Newly named condition, “isolated diastolic hypotension,” can be difficult to treat while increasing risk of death.

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A UAB researcher suspects room temperatures contribute to flawed results on weight-loss drugs tested in animals.

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Study shows the Edmonton Obesity Staging System more accurately predicts a risk of premature death due to obesity-related illnesses.

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Community cancer centers and hospitals in Alabama and Georgia will get access to the latest cancer research and treatments.
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Free time in the summer shouldn't be spent on the couch.

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The risk factors for stroke in the South also may be responsible for cognitive decline.

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New research shows that reducing fat intake in our diet affects diabetes risk; findings were stronger for African Americans.

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New research from the ongoing CREST trial finds gender plays role in stroke-prevention procedures.
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By mapping a patient’s genome, and their tumor’s, with whole-genome sequencing, physicians can use more targeted therapies.

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Professor of Pediatrics

Areas of expertise: Childhood obesity, community and family level intervention

Published in Experts
April 18, 2014

Garvey, Timothy

Professor and chair of Nutrition Sciences

Areas of expertise: obesity, diabetes

Published in Experts
April 15, 2011

Allison, David

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

Published in Experts
June 08, 2011

Kitchin, Beth

Assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition Sciences

Areas of expertise: Nutrition, obesity, weight loss, osteoporosis

Published in Experts

An interdisciplinary effort at Children's Hospital focuses on safe, effective ways for kids to lose pounds and avoid long-term health problems.

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There are 12 million cancer survivors in the U.S., but poor nutrition is increasing deaths from heart disease and other chronic illnesses.

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