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Before the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine was introduced in 1963, about 3 to 4 million people in the United States got measles every year—and about 500 people a year died.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s single-center kidney transplant chain, considered the longest in the country, reached the mark of 100 kidney recipients on July 20.
Urban Dictionary defines Old Man Strength as “the uncanny ability of older men to lift copious amounts of lumber, heavy furniture and beat their sons in arm wrestling,” which is a pretty accurate definition.
Before you brush today, consider this: Poop is just the beginning of what could possibly be hanging out on your toothbrush.
By protecting infants, children and teens from serious diseases, vaccinations also protect families, schools and communities.
"Services like UAB’s Arts in Medicine program should be available in all health care systems and are truly a complement to traditional medical care.”
Thanks to their anatomical and metabolic similarity to humans, pig organs have been used in xenotransplantation -- the practice of moving organs from one species into another.
Michael Saag, M.D., director of the University of Alabama at Birmingham's Center for AIDS Research, served as the article's lead author.
Scientists have successfully reversed two of the most common and visible effects of aging by 'turning off' a specific gene, in a new study on lab mice.
“If what we care about — whether it’s our children, spouse or other loved ones, our work or some cause that we are passionate about — is harmed or threatened in any way, it is instinctual to want to do something about it,” said Dr. Gaines Lanzi.
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