resonance facility.

PNP Therapeutics, UAB and Southern Research Institute work abolishes otherwise unmanageable human cancers in preclinical rodent studies.

UAB researchers, a National Weather Service office and the state public health department seek to design an alert system that better protects public from extreme heat.

A national group of leading scientists, including one University of Alabama at Birmingham expert, says fewer people are dying of stroke, but the mechanisms remain unknown.



The goal of the grant is to develop a new technique based on nanomaterial sorbents that allows accurate sampling of gases and vapors at low levels for measuring workers’ exposure.
This work will focus on a protein that is unique to the eye and is required for sight.
The largest-ever multicenter, prospective study on the safety of bariatric surgery among adolescents finds they face few short-term complications.
A boost to telemedicine, UAB does orthopedic surgery with mobile video technology from VIPAAR along with Google Glass.
Many veterans and homeless lack access to regular primary care, and studies show many feel unwelcome in health care settings.Read More
The center is a leader in groundbreaking research, patient care and reducing cancer disparities.
Study results suggest that those who assist a chronically ill or disabled family member enjoy an 18 percent survival advantage compared to statistically matched noncaregivers.
UAB thoracic surgeon, one of the youngest presidents of any major cardiothoracic society, to share secrets on how to super perform in life.
DENTSPLY Tulsa gift, dentistry fundraising efforts help to deliver quality treatment for patients, education for students.
UAB’s new undiagnosed diseases program looks to find answers to medical mysteries.
The UAB Collat School of Business partnered with the Alabama Retail Association to mark the 32nd annual Retail Day.
The investigators found that brain connectivity data from 19 paths in brain scans predicted whether the participants had autism, with an accuracy rate of 95.9 percent.
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