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2010-04-19 14:30:57

Simple tools developed by researchers in the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Department of Human Studies will help parents and teachers identify potential dangers on playgrounds and in gymnasiums and give them the means to lobby for safer conditions.

2010-04-19 09:32:59

Data gives solid, prognostic information to better manage colorectal cancer.

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2010-04-14 14:40:00

Researchers examine the educational and social effects of making one laptop per child available in selected classrooms, and the impact on student outcomes.

2010-04-09 08:00:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Research Institute today announced the winners of the Southern Research Institute 2009 Excellence Awards.

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2010-03-31 07:40:00

The age-old maxim "Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper" may in fact be the best advice to follow to prevent metabolic syndrome.

2010-03-02 08:57:00

LAKE FOREST, Ill., March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hospira, Inc.

2010-02-28 08:53:07

Two stroke-prevention procedures are safe and equally beneficial for men and women at risk for stroke, but the effectiveness does vary by age.

2010-02-26 10:00:27

Women given the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevention drug nevirapine to protect their fetus should not use an HIV-drug regimen that contains nevirapine for at least one year after childbirth, say researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).

2010-02-16 14:36:53

New research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) suggests that the ability of right side of the heart to pump blood may be an indication of the risk of death to heart-failure patients whose condition is caused by low function by the left side of their heart.

2010-02-09 14:30:58

New research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) says low potassium levels produce an increased risk of death or hospitalization in patients with heart failure and chronic kidney disease (CKD).


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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