The regulators of apoptosis watch over cell replication and the decision to enter the cell cycle. Researchers now show a direct link between the protein MCL1 — a member of the BCL2 protein family known as the gatekeepers of apoptosis — and the...
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The University of Alabama at Birmingham is launching a collaboration with the biopharmaceutical company Altimmune, Inc. for preclinical testing of a potential vaccine to prevent COVID-19 disease
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UAB expert Samisksha Raut, Ph.D., explains the importance of keeping kids away from playgrounds and from touching various toys and sports equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic quarantine.
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Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D., director of the NIH, flew to Birmingham on Thursday, March 5, to start a long-anticipated visit to UAB. Collins soon learned he had a problem back home. Maryland public health officials were reporting the first two...
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Worry, stress and anxiety that naturally come with a global pandemic can lead to stress eating and cravings.
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At a presentation at UAB, NIH director Francis Collins outlined the top 10 area of excitement and promise in science.
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A new culprit — hydrogen sulfide — worsens the deadly disease tuberculosis.
When Tb bacteria invade the lung, the amounts of hydrogen sulfide in the lung microenvironment greatly increase, and this makes the microbe more virulent and better...
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Preclinical research shows a pivotal role for cellular metabolism to regulate the fate decision of CD4 T cells as they differentiate into either destructive Th17 cells that mediate chronic inflammation or regulatory Treg T cells, a decision that...
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From reading the literature primarily out of China, many of the severely ill coronavirus-infected patients appear to have clinical and laboratory features of a cytokine storm syndrome, or CSS, which is frequently fatal.
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Polling locations across the country employ different methods of casting ballots, like using pens, felt-tip markers or touch screens — all hotbeds for germs.
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UAB experts provide tips for you to prepare yourself in the event of the spread of COVID-19.
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UAB experts involved with COVID-19 vaccine research available to comment on outbreak, what's being reported, where concerns lie
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Lavish get-togethers with delicious treats by the sleigh-full will abound, but will that cause your waistline to bulge as well?
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