A UAB-led survey compared experiences of patient care at two homeless-tailored clinics, and at three facilities providing standard primary care in mainstream clinics.
The new program will tackle cases where a diagnosis has not been made despite extensive efforts by the referring physician.
Fast, inexpensive gene sequencing needed to make possible personalized medicine.
Grant will allow researchers to study novel therapies for pulmonary fibrosis, a deadly lung disease with no approved treatments.
Yang’s research focuses on a new class of drug – PARP inhibitors – that interfere with a cancer cell’s ability to repair DNA damage, hastening cell death.
Drug-eluting stents pose no greater risk of major heart attack following non-cardiac surgery than bare metal stents.

Studies zero in on potential biomarkers in muscle tissue for Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Patients in estrogen trial had fewer poor results, and in post-intervention there was a significant decrease in breast cancer.
Mitochondrial DNA determines oxidant levels and may further explain why some people get sick and others don’t.
From The Mix: A recent study found that, along with triggering inflammation, TNF-alpha also blocks the engulfment and removal of dying cells.