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2009-07-18 07:59:57

A protein in influenza virus that helps it multiply also damages lung epithelial cells, causing fluid buildup in the lungs, according to new research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and Southern Research Institute.

2009-07-06 13:10:00

Patients with atrial fibrillation, common in those with advanced chronic heart failure, have an increased risk of hospitalization due to heart failure, according to new research from researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham

2009-06-25 09:28:25

A new three-dimensional computer protein map is helping researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) unravel the biological pathways that control brain-cell death after a stroke.

2009-06-17 10:29:00

NEW YORK and WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Top officials of UAB "Dujotekana", one of the leading energy companies in Lithuania, recently visited Washington, DC and New York for a series of working meetings with the US Administration. Rimandas Stonys (President), Piotras Vojeika (Vice President), and Dr.

2009-05-07 09:47:05

Contact lenses are great for sight, but do they have an impact on general eye health? Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Optometry are working to answer that question by analyzing tears.

2009-02-24 12:54:56

That first "mini-stroke" may be more of a benign event for women than men, according to researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and Yale University.

2009-02-03 15:05:11

Exposure to second-hand smoke and alcohol significantly raises the risk of liver disease, according to researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).

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2009-01-27 08:56:56

Sergi Vaquer, Doctor of Medicine from the UAB, and Arnau Rabadán, an industrial engineering student from the UPC, together with three teams from Norway, Germany and the United Kingdom, will participate in the ESA “Fly your Thesis!” program, an opportunity for PhD and master’s degree students from across Europe to design, build, and carry out a scientific experiment in microgravity.

2009-01-08 17:43:58

Southerners die from stroke more than in any other U.S. region, but exactly why that happens is unknown. A new report by researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and the University of Vermont underscores that geographic and racial differences are not the sole reasons behind the South's higher stroke death rate.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).