Latest University of Alabama at Birmingham Stories

2009-09-22 13:18:21

University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) researchers exploring strategies for conserving the Diamondback Terrapin along Alabama's Dauphin Island coastline are working to keep the once-celebrated turtle off the endangered species list.

2009-09-22 07:29:10

Inability to handle financial transactions or manage money may be an early indicator that a person with mild memory problems soon is likely to develop Alzheimer's disease.

2009-09-09 14:18:48

University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) researchers have found that the cost of preventive antibiotic tuberculosis (TB) therapy for patients infected by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is generally less expensive than the reported cost of treating newly confirmed TB cases.

2009-08-24 08:07:00

VILNIUS, Lithuania, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The top management of UAB Dujotekana, represented by Mr. Rimandas Stonys, Mr. Piotras Vojeika and Dr. Jevgenij Kostin, participated in the Global Business Leadership Council's trip to Israel from August 10 to August 13, 2009.

2009-08-21 12:20:00

A new study suggests that a lack of sunshine may cloud memory and other thinking or "cognitive" functions in some people with depression, Reuters reported.

2009-08-11 16:28:01

Most older drivers are unaware of the potential impact on driving performance associated with taking medications, according to new research from the Center for Injury Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).

2009-08-06 10:24:02

The study found that parents recognized only 47 percent of the safety hazards placed inside a home setting.

2009-07-22 14:23:06

Researchers at Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University, contributed key comparative data for a landmark study showing African wild chimpanzees infected with simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), an HIV-1-like virus, die prematurely and develop hallmarks of HIV-1 infection and AIDS.

2009-07-20 09:45:00

VILNIUS, Lithuania, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The top management of UAB "Dujotekana," including Rimandas Stonys, President, Piotras Vojeika, Vice President, and Dr. Jevgenij Kostin, Strategic Advisor, met with Rebecca Dunham, Political and Economic Section Chief and her colleagues at the U.S.

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.

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  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.