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J&J's Hera Therapeutics Presents Antiviral Drug For HPV

Scientists from Hera Therapeutics , part of the Janssen Labs under the Johnson & Johnson's external R&D engine, presented results suggesting that its small molecule HTI-1968 has potential as a direct-acting antiviral therapy against Human Papilloma Virus .

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Alabama Live

Arts Council to welcome creator 'Mike and Molly' during theatre symposium at UAH

Mark Roberts, creator of the hit CBS series Mike and Molly will lead a workshop during the second annual Lee Deal Theatre Symposium at UAH Sept.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, Entertainment

UPI

To breakfast or not to breakfast? That is the question...

Breakfast has long been heralded as the "most important meal of the day," but it's been especially embraced by modern day nutritionists -- a key to jump-starting the metabolism, diminishing cravings and losing weight.

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Related Topix: Life, Nutrition, Food

Switched

Sleepy College Students Are Worried About Their Stress Levels

College students often are not getting enough sleep and they blame it on stress from their side jobs and a lack of time, new research concludes.

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Circulation

Geographic Access to Acute Stroke Care in the United States [Original Contribution]

From the University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute, OH ; Department of Emergency Medicine , Department of Neurosurgery , and Department of Neurology , University of Cincinnati, OH; Department of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham ; and Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology , Department of Emergency Medicine , and Department ... (more)

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Related Topix: University of Cincinnati, Medicine, Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Alabama Live

Common sense and grown-up actions will lead to biggest strides in Alabama education: opinion

It shouldn't come down to a conversation over Common Core, and whether it's the right thing or whether it's some nefarious plot concocted by the federal government to further steal autonomy from individual states .

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Huntsville, AL

Science Blog

Changes in the eye might predict onset of frontotemporal dementia

Changes to the eyes might help diagnose the onset of frontotemporal dementia, the second most common form of dementia, according to new research from scientists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham , Gladstone Institutes and the University of California, San Francisco .

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Canada.com

Cohen: The incomparable Robert Drew

OTTAWA, ONT., DEC 5, 2013--MUGLOGO Andrew Cohen--writer--mug logo EDITORIAL mug ASSIGNMENT 115390 SAXO--NOT ENTERED VIDEO--NO This has been a sad summer for Hollywood.

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Alabama Live

Twickenham Fest 5th anniversary concert series this weekend

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama-- Twickenham Fest celebrates five years of music making with a concert series in three different venues throughout Huntsville from August 28 to August 31. Co-founded by Huntsville natives bassoonist Matthew McDonald and world renowned soprano Susanna Phillips, Twickenham Fest presents chamber music performances free to the ... (more)

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Entrepreneur Magazine

By 2017, the App Market Will Be a $77 Billion Industry

The market for mobile apps is already big -- and it's just going to keep getting bigger.

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Related Topix: Computers

WTVY Dothan

UAB Launches Online Medical Portal

The University of Alabama at Birmingham has launched an online medical site that will allow physicians to make medical recommendations and write prescriptions.

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PhysOrg Weblog

Optimizing your energy throughout the workday

As more and more Americans work long hours, it is no surprise that individuals are looking for ways to improve energy, feel better and perform at their best - both at work and at home.

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Circulation

Lacunar Strokes in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus: Risk Factors,...

From the Departments of Neurology , Radiology , and Medicine , University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX; University of Alabama at Birmingham ; Department of Medicine , University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada ; and Department of Medicine , McMaster University/Population Health Research Institute ... (more)

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Related Topix: San Antonio, TX, Canada, World News

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Alabama Live

Valley Conservatory moves Early Music Festival to Lee High School

Valley Conservatory will host the Second Annual Early Music Festival at Lee High School starting Sept.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, Entertainment

Business Journal

Report: Alabama's economy sixth slowest in the U.S.

Alabama's recovery from the recession lags the rest of the country's based on a recent report by Business Insider on how the states economies are doing.

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Times Herald

Study turns tables on value of breakfast, weight loss

Grandmothers, marketers and researchers alike have long touted breakfast as a must-have meal, praising its ability to rev up metabolism, stave off hunger, help calorie watchers keep their weight in check, and improve concentration and cognitive function.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Life, Food, Alabama, University of Minnesota

Business Journal

UA debuts renovations as fall semester begins

The $13.3-million Sidney McDonald Hall is just one of the new additions on the University of Alabama campus.

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Business Journal

UAB launches an online cure for the common doctor visit

For patients who are either unable or unwilling to make it to the hospital because of a common ailment like a cold or pink eye, the University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital is rolling out a new service that can provide a diagnosis and treatment through the Internet.

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Sys-Con Media

Record Breaking Rankings for The University of Alabama's Culverhouse School of Accountancy

Culverhouse School of Accountancy's undergraduate and Masters programs are ranked eighth in the nation and the PhD program 12th.

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Medical News

UAB scientist receives R01 grant to study transmission of deadly bacteria from mothers to infants

New research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry will study the transmission of a bacteria that up to 40 percent of healthy women carry, which becomes deadly when passed on to infants during birth.

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Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Health

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