A UAB health and wellness expert encourages positive weight loss efforts through healthy weight loss in small increments.

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Physical inactivity contributes to poor health, and UAB researchers have launched a study in overweight girls to better understand the risks for diabetes and heart disease.

Grant to develop new interprofessional practice model for health-care delivery also expands health-care options for medically underserved.
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Intensive lifestyle interventions can put Type 2 diabetes into remission, eliminate need for medication, according to a new study.
UAB health and nutrition experts say it’s easy for eating to get out of control this time of year, with long-term health consequences.
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Men are more likely to get kidney stones than women, but you can avoid the pain.
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Is a pleasantly plump Santa Claus a bad role model in a nation dealing with out-of-control obesity rates? UAB’s Beth Kitchin says: not so much.

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Gearing up to start an exercise program — especially for those over 40 — can be filled with pitfalls. Experts at UAB say start slow and low.

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UAB experts say that while physical activity is necessary for both men and women, there are gender-specific benefits that women need to know.

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Black men and women have twice the risk of fatal coronary heart disease as whites, but the disparity could be eliminated with better risk factor control.

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UAB kicks off research program to combat obesity in children with Down syndrome.

This candy-centric holiday can still be enjoyed by all who observe it — but in a way that makes the heart much happier.

John Hartman works with the Nutrition Obesity Research Center and the Department of Medicine.

Smith's research in calorie restriction and glucose regulation will be supported.

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With less physical activity time than during the summer, the school year means kids need to eat balanced midday meals that won’t pack on the pounds.

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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.

UAB’s new nano-material extends the life of pancreatic islets and reduces inflammatory response that causes transplant rejection.

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UAB faculty will give 25 presentations at ASCO scientific meeting; topics also include ovarian and breast cancers and AML, or acute myeloid leukemia.

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The Program in Environmental and Translational Medicine combines clinical care with research to prevent, treat diseases caused from air pollution, water contamination, other causes.

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UAB’s genetic counseling program provided a student with a world of clinical opportunities.

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