Traci Bratton

Traci Bratton

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Use of a risk characterization approach served as an indirect way to contextualize the safety profile of Xeljanz, a Janus kinase inhibitor, in patients with rheumatoid arthritis vs. the safety profile of tumor necrosis factor-alpha inhibitors, according to research.
For a large number of participants in these "open-label" placebo trials, knowing that their "treatment" is an inert pill doesn't stop them from feeling relief.
Ten weeks of intensive reading intervention for children with autism spectrum disorder was enough to strengthen the activity of loosely connected areas of their brains that work together to comprehend reading, researchers have found.
At the University of Alabama at Birmingham Alzheimer's Risk Assessment and Intervention Program, if you are between 45 and 65 you can get an assessment and walk away with a numerical estimate of your chances for developing dementia within the next 20 years.
Even if you're a decade or two shy of the big 5-0, chances are your feet have seen more than their fair share of abuse — especially if you wear high heels on a regular basis.
New research conducted at UAB may stave off the emergence of treatment-resistant gonorrhea and add another weapon to the arsenal for treating the sexually-transmitted infection.
An experimental drug that mimics a hunger-signalling hormone can protect memory in mice with Alzheimer’s disease, scientists have found.
David Becker, a health economist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, said Medicare data can help spot possible fraud by comparing payments among different health care providers.
Last year, alprazolam was found in 29 percent of DUI cases, compared to 23 percent for marijuana. The percentage of DUI cases caused by alprazolam has held steady for the past three years, according to the data.
More than 123,300 heel-related injuries were treated in emergency rooms in the United States from 2002 to 2012, with the rate doubling during that 10-year span, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Foot and Ankle Injuries by researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
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