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A Diamond as the Steppingstone to New Materials, Using Plasma Physics Technology


Physicists want to create novel compounds that surpass diamonds in heat resistance and nearly rival them in hardness. In a paper in the journal Materials, they investigate how the addition of boron, while making a diamond film via plasma vapor...
11-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Two Alabamians Push UAB Hospital Past Milestone of 10,000 Kidney Transplants


The hope given from a deceased donor, and a sibling, give two kidney transplant recipients a chance to live
8-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Cold Weather Woes and Dry Eyes


It is easy to remember steps to prevent the body from getting cold, but what can be done to protect the eyes when cold weather hits?
7-Dec-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Link Found Between Estrogens and Changes in Heart Physiology


Using zebrafish mutants in four different estrogen receptors, Daniel Gorelick has found a novel mechanism of estrogen action on heart physiology. Broader use of the mutants, he says, may have significant implications for studies of estrogenic...
6-Dec-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Reducing Light and Noise Made a Psychiatric ICU Unit Calmer and Safer, Study Says

Turning down the lights and reducing noise levels as part of a stimulation reduction initiative can decrease assaults and the amount of time patients must spend in restraint at psychiatric intensive care units, according to new research from UAB.
5-Dec-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

A Guide to Recognizing and Preventing Child Abuse


UAB School of Nursing faculty contributed to a field guide for health care, social service and law enforcement professionals.
27-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Comprehensive Study Examines Gun-Related Deaths and How to Prevent Them


A new study suggests complex solutions to gun-related deaths and goals to decrease rates based on the type of death.
20-Nov-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Don’t Let Fall Allergies Leave You in the Cold

Fall allergies have symptoms similar to the flu, but treatment varies drastically.
20-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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And the Alabama Senate Winner Is... Political Expert Available for Comments After Election


12-Dec-2017 5:05 PM EST

Leading Expert Available to Discuss HIV/AIDS Ahead of World AIDS Day


28-Nov-2017 2:50 PM EST

What Foods Are Making You Sick This Holiday Season?


20-Nov-2017 1:05 PM EST

Navigating the Holidays Can Be Difficult for Those with Dementia and Their Families


20-Nov-2017 12:05 AM EST

How to Prepare for Big Thanksgiving Meals


17-Nov-2017 12:05 AM EST

Conversations at the Holiday Table About What Is Harassment Could Blow Families Apart, Says UAB Psychologist.

16-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST

Toys or Experiences? What You Should Know This Gift-Giving Season

Giving exciting experiences rather than clutter-producing toys is on-trend this holiday season, and experts at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have advice on how to do it right. “Experiences are a wonderful way to offer an alternative”...
14-Nov-2017 3:30 PM EST

Allegations Against Roy Moore Unlikely to Deter Conservative Voters in Alabama


9-Nov-2017 4:30 PM EST

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