Traci Bratton

Traci Bratton

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Sticking to a diet or eating healthy can be tough when you step out of your normal routine and go on vacation.
Early palliative treatment for advanced cancer patients appeared to benefit their caregivers, who experienced lower rates of depression and better quality of life, researchers reported.
Nearly 80% of multiple sclerosis patients in a large registry reported overactive bladder symptoms, and more than one-third of newly diagnosed patients in a different cohort also had urinary dysfunction, researchers reported.
Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine have created an experimental blood test that, for the first time, determines a "Bioenergetic Health Index," or BHI, by gauging the performance of mitochondria, the cell's energy powerhouses. They report their laboratory findings in a recent issue of the journal Clinical Science.
Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham are hoping to learn more about a deadly fungal infection called Cryptococcus.
From WSFA.com
Markus Bredel, M.D., Ph.D., professor in the UAB Department of Radiation Oncology and senior scientist in the neuro-oncology program at the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, and colleagues show how a phenomenon known as 'alternative splicing' allows brain tumors to incapacitate a key tumor suppressor gene, and that splicing happens in a tissue-specific context in a study published online in The Journal of Clinical Investigation
A well-known pediatrician and expert in children's digestive disorders from Cincinnati, Ohio, has been named the new chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Medicine.
By now you may have seen the video of Birmingham Mayor William Bell and UAB President Ray Watts extolling the virtues of Birmingham on a business program in New York.
The Red Mountain Writing Project will host several camps this summer for children from middle to high school.
Recycled and donated fabric are still needed for New York artist Amanda Browder's massive project to wrap UAB's Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Art in August.
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