September 10, 2010
Fall enrollment at the University of Alabama at Birmingham has hit an all-time high, according to officials there.
UAB engineering lifts off with more projects for NASA
If rocket science is complex, it would seem that aerospace engineering must be just as complicated.
September 9, 2010
Depression related to obesity
Depression affects a person with obesity. A new study at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) have found an relation between depression and abdominal obesity, which is related to risk of cancer and heart disease.
September 8, 2010
Birmingham one of nation's most stressful cities
Joshua Klapow, a clinical psychologist and associate professor in the School of Public Health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, said the findings actually represent risk factors for stress, not necessarily stress itself.
Skin infections pose risk to Chilean miners as rescuers work to cool the sweltering conditions
The constant exposure to moisture creates the possibility of infections, especially when the men are living and sleeping together in close quarters and can't shower, according to Dr. Boni Elewski, a dermatology professor at the University of Alabama, Birmingham.
September 7, 2010
"There's a whole segment of the work force that, in an attempt to get ahead, is doing more out there," said Jack Howard, a professor of management at the University of Alabama at Birmingham who specializes in human resources.
Joshua Klapow, a clinical psychologist and associate professor in the School of Public Health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, cautioned that the study's findings actually represent risk factors for stress, and not necessarily stress itself.
Mickey Gee, a marketing professor at UAB, says even with a second job, some part-time employment still does not pay enough to cover expenses.
(Medical News Today)
Cigarette smoke shuts off a key enzyme in airways that regulates the body's response to inflammation, according to findings from the University of Alabama at Birmingham published online at Science Express.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham has announced a new study into obesity in Hispanic children.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham says they are looking for volunteers to help with a study into the relationship between bones and fat.
Justine Siegers is one of three optometry students awarded 2010 Southern Council of Optometrists Clinical Excellence Awards.