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For Lovelace, teaching CPR meant knowing his words could potentially save a life. He never imagined that life would be his own.
“As individuals age, it is important and healthy to stay active, and that activity might involve hobbies such as hunting and shooting,” said David Schwebel, a researcher at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
It is no longer acceptable for patients to be treated for fractures and released from medical care without assessment and interventions to reduce their risk of a repeat fracture," said Kenneth Saag, MD.
“Usually it’s a cockroach that has wedged in the ear canal and can’t get out.”
Melanocytes also happen to be one of the first things to go as we get older, making it an important cell for scientists in the field of aging to study.
"One of the great barriers to addressing this problem is that sometimes people are a little embarrassed about asking to be checked for sexually transmitted infections. I think we need to get over that."
It would be used to treat two rare forms of epilepsy Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet syndrome. They are among the most difficult types of epilepsy to treat.
Scientists believe this species existed in the Late Cretaceous period, approximately 100 to 66 million years ago.
“Respect is critical,” Jeanne M. Marrazzo, MD, MPH, professor and director of the division of infectious diseases at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. “Part of that is honoring the patient’s wishes that pertain to their identity. Names and pronouns get to the core of that.”
The results are promising but surgeons are watching for more evidence that such a big, and expensive, change in organ storage is worthwhile — and if so, when best to use it, said Dr. Devin Eckhoff, transplant division director at the University of Alabama at Birmingham
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