Traci Bratton

Traci Bratton

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Senators from both parties on Wednesday denounced huge overnight price increases for decades-old drugs that have been made by some pharmaceutical companies lately, calling them unconscionable and detrimental to patients.
BBVA Compass Field at UAB, which was funded by a $1.5 million gift from the bank's foundation, seats about 2,500 people and will host both men's and women's home soccer matches.
"Our planning team and athletics department have been working with the BJCC in the planning of the stadium," Watts said Wednesday afternoon after the unveiling of the university's new soccer facility. "They're discussing and negotiating long-term lease agreements. We're really excited about that."
Investigators at the University of Alabama at Birmingham want to determine whether a newer, easier-to-use breathing tube will produce better results than existing endotracheal tubes in cases of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.
Evidence-based data indicate that LVADs have saved many lives, whether as a bridge to heart transplantation or as a permanent therapy for heart failure.
“Durable remission of childhood ALL requires approximately 2 years of maintenance chemotherapy that relies on a backbone of daily oral 6MP,” Wendy Landier, PhD, CRNP, associate professor of pediatrics at University of Alabama at Birmingham, said during a press conference.
Patients with gout who switched to febuxostat (Uloric) after an inadequate response to allopurinol were more successful at achieving the target serum urate level than those who continued on allopurinol, a retrospective study found.
The researchers examined the medical records of 422 COPD patients who were admitted to the UAB Hospital between November 2010 and October 2012.
The grand opening celebration for Hill Student Center will be Jan. 20.
A lack of basic writing skills is a problem faced by many of Lawson’s peers across the country, in part, due to living in a world of text messaging and Twitter shorthand. But a collaboration between Parker High School and the University of Alabama at Birmingham is addressing writing skills and college readiness.
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