Traci Bratton

Traci Bratton

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Therapeutic anti-cancer vaccines developed to treat metastatic disease such as advanced prostate cancer or melanoma rarely have a noticeable effect on the tumor but have been associated with a statistically significant increase in patient survival.
Almost half of colorectal cancer (CRC) survivors with pain interference (PI) during the initial phase of care have continued PI post-treatment, according to a study published online March 20 in Pain Medicine.
A theoretical physician reimbursement model developed from a study out of the University of Alabama at Birmingham suggests that certain incentives can reduce the spending and improve the quality of primary care.
Alabama's first two patients in the state-approved Carly's Law study conducted by the University of Alabama at Birmingham last week began taking an experimental marijuana-derived medication for treating severe seizures.
Living in a rural area was not a barrier to undergoing total ankle arthroplasty (TAA), and outcomes following TAA were not significantly different between residents of urban and rural areas, according to an analysis of a national database.
At least one member of the Delaware family poisoned while vacationing at a resort in the U.S. Virgin Islands in March was transported on a UAB medical jet, hospital officials said.
Corexit 9500—the dispersant most heavily used by BP to disperse oil in the Gulf of Mexico during the 2010 spill—may have caused lung damage in people involved in the cleanup process and gill damage to marine life.
A standout player at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in his hometown between 1996 and 2000, [Torrey] Ward played professionally in China alongside Yao Ming before getting into coaching.
From Modern Medicine
While the authorities have not released details of Lubtiz’s visual or mental health diagnoses, Mark Swanson, OD, MSPH, associate professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry, says one such vision problem that can occur with mental health problems include conversion disorder, a condition in which patients show psychological stress in physical ways.
The study, appearing in the April issue of Health Affairs, examined Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan's Physician Group Incentive Program, which uses a fee-for-value approach focused on primary care physicians.
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