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Just beause your mind is adrift doesn't mean your mind has to be, too.
In the study, led by George Howard, Dr.P.H., a biostatistics professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, researchers studied individuals over the age of 45 over a period of 10 years and looked to identify risk factors associated with the higher likelihood of developing high blood pressure in the study participants.
HPV can cause cervical cancer and other cancers in the cervix, penis, anus, throat, and genital warts. HPV can lay dormant for years before symptoms begin and is most often spread through sexual contact.
“Diet can actually be a useful intervention for decreasing pain sensitivity,” said the lead author, Burel R. Goodin, an associate professor of psychology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
So while there are some cereals that can be part of a healthy diet, you have to do a lot of label-reading, and a lot hunting for specific cereals.
Trolls take advantage of weaknesses in society, and the fix involves not just technological means but more so educating people
The tombs hail from Egypt’s Middle Kingdom, archaeologist Sarah Parcak told the publication.
Governments around the world should assign special resources to protect their national museums from the risk of fire and natural disasters.
According to the American Academy of Dermatology, 1 in 5 Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer.
The sun care routine you need, based on your age
It could still take several years before a Zika vaccine is commercially available.
Suffering a serious traumatic brain injury can be a permanently disabling experience, but new research shows that obesity compounds the health problems survivors face in the years after their accident.
Occupational Therapy is a pivotal department within the field of health care, that involves the rehabilitation of individuals who have undergone trauma, or who have mental/physical disabilities, so that they may perform day-to-day tasks efficiently.
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.
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