UAB is the first in the nation to offer a clinical Alzheimer's risk assessment for patients worried about their potential for dementia as they age. More importantly, the assessment offers ways to manage and reduce risk.
12-Dec-2014 4:00 PM EST
Jarred Younger’s lab seeks to develop the state’s first research and treatment center for neuroinflammatory disorders.
8-Dec-2014 11:00 AM EST
Drugs that boost the function of a specific type of neurotransmitter receptor may provide benefit to patients with the second most common type of dementia, according to research from UAB published today in the Journal of Neuroscience.
3-Dec-2014 4:00 PM EST
The UAB School of Nursing will partner in a $2.24 million grant that aims to provide young breast cancer survivors the support they need.
1-Dec-2014 12:00 PM EST
Financial management skills can decline with age, which can lead to catastrophic money woes for seniors.Declining financial aptitude can also be a sign of impending memory loss. UAB researchers present some warning signs.
26-Nov-2014 2:00 PM EST
In “Command & Control,” the second novel by Stephen Russell, fictional retired orthopedic surgeon Mackie McKay finds himself in the middle of an infectious disease outbreak — with Ebola as a backdrop
21-Nov-2014 5:15 PM EST
The first major show by an artist of global renown at the UAB College of Arts and Sciences’ Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts since its opening in January 2014, “Warhol: Fabricated” will be a remarkable presentation of private and...
18-Nov-2014 9:10 AM EST
A UAB School of Public Health researcher has published a theory that suggests a mother’s activity and metabolism can influence her child’s likelihood of being obese.
17-Nov-2014 5:15 PM EST
Chemical properties play a powerful role in the development of flavors.
29-Aug-2014 10:00 AM 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