Kerry Stein plays golf recreationally and participates annually in the UAB School of Optometry tournament to support the needs of the school — needs he understands well as a staunch supporter who happens to be blind.
4/23/2014 10:00 AM EDT
African-Americans have higher obesity rates than do whites, and while socioeconomic status is often believed to be the root cause, a new UAB study suggests other factors should be considered.
4/16/2014 3:55 PM EDT
A new study from UAB highlights why fibrotic diseases — diseases that feature fibrosis or scarring of organ tissue — are typically associated with aging.
Fibrosis, the formation of fibrous scar tissue in response to injury, is part of the...
4/9/2014 2:00 PM EDT
Calling it the most under-reimbursed major disease in America, two endocrinology societies announced an evidence-based, multidimensional, comprehensive framework to combat the nation’s obesity epidemic today. Meeting in Washington, D.C., the...
4/8/2014 4:25 PM EDT
Researchers at UAB report a genetically engineered herpes simplex viral therapy is safe when used in conjunction with radiation in the treatment of malignant gliomas, one of the most deadly forms of brain cancer.
The virus, G207, is a modified...
4/7/2014 2:25 PM EDT
Nearly half of people living with HIV experience cognitive deficits that may impact instrumental activities of daily living, including driving, according to University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing research published in the March issue...
4/2/2014 7:30 AM EDT
The AHA/ACC formulas for heart attack and stroke risk released in November were described as overpredicting a patient’s risk, but the latest findings published in JAMA suggest otherwise.
3/28/2014 12:00 PM EDT
UAB professor Chris Kyle maintains among the first of its kind high-tech mapping at violence in Mexico.
3/28/2014 3:00 PM EDT
3/28/2014 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.
3/21/2014 12:00 PM EDT
Flooding could be severe this spring. Emergency physician and disaster preparedness expert Dr. Sarah Nafziger says be ready.
3/19/2014 10:55 AM EDT
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...
2/21/2014 5:00 PM EST
UAB will contribute newsworthy presentations, and it has a number of experts available to weigh in on the news coming out of the conference.
2/12/2014 11:00 AM EST
1/31/2014 2:00 PM EST
Alan S. Gertler, M.D., associate professor of medicine in UAB’s Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and part of UAB’s Heart & Vascular Service.
12/30/2013 4:55 PM EST
Anath Shalev, M.D., director of the UAB Comprehensive Diabetes Center. Shalev is an internationally recognized authority in endocrinology, pancreatic beta-cell biology and the pathophysiology of diabetes.
12/30/2013 4:50 PM EST