How Sensor-Packed Smartphones Can Read Your Mood, Guard Your Data — and Wreak Havoc in the Wrong Hands
Smartphones have replaced nearly every conceivable gadget, but UAB computer scientists are teaching them some new tricks. The researchers are adapting accelerometers, GPS chips, gyroscopes and other sensors to make phones that can read a user's...
24-Feb-2015 2:00 PM EST
Renowned UAB HPV expert, Warner Huh, says new nine-valent HPV vaccine has the potential to eradicate the majority of cervical cancer.
18-Feb-2015 5:00 PM EST
Last fall, a local vintage-clothing collector, preparing for a move, graciously donated more than 200 pieces to the Department of Theatre — rack upon rack of dresses, skirts, bodices, hats, gloves, shoes, parasols, fans, a few men’s garments,...
17-Feb-2015 4:00 PM EST
When Strep Throat Is Something Else: Forgotten Bacterium Is the Cause of Many Severe Sore Throats in Young Adults
New research from UAB suggests that Fusobacterium necrophorum more often causes severe sore throats in young adults than streptococcus — the cause of the much better known strep throat. The findings, suggest physicians should consider F....
11-Feb-2015 9:00 AM EST
Antarctic research could reveal significant changes in continent’s ecology.
16-Feb-2015 4:00 PM EST
Unborn child diagnosed with rare syndrome when mom was five months’ pregnant; parents now prepare for difficult road ahead.
12-Feb-2015 12:00 PM EST
UAB test of the Eclipse System, published in Obstetrics & Gynecology, demonstrates success of first device to control fecal incontinence using a vaginal insert.
10-Feb-2015 12:00 PM EST
UAB Hospital is first in the United States to implant new Evaheart device as part of the US Pivotal Trial to test L-VAD for patients with severe congestive heart failure.
6-Feb-2015 1:00 PM EST
From secondary stroke prevention to alcohol consumption’s effect on stroke, UAB experts will cover various areas of the disease and will be available to provide expert comment.
10-Feb-2015 1:10 PM EST
UAB’s David Kimberlin, M.D., who also is president of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, urges parents to speak with their child’s doctor about immunizations.
27-Jan-2015 3:00 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