Birmingham Newswire

Birmingham Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Birmingham, AL.

Results 1 - 20 of 202 for "u:newswise.com" in Birmingham, AL

  1. $2 Million Grant Awarded to UAB to Continue Eye Care ResearchRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 8 | Newswise

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The University of Alabama at Birmingham has been awarded a $2.94 million National Eye Institute Center Core Grant to support and enhance the 15 eligible R01 grants in the UAB School of Optometry and Department of Ophthalmology .

    Comment?

  2. Four New NSF Grants -- Three in Neuroscience -- Deepen UAB's Research Portfolio, Forge CollaborationsRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 7 | Newswise

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Four teams of University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers have been awarded National Science Foundation grants totaling $5.4 million meant to stimulate competitive research in regions of the country that are less able to compete for these research funds.

    Comment?

  3. CBD Oil May Reduce Frequency and Severity of Epileptic Seizures, According to UAB FindingsRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 3 | Newswise

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Cannabidiol oil, also known as CBD oil, reduces the frequency and severity of seizures in children and adults with severe, intractable epilepsy, according to findings presented by researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham at the American Epilepsy Society 70th Annual Meeting.

    Comment?

  4. Surgery or Not - UAB Physician Says the Health Care System and...Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 1 | Newswise

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Through a unique international collaboration, researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and across the world have assessed how abdominal aortic aneurysm is treated in eleven countries across three continents.

    Comment?

  5. UAB Physician Retools the Case for Housing First to End HomelessnessRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Newswise

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine led by UAB physician Stefan Kertesz, M.D., addresses the idea of first offering housing to chronically homeless persons, even if it is not a cost-saver.

    Comment?

  6. UAB Celebrates World AIDS Day 2016 and 30 Years of Research in the Clinical Trials NetworkRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Newswise

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The AIDS Clinical Trials Group Network and the University of Alabama at Birmingham 's 1917 Clinic celebrate 30 years of AIDS research Dec. 2, just one day after World AIDS Day 2016.

    Comment?

  7. Elewski Chosen to Lead UAB's Department of DermatologyRead the original story

    Monday Nov 28 | Newswise

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Boni E. Elewski , M.D., an international leader in fungal and psoriasis research and dermatological clinical trials, has been named the new chair of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Dermatology .

    Comment?

  8. National Cancer Institute Awards Major Contract to Southern ResearchRead the original story

    Monday Nov 28 | Newswise

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Nov. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Research has been awarded a new, five-year Indefinite-Delivery Indefinite-Quantity contract from the National Cancer Institute to investigate the pharmacokinetic properties of antitumor and other therapeutic agents of interest to the Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis under NCI contract HHSN261201600021I. RFP number N02CM67000-11 was issued under full and open competition, which resulted in five IDIQ awards.

    Comment?

  9. Osteoporosis Patient Advocates Fight for Increased DXA Scan ReimbursementsRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 22 | Newswise

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Hip fractures increased in the United States since 2012 following a reduction in the reimbursement rates for dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry scans, which led to fewer DXA scans being administered to diagnose osteoporosis and estimate fracture risks in patients.

    Comment?

  10. UAB Physician Calls for Better Understanding, Policy and Treatment for Opioid AddictionRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 22 | Newswise

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The U.S. opioid epidemic has evolved so much in the last four years that current federal policy responses risk diminishing returns in saving human lives, according to a new peer-reviewed perspective by University of Alabama at Birmingham Associate Professor of Preventive medicine Stefan Kertesz, M.D. His perspective was published online in the addiction journal Substance Abuse.

    Comment?

  11. UAB Case Study Chronicles First Brain Bleed Tied to Energy DrinksRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 22 | Newswise

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Investigators at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have presented the first case study of a patient experiencing a hemorrhagic stroke - a brain bleed - following consumption of an energy drink.

    Comment?

  12. UAB Study Finds Yoga Is Relatively Safe, but Know Your LimitsRead the original story

    Friday Nov 18 | Newswise

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Participating in yoga is relatively safe, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham who conducted the first large-scale examination of yoga-related injuries.

    Comment?

  13. David Cooper, World Renowned Xenotransplantation Researcher, Joins UABRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 17 | Newswise

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - David K.C. Cooper, M.D., Ph.D., a pioneering xenotransplantation researcher and heart transplant surgeon, joined the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine on Nov. 1 as the co-director of UAB's Xenotransplantation Program.

    Comment?

  14. International HIV Symposium Comes to BirminghamRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 17 | Newswise

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Researchers and advocates from around the world will gather at the University of Alabama at Birmingham for the Inter-Center for AIDS Research Symposium on Dec. 6-7 to explore cutting-edge research focused on HIV and its effect on women.

    Comment?

  15. Southern Research Awarded $500,000 U.S. Department of Commerce Grant...Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 17 | Newswise

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - November 17, 2016 - Southern Research announced today the Alliance for Innovative Medical Technology has won a grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce to expand its proof-of-concept program.

    Comment?

  16. Curb your appetite and avoid overeating this holiday seasonRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 17 | Newswise

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Holidays like Thanksgiving are a time when overindulging in homemade dishes is encouraged, but what happens to the body after the plates have been cleaned? It is estimated the average American consumes more than three times the daily number of recommended calories on Thanksgiving Day, when the temptation to eat high-calorie food is everywhere.

    Comment?

  17. How a Mediterranean-Style Diet May Reduce Heart Failure in the AgedRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 16 | Newswise

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - In mouse experiments, University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers have shown how aging and excess dietary fat create signals that lead to heart failure after a heart attack.

    Comment?

  18. UAB Receives Grant to Better Serve Those with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Central AlabamaRead the original story

    Monday Nov 14 | Newswise

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - One of three Alabama Regional Autism Networks has openend at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Civitan-Sparks Clinics to empower persons af all ages and all levels of functioning who have an autism spectrum disorder, as well as their families.

    Comment?

  19. How Internal Circadian Clocks in Neurons Encode External Daily Rhythms of ExcitabilityRead the original story

    Monday Nov 14 | Newswise

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Molecular clocks in cells throughout the body control many physiologic changes in a 24-hour day/night circadian rhythm - among them the timing of sleep and wakefulness.

    Comment?

  20. Antibody Supresses HIV in Infected IndividualsRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2016 | Newswise

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The administration of VRC01, a potent and broadly neutralizing HIV-specific antibody, is safe, is well-tolerated, generated high plasma concentrations and modestly delayed the return of HIV viral rebound in HIV-1 infected individuals after they stopped receiving antiretroviral therapy, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine by researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham , the National Institutes of Health and the University of Pennsylvania Penn Center for AIDS Research.

    Comment?

Birmingham Job Listings
View or post Birmingham job listings on Topix.
Birmingham Real Estate
News, listings, and foreclosures in Birmingham from Topix.
Birmingham Mortgages
Find mortgage rates in Birmingham on Topix.