The center is funded by a $7 million grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities.
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This grant will fully support Kendra Royston’s research work within the UAB College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Biology throughout the spring of 2018.
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Researchers have found a new, more accurate way to determine if adolescents are overweight, important findings considering many school districts label adolescents — who tend to be more vulnerable to weight bias and fat shaming than adults — as obese.
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A multidisciplinary research team at UAB looks to address obesity as it is genetically passed from mother to child.
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A new pilot investigation at UAB is rethinking the exercise paradigm for breast cancer survivors with reduced mobility, evaluating the utility of simulated high-altitude training for the purpose of enhancing health and physical activity.
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Class of 2017 option 2At least 2,015 students will graduate and approximately 1,250 are expected to walk in the spring 2017 commencement ceremonies happening 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at Bartow Arena.
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Failure of hormone deprivation therapy used to slow prostate cancer in patients leads to castration-resistant prostate cancer, a lethal form of advanced disease with limited treatment options. Endostatin, used in combination therapy, may help delay onset of castration-resistant disease.
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According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the leading global cause of death. These foods can promote cardiovascular health.
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For the first time in humans, it has been reported that eating early in the day lessens daily swings in hunger and changes the 24-hour pattern of fat oxidation and energy metabolism, which may aid in weight loss.
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UAB has earned recognition on the 2015 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in general community service, economic opportunity and education through local efforts and collaborations.
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UAB dietitian Ashley Delk says to put away the stretchy pants and eat smart this holiday season.
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New research says calcium supplements may not be heart-healthy, but UAB cardiologists are saying there is no reason to panic.
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UAB researchers want to introduce Alabama cancer survivors to a new kind of therapy — gardening.
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Metabolism-based therapies such as the ketogenic diet have the potential to become a valuable adjunct to standard cancer treatment.
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UAB is part of a national study aimed at teaching medical students the best ways to help their future patients maintain a healthy weight.
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UAB’s Daniella Chusyd has received another grant to study body composition in elephants.
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Research volunteers are needed for a UAB study to determine which combinations of Type 2 diabetes drugs work best for different groups of people.
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Study shows that poor diet heightens hypersensitivity, which may amplify symptoms in chronic pain conditions.
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The three-year grant will provide graduate scholars with stipends and other financial and educational support to pursue training in disparities research.
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UAB’s Fernández honored for diversity leadership by the Obesity Society.

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