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New Microscopes to Position UA as Leader in Materials Characterization

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A suite of new instruments focused on understanding materials will give The University of Alabama an elite platform while expanding opportunities for students.

December 4, 2022

UA-Led Study Results in Dietary Guideline of Bioactive Food Compound

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An apple a day can keep the doctor away according to an international study spearheaded by a UA faculty member.

November 7, 2022

New MRI Research Facility at UA Ready for Transformative Research

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The next breakthrough in human development and health research could come from The University of Alabama. 

October 25, 2022

UA Leading Investigation Into Alternative Pain Treatment

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The research is exploring minuscule doses of a potent toxin to treat pain without opioids or nerve-block injections.

August 26, 2022

UA Develops Behavioral Health App for State

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The new mobile app offers critical information and resources related to mental health and substance use disorders.

July 21, 2022

UA, Harvard Researchers Identify Potential Parkinson’s Therapeutic

Researchers at The University of Alabama were part of a national investigation that identified a new candidate therapeutic target for Parkinson’s Disease, according to recently published results.

June 15, 2022

Equitable Care Path Reduces Disparity in Sport-Related Concussions

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While previous work indicates Black patients of sports-related concussions suffer worse outcomes and receive lesser-quality care, a new study involving The University of Alabama shows that racial disparity is greatly reduced with equitable resources...

April 22, 2022

Want to be Happier? Plan a Vacation

According to research done at The University of Alabama, planning a vacation improves your overall happiness.

March 29, 2022

UA to Manage Remediation of Health Hazards in Black Belt Homes

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UA SafeState and the Alabama Life Research Institute are managing a project remove environmental and safety hazards from some of Alabama’s vulnerable and underserved communities.

March 23, 2022

UA Technology to Aid National Nutrition Study

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A wearable device that tracks diet developed by researchers at The University of Alabama will be used as part of a study of individual nutritional responses.

February 15, 2022

UA Center to Address Substance Use Disorders and Health Equity

The University of Alabama will be home to a new research center dedicated to the prevention, treatment and management of substance use disorders.

February 9, 2022

UA Part of Research Into Racial Disparity in Infant Mortality

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Researchers at the University of Alabama are partners in a statewide effort to tackle racial disparity in infant mortality in Alabama.

January 20, 2022

UA, State Partner to Train First Responders on Mental Health Awareness

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UA social work experts are partnering with state agencies to train first responders to identify, understand and respond to signs of substance use disorders and mental illnesses.

December 21, 2021

UA-led Project to Improve Patient Care in Rural Alabama

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With about $1.8 million in funding, The University of Alabama is leading an effort to significantly increase the emergency telemedicine capabilities in rural Alabama.

December 1, 2021

Despite Lingering Pandemic, State Businesses Remain Optimistic

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While not as confident in the economic outlook as they were earlier this year, state business leaders remain optimistic in growth through year’s end, according to the latest quarterly survey by The University of...

October 12, 2021