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Voice Center Offers Screenings to Students Pursuing Singing Careers

This recent Saturday clinic, at which 11 students were examined, was part of an annual free screening the UAB Voice Center offers to students in the voice program, part of the UAB College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Music.
23-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Highlights Risks of Sepsis

A new study from researchers at UAB analyzing three different methods for characterizing sepsis has helped to illustrate the risk of death or severe illness attributable to the condition. The study is one the most comprehensive studies of the burden...
20-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Genetic Clues to Kidney Disease Uncovered


Using international genomic studies backed by proof-of-concept cell experiments, researchers have identified two genes that contribute to the chronic kidney disease glomerulonephritis.
16-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UAB Professor Uses Latest Virtual Reality Technology to Improve Access to Pedestrian Safety Education

A new mobile virtual reality system helps children learn to cross streets safely.
16-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Why Heart Attacks Can Happen to Anyone


A heart attack can happen even if to those who are relatively young and fit, and genetics can play a role.
16-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Braces Clinical Trial Sheds Metal Brackets


Inflatable braces? A new clinical trial at the UAB School of Dentistry is hoping to make metal braces a thing of the past.
14-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Examines Susceptibility to Cyberattacks Through Brain Activity, Eye Gaze


UAB doctoral student Ajaya Neupane awarded highly competitive $50,000 fellowship to continue research using neuroimaging devices to examine internet users’ susceptibility to cyberattacks.
14-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Cell Growth Impeded by Endostatin


Endostatin, a naturally occurring protein in humans, can significantly decrease proliferation of castration-resistant prostate cells in culture, and researchers describe the physiological pathways and signaling evoked by endostatin.
10-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Op Ed: Climate Change Is Evident in Antarctica

Jim McClintock, Ph.D., author of Lost Antarctica and endowed university professor of polar and marine biology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, provides thoughts on the visible signs of glaciers disintegrating in real-time in Antarctica.
10-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EST

How to Keep an Infant Safe While Flying: Plan Ahead, Think Ahead, Go Ahead


3-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EST

Expert Available to Talk About Heart Attacks Associated with Spring Daylight Saving Time.


27-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST

Pro-Vaccine Expert Available- It's Safe, Effective and SAVES LIVES

11-Jan-2017 12:05 PM EST

Diabetes Prevention Expert From UAB Available for Comment on JAMA Healthcare Dollars Article


29-Dec-2016 10:05 AM EST

Nutrition and Wellness Expert From the University of Alabama at Birmingham Is Available to Offer Tips for Starting the New Year Healthy


21-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST

From Transplant Lab Worker to Donor, Alabama Man Becomes Part of UAB’s World-Record Kidney Chain

Divyank Saini is one of 17 UAB employees who interpret lab samples to determine whether living - and deceased -donor transplants are possible. But Saini wanted to do more, and he did, becoming a donor in the world’s longest kidney transplant chain.
21-Dec-2016 9:00 AM EST

UAB Performs Deep South’s First HIV-Positive Kidney Transplant From HIV-Positive Deceased Donor


Mississippi man transplanted at UAB is only the eighth HIV-positive to HIV-positive transplant recipient in the United States since implementation of the HOPE Act.
13-Dec-2016 5:00 PM EST

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