Traci Bratton

Traci Bratton

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The Blazers were picked to win Conference USA by the conference's coaches, garnering 11 of 14 first-place votes.
Surya Bhatt, M.D., a pulmonologist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, says evidence shows that pulmonary rehabilitation — exercises designed to improve lung function — can help reduce that readmission rate. The trick is getting patients to undertake rehab.
Deputy Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin has been on college campuses across the country getting input about the student loan system, which controls one of the earliest major financial decisions in many people's lives.
Surya Bhatt, M.D., a pulmonologist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, along with exercise physiologist Greg Sanders and respiratory therapist Erica Anderson, hit on the idea of taking rehab to the patient. They devised a research study using smartphone technology to link a rehabbing patient at home with a trained medical professional in their office on UAB's campus. The two-way interaction provided encouragement, incentive and safety.
Among three groups of women, those who exercised lost the most weight and had more live births than those who didn’t.
T-cells are a very important part of the immune system, and when the T-cells are over-activated, it is a sign of inflammation. The inflammation is often brought on by obesity, and has been linked to heart disease.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham recently conducted a conference designed to help their counseling and health staff better address the needs of transgender students.
"We don't know how proteins get tangled, but if we can study how proteins get disaggregated, it may have clinical relevance," said Aaron Lucius, Ph.D., professor in the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Chemistry.
In fact, the overall effect of the migration of king crabs to shallower waters could be to make the unique Antarctic ecosystem much more like ecosystems in other areas of the globe.
An assistant professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is one of five cancer researchers from around the country to be awarded a grant from the V Foundation.
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