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.
Clinician says those with diabetes should receive the flu vaccine and not the mist, which is not safe for diabetics.
Mitochondrial DNA determines oxidant levels and may further explain why some people get sick and others don’t.
A UAB study discovers a pathway used by malignant tumor cells to invade healthy parts of the brain, giving researchers a fresh target for drug discovery.
A grant will establish the new Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia and Parkinson’s Disease Centers of Excellence at UAB and two other medical centers.
A clinical review from geriatricians urges primary care physicians to take a more aggressive role in ascertaining the mobility of their older patients.
A new study found chronic alcohol use may interfere with the genetic clocks in liver cells to accelerate liver damage.
Leaders in obesity research and clinical care will provide scientific insight, consumer wellness information and expert spokespersons for the media.
S. Louis Bridges Jr., M.D., Ph.D., will succeed Robert P. Kimberly, M.D., as director of the Comprehensive Arthritis, Musculoskeletal & Autoimmunity Center.