Being overweight at a young age could profoundly affect a young girl as she ages. UAB researchers examine the role of a low-carbohydrate diet.
UAB scientist Timothy Nagy will race to raise funds for the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center on Nov. 19-20.
With a grant from the Gates Foundation, UAB researchers will target a bacteria blamed for birth defects in the Indian subcontinent.
A UAB researcher suspects room temperatures contribute to flawed results on weight-loss drugs tested in animals.
Daniel L. Smith Jr., Ph.D., instructor in the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the UABSchool of Health Professions, has been selected as one of only two recipients of the 2011 Early-Career Research Grants from the Obesity Society.
Free time in the summer shouldn't be spent on the couch.
New research shows that reducing fat intake in our diet affects diabetes risk; findings were stronger for African Americans.
There are 12 million cancer survivors in the U.S., but poor nutrition is increasing deaths from heart disease and other chronic illnesses.