States that allow officers to pull over a driver for texting while driving saw fewer deaths than those that use secondary enforcement of texting bans.
25-Jul-2014 12:15 PM EDT
Though kids often stay on track with receiving vaccines due to school requirements, with no system in place, adult rates remain low, according to one UAB expert.
25-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT
A new study suggests that low carbohydrate diets should be the first point of attack in managing Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.
24-Jul-2014 12:00 PM EDT
UAB has enrolled the first patient in the United States in a Phase III clinical trial for a drug to treat preeclampsia in pregnant women that, if successful, would be a significant clinical breakthrough for reducing pre-term births and infant...
23-Jul-2014 5:20 PM EDT
Boni Elewski, M.D., led one of two trials featured in the New England Journal of Medicine that show secukinumab is a safe and effective psoriasis treatment.
16-Jul-2014 5:00 PM EDT
Cheri Plasters, a University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing graduate and nurse in transplant and general surgical services in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit, will implement the “Have you ever served in the military?” campaign at...
14-Jul-2014 9:00 AM EDT
The birthrate for African elephants in zoos is declining, and UAB researchers look for a link between inflammation and obesity that may be connected to the increase in infertility.
11-Jul-2014 3:00 PM EDT
Mary York's heart broke when she heard her husband of 65 years say he didn't want to live anymore. UAB physicians were able to repair his heart — and ultimately hers, too — when her husband became one of the first in Alabama to receive a...
10-Jul-2014 4:00 PM EDT
In a @JAMA_current Editorial, @msaagmd Talks About Treatment Costs for #HepC/HIV Coinfected Patients #AIDS2014
21-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT
UAB epidemiologist Christine Skibola used genomics to identify a DNA variant that makes some susceptible to leukemia.
11-Jun-2014 3:00 PM EDT
28-Mar-2014 3:00 PM EDT
As the open enrollment period for the Health Insurance Marketplace draws to a close, one UAB health policy expert points to confusion and says to seek help or risk penalty.
21-Mar-2014 12:00 PM EDT
Flooding could be severe this spring. Emergency physician and disaster preparedness expert Dr. Sarah Nafziger says be ready.
19-Mar-2014 10:55 AM EDT
Dallas Buyers Club captures the despair and frustration of the AIDS crisis but misses the mark on profits. In a video interview, Dr. Mike Saag, past pres. of the HIV Medical Assn & director of the Center for AIDS Research, gives a non-Hollywood...
21-Feb-2014 5:00 PM EST
UAB will contribute newsworthy presentations, and it has a number of experts available to weigh in on the news coming out of the conference.
12-Feb-2014 11:00 AM EST
31-Jan-2014 2:00 PM EST