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New Data Show Three Triple-Combination Regimens Are “Highly Effective” for Up to 90 Percent of Cystic Fibrosis Patients


A UAB physician will co-chair a steering committee of global cystic fibrosis experts and clinical trial investigators to support the design, conduct and execution of the triple combination pivotal study program.
18-Jul-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Shop Smart When Going Back to School This Fall on a Budget

University of Alabama at Birmingham director of the Regions Institute for Financial Education Stephanie Yates, Ph.D., provides insight into how parents can use budgeting to plan and save on back-to-school items this fall.
12-Jul-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Dry Eye Relief Progresses with New Guidelines and Expansion of UAB’s Dry Eye Relief Clinic


UAB personalizes treatment for dry eye patients with the expansion of clinic and development of guidelines for diagnosis and treatment.
11-Jul-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Hormonal Changes During Early Development Limit Lifespan in Mice

The UAB study could help inform future health care management during early life and the development of interventions aimed at improving quality of life for older individuals.
6-Jul-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

One-Step Protein Purification Achieves High Yields, Purity and Activity


A new method improves the high-yield, -purity and -activity purification of complex proteins by 10- to 500-fold, with crucial advantages for researchers and the pharmaceutical industry as potentially the most efficient and universal tool for...
5-Jul-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Hackers Could Use Brainwaves to Steal Passwords

Research suggests EEG headsets, growing in popularity among consumers, need better security.
30-Jun-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Micron-Sized Hydrogel Cubes Show Highly Efficient Delivery of a Potent Anti-Cancer Drug


Researchers have developed micro-cubes that can sponge up a hydrophobic anti-cancer drug and deliver it to cancer cells. Tissue culture tests show these tiny, porous cubes, loaded with the hydrophobic drug, are more potent against liver cancer cells...
28-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Technology Addiction More Likely a Factor for Teen Drivers Texting and Talking with Friends Than with Parents

A new study shows that teens communicating on mobile phones with friends show stronger signs of technology addiction than when communicating with parents.
23-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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When Preparing Your Child’s Back-to-School Needs List, Don’t Forget to Include Vaccines

Even if you’ve previously rejected vaccinating your children or have neglected to do so, physicians say it’s not too late to protect them against many preventable diseases.
18-Jul-2017 5:05 PM EDT

Larsen C Ice Shelf Collapse: Expert Video and Interview Available, Facebook Live Event 7/14 at 10 A.M. CT

12-Jul-2017 4:05 PM EDT

Physician Travels to Africa to Treat Women Who Have Suffered Childbirth Injuries


A UAB obstetric surgeon will lend her skills to African women by treating obstetric fistula, a common complication of childbirth in the developing world that causes incontinence.
10-Jul-2017 12:05 PM EDT

Expert: What Is Flesh Eating Bacteria?

7-Jul-2017 4:05 PM EDT

Larsen C Ice Shelf Collapse: Expert Video and Interview Available, Facebook Live Event 7/14 at 10 a.m. CT

30-Jun-2017 12:55 PM EDT

Don’t Forget the Kid: Memory Tips That Can Prevent Hot Car Deaths

30-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT

Expert Available to Comment on Skin Patch That May Be the Future of Flu Vaccines

29-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT

Yoga vs. Physical Therapy: Settling the Debate for Low Back Pain


UAB’s Stefan Kertesz, M.D., provides commentary on a new trial comparing yoga and physical therapy for those who suffer from low back pain.
19-Jun-2017 5:05 PM EDT

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