Traci Bratton

Traci Bratton

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Older adults have high incidence of cardiovascular risk factors, with increased incidence of hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and dyslipidemia for blacks, according to a study published online Sept. 26 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
The 100-panel solar energy system is installed on top of the Campus Recreation Center and is expected to save UAB around $600 per month in utility costs.
New research suggests the species Ctenochelys acris was the patriarch of the lineage that yielded the green sea turtle, Kemp's ridley, the loggerhead and many others.
“Very early on in this disease — at a time when outside a study like ours the majority of people would not have been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) — patients appear to be losing lung function,” Mark T. Dransfield, MD, lead researcher and medical director of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Lung Center said.
A regional hub of universities that includes the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the University of Alabama recently scored a major grant intended to support the universities' participation in a National Science Foundation initiative.
Alys Stephens Center Executive Director Anna Thompson says fine arts programming should serve both the University of Alabama at Birmingham students and faculty while acting as a cultural bridge for the community.
University of Alabama at Birmingham investigators and their colleagues found that the development of risk factors including hypertension, diabetes and high cholesterol remains high in adults over age 45, even extending up to ages over 75 years.
In classrooms and courtrooms, African-American educators helped to seed the success of Birmingham’s civil rights movement. Author and UAB education professor Tondra Loder-Jackson spotlights their little-known struggles and victories — from fights for equal pay to integration challenges — and shares their lessons for today’s teachers in UAB Magazine.
A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows adding the dose of 500 milligrams of azithromycin during a C-section also significantly decreases the use of health care resources, including readmissions, emergency room visits and clinic visits.
Two UAB professors, Amber Genau, Ph.D., and Nicole Riddle, Ph.D., will receive funding from an elite program honoring young researchers.
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