Newly named condition, “isolated diastolic hypotension,” can be difficult to treat while increasing risk of death.
A UAB researcher suspects room temperatures contribute to flawed results on weight-loss drugs tested in animals.
Study shows the Edmonton Obesity Staging System more accurately predicts a risk of premature death due to obesity-related illnesses.
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.
By mapping a patient’s genome, and their tumor’s, with whole-genome sequencing, physicians can use more targeted therapies.
Professor of Pediatrics
Areas of expertise: Childhood obesity, community and family level intervention
Associate Dean for Science, professor and biostatistician in the UAB School of Public Health
Areas of expertise: obesity, quantitative genetics, clinical trials, statistical and research methodology
Assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition Sciences
Areas of expertise: Nutrition, obesity, weight loss, osteoporosis
An interdisciplinary effort at Children's Hospital focuses on safe, effective ways for kids to lose pounds and avoid long-term health problems.
There are 12 million cancer survivors in the U.S., but poor nutrition is increasing deaths from heart disease and other chronic illnesses.