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A new study shows that teens communicating on mobile phones with friends show stronger signs of technology addiction than when communicating with parents.
The new designation will provide training and support to researchers and students, translating ideas to market.
There will be more than 33,000 brain tumors diagnosed in Americans this year, according to the National Cancer Institute; but a UAB neurosurgeon says advances in treatment paint a brighter outlook than in years past.
The new study is the first to observe consolation in adult humans. The findings help correct the impression that humans are aggressive by nature and peaceful by culture.
The goal is to avoid unnecessary surgery and reduce the number of biopsies of benign nodules and cancers that are unlikely to cause harm.
This is the first demonstration of donor microbes persisting in the recipient following fecal transplant, a finding made possible by a novel method to “fingerprint” individual strains of bacteria.
Birmingham’s culinary scene is making stomachs rumble nationwide, thanks to high praise from Zagat, the James Beard Awards, and just this week, Buzzfeed. Meet some UAB alumni — and a faculty member — cultivating our local flavor, and follow their journeys into the kitchens and restaurants feeding Birmingham’s revitalization.
Michael Birrer, a leading medical oncologist at Harvard University, will take the reins as the new director of the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, succeeding the retiring Edward Partridge.
Calvin Kennedy, a nurse at UAB Hospital, is a two-time kidney transplant recipient who has no plans to live an ordinary life.
Distractions from technology have a detrimental effect on children’s crash risk as pedestrians and drivers.
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