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Worried About Dementia? New UAB Clinic Offers Personalized Risk Assessment

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

New UAB Clinical Research Program to Combat Chronic Pain and Fatigue


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

Study Suggests Potential Therapy for Second Most Common Form of Dementia

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

CDC Grant to Create Network for Young Breast Cancer Survivors in Southern States


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

Forget About the Car Keys, Do You Know When to Take Away Your Parent's Checkbook?

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

Top UAB Doc Pledges Proceeds From Second Novel to Diabetes Research


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

UAB Presents “Warhol: Fabricated” Exhibition Jan. 9-Feb. 28, 2015


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

Novel Theory Connects Mothers to Childhood Obesity: Evolution Is the Cause, and Moms Are the Cure

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

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The Science of Beer and Coffee According to a UAB Chemist


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

Genomics Investigator Works Toward Cancer Prevention with Award-Winning Research


UAB epidemiologist Christine Skibola used genomics to identify a DNA variant that makes some susceptible to leukemia.
11-Jun-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Expert on Ukraine Crisis Available to Speak


28-Mar-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Expert Offers Affordable Care Act Tips Ahead of Open Enrollment Deadline

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

Gear Up for Flood Risk

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: An AIDS Specialist Takes on the Oscar-Nominated Movie

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 Experts Available, Presenting at 2014 International Stroke Conference

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

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