Traci Bratton

Traci Bratton

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"The proceeds for Season Five will ensure that UAB is on the cutting edge of finding patient-centered outcomes for aging populations," Cynthia Brown, M.D., director of the Comprehensive Center for Healthy Aging, says.
UAB neuroscientist Karen Gamble said Thursday that research has shown that people who are night owls have a more difficult time adjusting to moving the clock forward one hour in the March than early morning people. She said turning back the clock in November has less impact on people.
Carol Rosenstiel, O.D., is an optometrist who is the chief of the contact lens service in the UAB Department of Ophthalmology. Rosenstiel specializes in using contact lenses to correct severe vision issues, particularly in cases like Henson's, where surgery or eyeglasses are not an option.
"Most pulmonary hypertension doctors believe that prostanoid analogs are one of the key therapies for pulmonary hypertension," said Robert Bourge, MD, from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Nail fungal disorders are one of the most common problems seen by dermatologists. Although treatments have been available for decades, the best we seem to achieve is about a 50 percent cure rate.
"Twenty-five percent of the proteins we fly in space produce the best crystallographic data when compared to their earth-grown counterparts," said Dr. Larry DeLucas, director of the Center for Macromolecular Crystallography at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
"Typically, symptoms of the flu start with sudden onset of fever, fatigue, chills, muscle aches and pains, headaches, and dry cough. It then progresses to sore throat, congestion, runny nose, and cough. Symptoms usually last for 3-7 days," said Catherine Hough-Telford, a fellow in the University of Alabama at Birmingham Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases. "To prevent you or your child from getting the flu, get the flu vaccine annually."
This effort is important because stroke is the fourth-leading cause of death in the United States, according Dr. Michael Lyerly, a stroke doctor at The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). "It is a pretty big public health concern," he said. "Every 40 seconds, someone in the U.S. has a stroke," Lyerly said.
Dr. Craig Wilson, professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Director of the Sparkman Center for Global Health gave a lecture yesterday afternoon at the Ryals School of Public Health on the broad history of the Ebola virus across the world.
"Across three decades and in many roles, Dr. Kahn has touched nearly every aspect of this university," said UAB President Dr. Ray L. Watts.
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