Traci Bratton

Traci Bratton

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The university team found a significantly greater prevalence of ADHD in children with moderate, as well as mild, vision problems, when compared to children with no history of visual difficulties.
A team of American archaeologists led by Sarah Parcak of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, working with Egyptian archaeologists, discovered the 12th Dynasty tomb of King Senusret I’s stamp bearer to the south of his pyramid.
Biomedical engineering student Ophelia Johnson has helped develop clever devices for people with diabetes, autism and critical illnesses. Now she is going global with her Marshall Scholarship, which covers a year of study in Britain. Discover how tragedy inspired her to help others — and how London will hone her design skills.
Gravette has beaten the odds. On Feb. 22, she celebrated the 22nd anniversary of her transplant. Her cancer has not returned, and she has been able to work and live normally for more than two decades since her surgery. McGiffin was passing through town and met up with his patient at UAB on the anniversary of her transplant.
"The question then became which procedure has the most durability. We found that both procedures lower the long-term risk of stroke. The major risk difference between the procedures comes during the peri-procedural period."
Now, research shows that testosterone treatment for men over 65 improves sexual function, walking ability and mood, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
The blood pressure-lowering medicine verapamil may also help lower blood sugar levels in those with diabetes, new research suggests.
Sarah Parcak, a University of Alabama at Birmingham professor who calls herself a space archaeologist, has won this year's TED Prize to build a global army of amateur archaeologists who help discover and protect the planet's hidden heritage.
Sarah Parcak, winner of the million-dollar TED Prize, hopes to equip an army of citizen-scientists to discover and protect ancient sites.
Dr. Parcak, winner of the 2016 TED Prize by the nonprofit forum for “ideas worth spreading,” announced at a talk in Vancouver on Tuesday evening that she would use the $1 million to build “an online interactive citizen science platform” to allow anyone with a computer to discover and monitor archaeological sites.
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