Metabolism-based therapies such as the ketogenic diet have the potential to become a valuable adjunct to standard cancer treatment.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
UAB is part of a national study aimed at teaching medical students the best ways to help their future patients maintain a healthy weight.
Published in Student Experience
UAB’s Daniella Chusyd has received another grant to study body composition in elephants.
Research volunteers are needed for a UAB study to determine which combinations of Type 2 diabetes drugs work best for different groups of people.
Study shows that poor diet heightens hypersensitivity, which may amplify symptoms in chronic pain conditions.
The three-year grant will provide graduate scholars with stipends and other financial and educational support to pursue training in disparities research.
Published in Faculty Excellence

UAB’s Fernández honored for diversity leadership by the Obesity Society.

Published in Faculty Excellence
Foods high in fats have long been put into the “unhealthy” category by nutrition experts, but UAB researchers believe this may have been all wrong, all along.
The American Society of Nutrition honors two UAB scientists.
Published in Faculty Excellence
Stephen Carter will attend the Experimental Biology Conference in late March to receive his award.
Published in Student Experience
Hot topics in cancer prevention and control to be highlighted at national ASPO meeting hosted by UAB.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Looking forward to a promising 2015, UAB News revisits some top stories of 2014.
Research volunteers are needed for a UAB study to determine which combinations of Type 2 diabetes drugs work best for different groups of people.
A program to boost early childhood nutrition and break the cycle of obesity kicks off in Birmingham’s Woodlawn neighborhood Sept. 28.
Published in Service to Community
Exercise is important for breast cancer survivors, and a UAB study is finding ways to help cancer survivors become more active

Demark-Wahnefried takes leadership post with Obesity Society.

Published in Faculty Excellence
Consuming a low-carbohydrate diet should be the first step taken by those with diabetes, according to a new study.
UAB nutrition scientists launch an intriguing study of inflammation, obesity and infertility in African elephants in U.S. zoos, a study that may have an impact on the survival of the species.
The American Society of Nutrition is dedicated to bringing together the world’s top researchers, clinical nutritionists and industry to advance knowledge and application of nutrition for the sake of humans and animals.
Published in Faculty Excellence
UAB researchers lay out the facts on commonly held but often erroneous obesity myths. Their conclusion? It’s time to move on.
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