Addiction program focuses on caring for women with substance use disorders while pregnant
Women with substance use disorders now have a comprehensive care program at UAB to help navigate prenatal and postpartum care.
Written on October 23, 2017 Read 33 times
Breast cancer: Early detection saves lives
Surgeon at UAB believes in making breast cancer awareness an issue year-round to help save lives through early detection.
Written on October 20, 2017 Read 114 times
Last unknown structure of HIV-1 solved, another step in efforts to disarm the AIDS virus
This structure will further explain how the virus infects human cells and how progeny viruses are assembled, and it may be a point of attack to disarm the virus.
Written on October 20, 2017 Read 153 times
UAB School of Medicine honors the EyeSight Foundation of Alabama
The ESFA was founded in 1997 after the sale of the Callahan Eye Hospital to UAB, and has a mission of awarding grants to nonprofits conducting vision research, education and patient care.
Written on October 20, 2017 Read 109 times
UAB Hospital named among top breast centers in the U.S.
UAB Hospital has received a 2017 Women’s Choice Award for being one of America’s Best Breast Centers in the United States.
Written on October 20, 2017 Read 103 times
‘Easy inspiration’ sparks Medical Properties Trust $2.5 million gift to UAB’s Comprehensive Diabetes Center
The $2.5 million gift from Medical Properties Trust begins a campaign that will ultimately raise $7.5 million in resources to expand and accelerate the center’s research efforts.
Written on October 18, 2017 Read 161 times
Mona Fouad elected to National Academy of Medicine
Fouad has worked to establish the validity of health disparities as a national scientific research priority.
Written on October 18, 2017 Read 674 times
Saving hearts after a heart attack: Overexpression of a cell-cycle activator gene enhances repair of dead heart muscle
Overexpression of CCND2 increased growth and division of grafted heart muscle cells, resulting in better heart function and decreased size of dead tissue.
Written on October 17, 2017 Read 165 times
Plant-based diet converts breast cancer in mice from lethal to treatable form
Researchers use compounds found in a combination plant-based diet to successfully prevent and treat ER-negative breast cancer in mice.
Written on October 17, 2017 Read 236 times
UAB announces an expansion, giving it the fastest supercomputer in Alabama by far
UAB now has far and away the fastest supercomputer in Alabama, accelerating the volume and speed at which transformational education, research and medical care can occur.
Written on October 17, 2017 Read 170 times
Studies to see if antihypertensive drugs can improve mobility in older adults
A UAB researcher is investigating antihypertensive drugs in search of those that not only treat high blood pressure, but also boost mobility and independence in older Americans.
Written on October 16, 2017 Read 210 times
A dietary supplement dampens the brain hyperexcitability seen in seizures or epilepsy
These results, seen in animal models, represent a potentially novel therapeutic target for the treatment of seizure disorders.
Written on October 16, 2017 Read 278 times
What’s making you sick: an in-depth look at food-borne illnesses
A UAB Infectious Diseases physician discusses bacteria found in food-borne illnesses and why you should wash your hands.
Written on October 16, 2017 Read 171 times
UAB hosts Blood Equality Medical Advisory Board to discuss changes in current blood donation policy regarding gay men
Leaders in HIV research and treatment gather at UAB to address laws that prohibit gay men from donating blood.
Written on October 12, 2017 Read 264 times
Kertesz article named ‘most downloaded of all time’ by Substance Abuse
An article written by Division of Preventive Medicine Professor Stefan Kertesz, M.D., calls for better understanding, policy and treatment for opioid addiction.
Written on October 12, 2017 Read 467 times
Orthopaedic Surgery to become 27th department in the School of Medicine
The Division of Orthopaedic Surgery in the Department of Surgery became the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery on October 1, 2017.
Written on October 11, 2017 Read 396 times
Portnoy to speak at the 2017 Susan Roberts Dubay Endowed Lecture
Daniel A. Portnoy, Ph.D., one of the world’s foremost experts on Listeria monocytogenes, will speak at the 2017 Susan Roberts Dubay Endowed Lecture on Nov. 7.
Written on October 11, 2017 Read 341 times
Women’s quality of life affected more than that of men with myasthenia gravis
A UAB researcher’s work on gender and quality of life in myasthenia gravis has been named the top abstract at a major neuromuscular disease professional meeting.
Written on October 11, 2017 Read 313 times
Translational researchers at UAB received a $6.5 million grant to further investigate gout and associated diseases
Four multidisciplinary studies will focus on genetics and associated mechanisms of hyperuricemia gout, an inflammatory arthritis.
Written on October 09, 2017 Read 436 times
A need for bananas? Dietary potassium regulates calcification of arteries
Low dietary potassium leads to calcified arteries and aortic stiffness, while increased dietary potassium alleviates those undesirable effects in a mouse model, suggesting dietary potassium may protect against heart disease and death from heart disease in humans.
Written on October 05, 2017 Read 655 times