Traci Bratton

Traci Bratton

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Over the past decade, cancer programs have made major investments in patient navigation, yet few have been able to demonstrate a measurable impact on the quality and cost of care. That’s why we were excited to see a preliminary study from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) showing the impact of their lay navigation program on health care utilization and costs.
"Because our observations were limited to a four-week period, we are not sure whether neurodegeneration associated with α-synuclein is truly prevented or just delayed," senior author Andrew West, Ph.D., and colleagues wrote. "Either way, any interruption of neurodegeneration associated with Parkinson's disease might represent a significant therapeutic advance."
"Caring for our eyesight should be a priority year-round, but there are extra precautions that should be taken during the summertime," said Adam Gordon, O.D., MPH, FAAO, clinical associate professor in the UAB School of Optometry.
The first test in a mammalian model of a potential new class of drugs to treat Parkinson’s disease shows abatement of neurodegeneration in the brains of test rats and no significant toxicities.
A compound from the magnolia flower that has been used for hundreds of years in traditional Chinese and Japanese medicine to treat anxiety can also be used to shrink tumors in head and neck cancers, according to a recent study.
One year after opening its downtown urgent care clinic at Station 121, UAB has expanded its space at the mixed-use development.
Stylish women know that the secret to appearing effortlessly chic is to value comfort. Not to mention, a recent study by researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham found that the incidence of high heel-related injuries doubled between 2002 and 2012.
The contract announced this week extends UAB's key role in space research like NASA's year-long "twin study." It's UAB's job to get the blood and urine samples gathered in space for the study back to Earth cold enough to prevent biological changes.
People attend a candlelight memorial by the UAB College of Arts and Sciences to remember the lives lost in the June 17 shooting at the Emmanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, S.C.
"If you want to measure distances well, you really need an accurate clock," said Clayton Simien, a National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded physicist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham who works on atomic clocks.
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