A multidisciplinary research team at UAB looks to address obesity as it is genetically passed from mother to child.
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UAB-led Research to appear in American Journal of Preventive Medicine suggests that linking electronic health records with social determinants of health and environmental measures could help researchers understand the causes of obesity and chronic disease and suggest strategies for addressing the disparities in these conditions.
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Authors of a New England Journal of Medicine article recommend a new case be made for housing to end homelessness, emphasizing benefits and de-emphasizing problematic cost-savings arguments.
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Stefan Kertesz, M.D., says a better understanding of what caused and what sustains the opioid epidemic is needed among policymakers and physicians to best serve patients and address the crisis.
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“Corrections” will air every Saturday at 7:30 a.m. for the next seven weeks on Birmingham radio station WJLD.
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Exercise is a key to better health, and UAB is teaming up with local partners to encourage people to get outside and be active in their local parks. 

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Sowing the Seeds of Health, a longstanding educational program at the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, helps to reduce breast and cervical cancer among Latina women. 

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Sedentary behavior — even among physically active people — may be associated with an increased risk of heart disease, diabetes and more. 

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The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center has initiated a joint call for action from Alabama organizations urging HPV vaccine for children.
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School of Nursing Assistant Professor Pamela Bowen hopes to address the issue of physical activity in African-Americans in the South through a new study.
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VA Research support for UAB clinicians and scientists has been important for six decades.
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The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center has developed a statewide coalition to increase uptake of HPV vaccinations in Alabama.
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The 11th annual UAB Health Disparities Research Symposium, April 21, will showcase compelling workshops and the groundbreaking findings of eminent researchers in the health disparities field.
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Research on using patient navigation as a means to increase participation of minorities in clinical trials is among this year’s top clinical cancer research advances.
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A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows testosterone treatment can have benefits for men over age 65.
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Lead author of paper published in Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice journal says, while causal relationship cannot be inferred, findings are “absolutely encouraging.”
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A new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine looks at the relationship between lifetime marijuana use and cognitive function in middle-aged adults.
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UAB-led research shows how methylating an RNA binding protein leads to alternative RNA splicing. Mutant enzymes are often found in blood cancers.
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Treating patients 50 and older with high blood pressure to a systolic blood pressure of less than 120 mm Hg reduced rates of cardiovascular events, including heart attack, heart failure and stroke, by 25 percent.
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Jessica Williams, Ph.D., assistant professor in the UAB Department of Health Services Administration, received a $100,000 New Connections grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to examine perceptions of discrimination in health care settings.
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