UAB experts in pediatrics and child psychology say fall sports aren’t just for getting another trophy for your child.
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.