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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

Guidelines Agree: Most Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease Should Take Statins

UAB researchers compared two sets of guidelines to ascertain if people with chronic kidney disease should take statins to reduce high cholesterol levels linked to cardiovascular disease.
13-Nov-2014 7:30 PM EST

Diabetic Eye Screenings via Telemedicine Show Value for Underserved Communities


Eye screenings via medicine of people with diabetes in underserved communities revealed that one in five had early stage diabetic retinopathy, according to a new study by a research consortium including investigators at UAB.
12-Nov-2014 11:00 AM EST

Secrets in Stone: Art Historian Cracks the Code of an Ancient Temple


For 13 centuries, the Virupaksha Temple in Pattadakal has been one of the most recognizable landmarks in Indian art—a towering layer cake of elaborate, hand-carved friezes populated by a bevy of Hindu deities and symbols. Now Cathleen Cummings,...
12-Nov-2014 3:40 PM EST

DOD Grant to Fund UAB Rehabilitation Therapy for Wounded Warriors

Injured military personnel to benefit from unique set of therapies offered at UAB.
10-Nov-2014 4:00 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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