Traci Bratton

Traci Bratton

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Denny's held its grand opening for "The Den" at UAB Wednesday, the first of Denny's new food concepts aimed at millennials. Denny's already has college concepts open at a few other colleges around the country - including Auburn University - but this is the first Den. It opened Aug. 23.
Prayer flags are beginning to proliferate as the 14th Dalai Lama's visit to Birmingham nears.
The UAB’s Mitochondrial Medicine Laboratory, under the direction of Victor Darley-Usmar, Ph.D., is at the forefront of establishing the bioenergetic health index (BHI) as a new universally deployed clinical test for assessing bioenergetic dysfunction especially early in disease progression before significant pathology and/or prior to the development of life-threatening conditions.
From PT Products Online
Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) have explored patterns in pediatric sports injuries in a new study published in the Journal of Athletic Training
A UAB scientist will participate in a panel alongside other brain plasticity experts and His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.
The "Fagbug," a Volkswagen Beetle featured in the documentary film, "Fagbug Nation," will be on display at The UAB Campus Green on Wednesday from noon-3 p.m. as part of Out Week. Filmmaker Erin Davies will appear at a screening of the film on campus on Wednesday night. (Photo by Wikimedia user Jason Lawrence.)
When thinking about measures to prevent fluid overload, it’s important to remember that fluid is a drug with a therapeutic window, and that dosing rates should be individualized to the goals of therapy, the clinical scenario and the severity of illness, noted David Askenazi, MD, the director of the Pediatric and Infant Center for Acute Nephrology, Children’s of Alabama/University of Alabama at Birmingham.
From the LA Times
“In general, the presence of the fever doesn’t mean that patient X needs to be admitted,” said Dr. David Pigott of the University of Alabama at Birmingham. “It is a mark of infection.
"We are in an extremely difficult time right now psychologically," said Josh Klapow, associate professor in the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health. "What you're dealing with is how to separate rational, productive worry from irrational unproductive worry."
From the Wall Street Journal
David Pigott, professor of emergency medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, said he suspects that “if we see any significant number of new cases,” such patients will likely be transferred to special centers designated to treat Ebola cases. Four institutions, including Emory University in Atlanta, Nebraska Medical Center, St. Patrick’s Hospital in Missoula, Mont., and an National Institutes of Health facility, have special biocontainment units.

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