To prevent heart failure and restore heart function, researchers will work to create a bioengineered, human heart-tissue patch that is large, standardized and highly functional. This preclinical work will be supported by a seven-year grant just...
21-Sep-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
A UAB-crowdfunded study to provide naloxone kits to family and friends of at-risk opioid users has distributed more than 100 kits and has seen nine overdose reversals since it began in November 2015.
20-Sep-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Cells use specific proteins that help the cell remember what collection of genes needs to be turned on again after cell division. Removing these transcriptional bookmarks may be a key to better reprogramming of human fibroblasts to create induced...
19-Sep-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Complications of diabetes can lead to blindness, yet only 29.9 percent of diabetic patients studied adhered to recommendations to have an eye examination.
16-Sep-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
The BrightFocus Foundation has awarded a glaucoma research grant of more than $149,000 to J. Crawford Downs, Ph.D., of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, for his work on a new wireless system to measure and control fluid pressure around the...
15-Sep-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Exercise is a key to better health, and UAB is teaming up with local partners to encourage people to get outside and be active in their local parks.
14-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Amounts of a microRNA are significantly elevated in the brains of experimental rats with induced depression, in the post-death brains of humans diagnosed with major depressive disorder and in peripheral blood serum from living patients with MDD.
9-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Clinical and epidemiological data are combined with sociology and anthropology to better understand preterm birth in the United States compared to Canada, the United Kingdom and other Western European countries.
8-Sep-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
29-Aug-2016 4:05 PM EDT
High mosquito and human population densities, combined with mosquito breeding conditions, are the central cause for Zika virus.
30-Jun-2016 10:05 AM EDT
Zika and pregnancy expert available: Why Savannah Guthrie made the right to choice to forgo Rio Olympics
7-Jun-2016 3:05 PM EDT
A UAB physician provides information on risks, recommendations and effects of Zika virus for pregnant women.
3-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT
17-May-2016 3:05 PM EDT
Evacuation From Wildfire Just the Beginning, Psychological Impact Could Have Long Term Consequences Says UAB Expert
11-May-2016 9:05 AM EDT
9-May-2016 11:05 PM EDT
Adam Gordon, O.D., discusses blue light, including the lack of clinical evidence in advertisements overstating dangers, as well as the effects of blue light on sleep and eye discomfort.
25-Apr-2016 3:05 PM EDT