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John Gitau Wairimu, who is based in Birmingham, Alabama, and three other Americans become the first four students in the whole of United States to earn master's degrees in Nuclear Medicine Technology. The four students are graduating from the University of Alabama in Birmingham (UAB).
“It shows that the change is happening, the change I really want to see,” Zeenat Islam, a University of Alabama at Birmingham student, said of Mr. Jones’s win.
The “opioids cabinet,” as the group is known, is intended to help streamline efforts across the government and includes staffers from the Department of Health and Human Services and the Office of National Drug Control Policy, among other executive branch offices.
Understanding the most important factors that contribute to improving or maintaining good quality of life beyond the initial treatment period can help identify survivors who are most vulnerable and at risk for poor health outcomes.
Finding an organ donor is literally a life-or-death matter these days. Just ask Wayne Winters of Utah, who donned a sandwich board and walked miles pleading for a donor (“Need kidney 4 wife”). He found one.
Physicists have taken the first step in a five-year effort to create novel compounds that surpass diamonds in heat resistance and nearly rival them in hardness.
"Colds and flu rarely last beyond two weeks. Allergy symptoms usually last as long as you're exposed to the allergen, which may be about six weeks during pollen seasons in the spring, summer or fall."
In fact, those who consume a plant-based diet reduce their risk of heart disease and heart failure by a whopping 42 percent.
A job is a job, and we all have to make a living, but what does "work" mean to you?
Researchers suggest that using mouthwash at least twice every day destroys "friendly" oral bacteria, which can, in turn, alter blood sugar metabolism and promote diabetes, particularly for people who are already at high risk for the condition.
"Patterns of persistence, intolerance, and inadequate response with methotrexate [MTX] are not well characterized in real-world settings. We all get the sense that there are patients who greatly dislike it.”
Facebook has also forged partnerships with several organizations that have expertise in global terrorism or cyber intelligence to help us in our efforts.
University of Alabama at Birmingham biomedical engineers report a significant advance in efforts to repair a damaged heart after a heart attack, using grafted heart-muscle cells to create a repair patch.
The findings, published online Sept. 24 by the Journal of Psychopharmacology, suggest that treatments making use of classic psychedelics like psilocybin could well hold promise in reducing criminal behavior.
Compounds in cruciferous vegetables, such as sprouts, and the traditional herbal drink 'turn off' genes for ER-negative forms of the disease, which is notoriously unresponsive to therapy, a study found.
On Friday night, the Alys Stephen Center’s dance series got off to an enthusiastic start with a visit from New York-based Ballet Hispánico. The program highlighted works by Latina choreographers Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Michelle Manzanales and Tania Pérez-Salas.
On September 22, UAB revealed that the US Department of Commerce awarded the university nearly half a million dollars. Innovation Depot and UAB represent 2 of 42 organizations across 28 states that received funding.
Red Mountain Park is a community partner of the UAB Benevolent Fund and is one of the designated nonprofits to which UAB employees can direct their Benevolent Fund donations.
Maintaining healthy weight behavior for 25 years may reduce the risk for hypertension in young adulthood and middle age.
The seven-year study documented 46,860 tree-stand accidents across the U.S. and gave some keen insight to not only the seriousness of accidents, but who is most likely to fall and who is most likely to take the risks that lead to falls.
The IDEA award is given annually for projects that have “potential to advance the construction safety, maintenance and management of highway systems.” Their submissions were chosen from among nearly 50 proposals.
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