If you exercise, eat right and don’t smoke, a history of heart disease in your family can still put you at risk — even if you are a female.
Gerald McGwin, Ph.D., is also associate director of the Department of Ophthalmology’s Clinical Research Unit.
Interested students are invited to learn more about the epidemiology curriculum.
This candy-centric holiday can still be enjoyed by all who observe it — but in a way that makes the heart much happier.
An eye care census in Alabama highlights the need for more eye care providers in rural areas and more minority providers.
What you have for breakfast might help, or hurt, your body’s efforts to burn fat later in the day, say UAB researchers hoping to learn more.
The University of Alabama Health Services Foundation General Endowment Fund awarded grants to aid research across UAB.
Seth Landefeld named chair of the School of Medicine’s largest department with 400 faculty and $100 million in research funding.
Limiting sodas and sports drinks to two a week, eating more fish and cutting back on salt are all good ways to eat for a healthy heart.
Heart disease kills more women, young and old, than cancer. Yet for most, it’s avoidable with a healthier lifestyle.
Craig Wilson has been appointed to the National Institutes of Health Office of AIDS Research Advisory Council.
Questions about age, diabetes, smoking and other health issues aim to identify people at risk for kidney disease.
Donna Arnett, professor and chair of the Department of Epidemiology in the School of Public Health, is the sixth UAB faculty member to serve in this role.