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Hallucinogen Use Could Protect Against Intimate Partner Violence

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Hallucinogen research gains traction, suggests class of substance could be therapeutic for problem behaviors, including intimate partner violence.
5-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

One of America's Most-Wanted Careers Could Help Fill Health Care Gaps

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Clinics and hospitals across the country are adding physician's assistant positions to serve growing numbers of patients, and in underserved rural areas, practices are turning to PAs to help expand access to care.
3-Feb-2016 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Fixing Published Research Mistakes Not Easy; Fixing the Publishing System May Be Harder

A commentary in Nature suggests that the process for fixing mistakes in peer-reviewed research articles is flawed. The article, written by scientists at UAB, points out that journals are slow to respond and even slower to take action when questions...
1-Feb-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Another Smoking-Related Airway Condition Linked to Breathing Issues Discovered

Expiratory central airway collapse may have a stronger connection to underlying lung disease than previously believed. CT scans may make it a valuable biomarker for impending or worsening lung disease.
28-Jan-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Can Games Help Train Future Doctors and Nurses?

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Kaizen, a Web-based gaming platform developed by UAB physicians, promotes learning through a mix of education, entertainment and competition.
1-Feb-2016 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UAB Researchers Work to Unravel the Complex Genetic Disease Neurofibromatosis Type 1

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From a collection of more than 7,800 unrelated neurofibromatosis type 1 mutations, UAB researchers have aimed at two goals: correlate a particular mutation with the symptoms that will develop as the child grows, and identify the likely mechanism...
1-Feb-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Are You Keeping Your Child’s Mouth Healthy?

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UAB School of Dentistry’s Stephen Mitchell, DMD, provides tips for parents to promote children’s dental health.
1-Feb-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

How Obesity Makes Memory Go Bad

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Obesity is associated with epigenetic changes that dysregulate memory-associated genes, and a particular enzyme in brain neurons of the hippocampus appears to be a link between chronic obesity and cognitive decline.
26-Jan-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Concussion Experts Available to Speak on Current Research & Development at UAB

21-Dec-2015 11:05 AM EST

Ten-Year-Old Concussed Patient Participates in Research to Identify Biomarkers in Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries

Researchers at UAB look for a relationship between eye movement and the brain to find biomarkers to help diagnose and treat concussions.
18-Dec-2015 12:05 PM EST

Navigating the Holidays Can Be Difficult for Those with Dementia and Their Families

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Changes in routine, including elaborate plans or scheduling special events, can have an adverse effect on someone suffering from any form of dementia.
16-Nov-2015 3:05 PM EST

CF Fertility Rates Research ‘Very Personal’ for School of Nursing’s Ladores

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A UAB professor and student are examining how a new drug may improve life expectancies for CF patients and unplanned pregnancies among women.
2-Nov-2015 11:05 AM EST

Investigating and Unpacking Survivor's Remorse in Wake of Oregon Shooting

6-Oct-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Vitamin K Shots Necessary to Prevent Internal Bleeding in Newborns

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While babies are born with very little vitamin K, and the only way to sufficiently supplement it is through an injection soon after birth, some parents are shying away from the shots.
9-Sep-2015 10:05 AM EDT

VA Media Shooting Leaves Journalists Feeling Vulnerable, in Need of Healing, Says UAB Psychologist

26-Aug-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Injuries From Wearing High Heeled Shoes Increasing, Says UAB Injury Researcher

19-May-2015 2:05 PM EDT

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