Alicia Rohan

Alicia Rohan

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Long after cancer treatment ends, many continue to deal with one particular symptom that refuses to go away: fatigue. In a new study, researchers at UAB and Harvard Medical School have found that the power of placebos, even when fully disclosed to patients, might be harnessed to reduce fatigue in cancer survivors.
Using nonclinical navigators, the Family Navigation Program will provide support and services to children diagnosed with cancer and sickle cell disease, as well as to their families. The interdisciplinary team led by the UAB Department of Pediatrics was awarded a grant to create the Family Care Connect Program.
Akila Subramaniam, M.D., assistant professor in the UAB Department of Maternal and Fetal Medicine, was awarded a $75,000 grant from AMAG Pharmaceutical to begin research on a powerful predictor of spontaneous preterm birth.
A new collaboration between the University of Alabama at Birmingham 1917 Clinic and Birmingham AIDS Outreach will expand the BAO nutrition services program to improve the health of patients living with HIV.
The Lupus Research Alliance recently awarded UAB a one-year grant of $250,000 to investigate a new explanation for how lupus develops and the reason some people, particularly African-Americans, are at a greater risk for flare-ups and kidney disease.
Local organizations fighting to end the spread of AIDS by 2030 will be a focal point at UAB’s World AIDS Day celebration.
Protecting vulnerable populations from contracting influenza is a priority among UAB and local organizations.
Fall allergies have symptoms similar to the flu, but treatment varies drastically.
A new study suggests complex solutions to gun-related deaths and goals to decrease rates based on the type of death.
A collaboration between Birmingham AIDS Outreach and the UAB 1917 Clinic looks to provide nutrition support and education to address and prevent the rise of chronic disease in patients living with HIV.
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