UAB Study Identifies Pathway That May Cause Seizures and Shorten Survival for Patients with Severe Brain Tumors
Researchers at UAB have identified a chemical pathway that may be associated with seizures and shorter patient survival in some patients with malignant glioma, the most common and deadly form of brain tumor. The researchers suggest that a...
27-May-2015 2:05 PM EDT
Two children die each day in the United States as a result of poisoning. UAB child safety expert David Schwebel, Ph.D., works to prevent this from occurring.
26-May-2015 12:05 PM EDT
New research from UAB shows that high-heeled-shoe-related injuries doubled between 2002 and 2012. The frequency and severity of those injuries were sufficient to make the investigators suggest that wearing the appropriate shoes for the appropriate...
21-May-2015 11:05 AM EDT
The combination of two drugs — an investigational drug used in conjunction with an already FDA-approved medication — improved lung function in patients with one form of cystic fibrosis, according to two new studies.
18-May-2015 9:05 AM EDT
Three million cases of skin cancer could be prevented annually by avoiding ultraviolet light. UAB experts share how to pick out the proper UV-protection and use it effectively.
13-May-2015 10:05 AM EDT
There were only two comprehensive clinics in the world for TM until UAB opened the third multidisciplinary, comprehensive clinic for transverse myelitis. It will combine physicians and other medical professionals from multiple disciplines in caring...
12-May-2015 3:05 PM EDT
Newly Funded Research Effort Aims to Improve Quality of Life for Women Undergoing Surgery for Endometrial Cancer with Symptomatic Pelvic Floor Disorders
Three-year, $2 million PCORI grant will give UAB caregivers an opportunity to develop surgical protocols that enhance coordination of care and improve quality of life for women with endometrial cancer.
11-May-2015 5:05 PM EDT
Research published in The American Journal of Medicine reports that gender disparities in income aren’t a problem just for women in medium- and lower-wage positions
11-May-2015 5:05 PM EDT
19-May-2015 2:05 PM EDT
New graduates and students hoping to find a job or choose a career can increase their chances by heeding the advice of professional career planners. Specialists in Career and Professional Development at the University of Alabama at Birmingham share...
6-May-2015 2:05 PM EDT
More jobs are offered this spring for new grads, but students still in school should prepare for the job hunt before they graduate, says Joy Jones with UAB Career and Professional Development.
5-May-2015 2:05 PM EDT
Michael Saag, M.D., spreads message from first book to TEDxBirmingham attendees; says three lessons can help enact change.
16-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT
First impressions matter, so keep your social media accounts and your reputation clean and classy when searching for a job.
27-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT
Internships are today’s entry-level jobs, and at least 65 percent of students who intern receive job offers. Here are pointers on how to secure one.
11-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT
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