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UAB spinoff receives $3 million in seed funding to develop probiotic formulations for lung health

A biomedical research company founded by a University of Alabama at Birmingham physician-scientist has received $3 million in seed funding.
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We Are Social’s Tuesday Tweakup #45

Instagram Live unveils options to mute and turn off video“You’re on mute” is a phrase now extending its reach to Instagram Live. The platform has announced it is adding new features that will allow users to mute their microphones and even turn their video off whilst using the app’s Live feature. This is to give hosts more flexibility during live streaming, avoiding annoying background chatter and clatter. A ‘video off’ experience also allows for easier multitasking, meaning you can listen to a L...
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UAB Dean Now President of American Surgical Association

The dean of the medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is taking over as president of the American Surgical Association.
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Alabama spring game has biggest crowd since pandemic began

The University of Alabama has set another record. On Saturday, the Crimson Tide hosted more than 47,000 for the football program’s...
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You are more likely to get a blood clot on birth-control pills than from the J&J vaccine - but not the same type of clot

A woman receives a Johnson & Johnson vaccine from nurse Gina Reed at a vaccination center at the Hilton Chicago O'Hare Airport Hotel in Chicago, Illinois, on March 5, 2021. Kamil Krzaczynski/AFP via Getty Images The CDC and FDA have recommended a pause in the rollout of J&J's COVID-19 vaccine. Of the 6.8 million Americans who got the shot, six women are known to have developed blood clots. Blood clots linked to birth-control pills are more common than that, but they're typical...
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Dolphins, DeVante and the Bama Fascination

The Miami Dolphins have been connected to University of Alabama prospects since the start of the so-called draft season Author: Publish date: Apr 7, 2021 * * * The 2021 NFL draft arrives and picture this for the Miami Dolphins: wide receiv
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Watch Jeopardy!, hosted by Aaron Rodgers, tips cap to University of Alabama

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was the guest host on Monday.
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'Things are not over, this is only the beginning,' DeVonta Smith says as weight question lingers

Devonta Smith has spent time quizzing former University of Alabama teammates Henry Ruggs and Jerry Jeudy about what to expect from the NFL and the draft process, so he had ... Click to Continue »
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DeVonta Smith and the Wide Receiver Draft Question

DeVonta Smith and the Wide Receiver Draft Question Miami Dolphins potential draft target DeVonta Smith took part in the Alabama Pro Day on Monday Author: Publish date: Mar 22, 2021 * * * The University of Alabama is such a prospect factory
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NFL Draft 2021: Alabama’s DeVonta Smith sheds light on his relationship with Eagles’ Jalen Hurts

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts played with wide receiver DeVonta Smith at the University of Alabama for two seasons.
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Joe Biden is still stuck in the 20th-century world

President Joe Biden, with Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Vice President Kamala Harris, speaks to the staff of the US State Department, February 4, 2021. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Shortly after taking office, President Joe Biden committed his administration's foreign policy to the pursuit of the US's "cherished democratic values." But Biden and his team appear wedded to 20th century narratives about the world and the US's role in it, writes Andrew Bacevich, president...
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UAB researchers find potential new pathway to treating radiation-resistant glioblastoma

Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have identified a potential new pathway to treating radiation-resistant glioblastoma, one of the most aggressive forms of brain cancer.
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Researchers discover new molecular target that could treat idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have identified a new molecular target that could potentially treat the deadly, aging-related lung disease idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).
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Targeting mechanosensitive protein could treat pulmonary fibrosis, study suggests

Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have identified a new molecular target that could potentially treat the deadly, aging-related lung disease idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). The study, which will be published March 10 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine (JEM), suggests that targeting a protein called MDM4 could prevent respiratory failure by initiating a genetic program that removes scar tissue from the lungs.
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Fanatics Live with Tua Tagovailoa Video & Recap

"Tua" became a household name quickly during his time as quarterback for The University of Alabama. As the 5th overall pick of the 2020 NFL Draft, Tua Tagovailoa went to the Miami Dolphins and is already off to make an impact. On Monday eve
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Audit Finds $307,000 Missing From UAB Parking; 2 Fired

A state report shows two workers were fired after more than $300,000 was discovered missing from parking machines at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
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Alabama Researchers Working on Robots to Be Used by Police

Researchers at the University of Alabama are working on affordable robots that police could use to communicate with each other or with crime suspects or the public.
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Alabama University Removes Wallace Name From Building

The University of Alabama at Birmingham has removed the name of four-term governor and presidential candidate George C.
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George Wallace's Name to Be Removed From Campus Building

Education officials have voted to remove former Gov. George Wallace's name from a building on the campus of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
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There was no election fraud

An associate professor of political science at the University of Alabama says there was no fraud in the 2020 election
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Light-induced twisting of Weyl nodes switches on giant electron current

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory and collaborators at Brookhaven National Laboratory and the University of Alabama at Birmingham have discovered a new light-induced switch that twists the crystal lattice of the material, switching on a giant electron current that appears to be nearly dissipationless.
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Metformin drug decreases mortality rate in COVID-19 patients with type 2 diabetes

Use of the diabetes drug metformin -- before a diagnosis of COVID-19 -- is associated with a threefold decrease in mortality in COVID-19 patients with Type 2 diabetes, according to a racially diverse study at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
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Metformin use reduces risk of death for patients with COVID-19 and diabetes

Use of the diabetes drug metformin -- before a diagnosis of COVID-19 -- is associated with a threefold decrease in mortality in COVID-19 patients with Type 2 diabetes, according to a racially diverse study at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Diabetes is a significant comorbidity for COVID-19. This beneficial effect remained, even after correcting for age, sex, race, obesity, and hypertension or chronic kidney disease and heart failure.
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Covid-19: Alabama crowds ignore coronavirus to celebrate championship

Fans of the University of Alabama football team gathered in the streets of Tuscaloosa, ignoring social distancing.
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Huge crowds ignore Covid to celebrate win

Fans of the University of Alabama football team gathered in the streets of Tuscaloosa, ignoring social distancing.
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I felt totally fine after my first COVID-19 shot, but the second dose was rough. Here's a timeline of my side effects and why I still think you should get the shot.

Joy Henningsen receiving the second dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on January 7. Joy Henningsen Dr. Joy Henningsen is a diagnostic radiologist at the Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center and a clinical assistant professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.  She received the on December 17 and the second dose on January 7 at the Birmingham VA Medical Center.  Although she experienced no side effects following the first shot, about six hours after the second dose Hennin...
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I felt totally fine after my first COVID-19 shot, but the second dose was rough. Here's what I did to manage the side effects and why I still think you should get the shot.

Joy Henningsen receiving the second dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on January 7. Joy Henningsen Dr. Joy Henningsen is a diagnostic radiologist at the Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center and a clinical assistant professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.  She received the on December 17 and the second dose on January 7 at the Birmingham VA Medical Center.  Although she experienced no side effects following the first shot, about six hours after the second dose Hennin...
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How Utah Is Confronting Its Gun Suicide Epidemic

Ian Ayres and Fredrick Vars The stress, isolation, and economic displacement of the pandemic combined with the spike in gun sales – especially to new gun owners -- has created a toxic cocktail that will likely lead to a surge in gun suicides.   In normal times, we lose more than 20,000 Americans each year to gun suicide.   But a CDC surveytells us a whopping 10.7% of adults seriously considered suicide in June.​​​​​​ And more and more Americans have a ready means to take their own lives –...
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It’s official: Pasadena will allow Rose Bowl name to be used in Texas, but just this once

The Pasadena City Council will allow the College Football Playoff semifinal in Texas to call itself the “Rose Bowl Game,” marking just the second time in history that the Rose Bowl won’t be played in Pasadena — something city officials hope won’t happen again. Citing an unprecedented global pandemic — one that’s only accelerating in Southern California — city officials said they agreed to allow the Tournament of Roses to relocate the Rose Bowl Game to Texas, but said the game “will not relocate ...
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It’s official: Pasadena will allow Rose Bowl name to be used in Texas, just this once

The Pasadena City Council will allow the College Football Playoff semifinal in Texas to call itself the “Rose Bowl Game,” marking just the second time in history that the Rose Bowl won’t be played in Pasadena — something city officials hope won’t happen again. Citing an unprecedented global pandemic — one that’s only accelerating in Southern California — city officials said they agreed to allow the Tournament of Roses to relocate the Rose Bowl Game to Texas, but said the game “will not relocate ...
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