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Riley Thornton, RD, a nutritionist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, says that some people may lose weight on a ketogenic diet because it restricts carbohydrate intake.
If he doesn’t have any serious health conditions, “He’s more likely to be able to stay active and feel like staying active,” says William Curry, MD, a professor in the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Division of General Internal Medicine.
Although there's potential for HIV diagnoses to dramatically increase in some populations, experts still find the recent flattening trend unacceptable.
“It may be that parents are not following `safe sleep’ recommendations to place infants in beds without stuffed animals, soft blankets, pillows, and other items that could cause suffocation,” said study co-author David Schwebel of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
If you see two distinct puncture holes right next to each other, there's a good chance that a spider is to blame for your bite, says Justin Arnold, DO, assistant professor of emergency medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and the associate medical director of the Alabama Regional Poison Control Center at Children’s of Alabama.
The hope was that the placebo’s power would still assert itself even when patients knew that the pills had no medical benefit.
Yep, you read that right! According to a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, yoga can do more than help you beat that afternoon slump. Research says it could finally solve your chronic lower back pain, too.
Want to lose a little—or a lot—of weight? Forget the get-slim-quick gimmicks and magic bullets and follow the advice of these weight loss pros instead.
Kid Koala scores a timeless journey across every era of the break, cycling through silky '70s funk, thumping '80s 808s, granular '90s 12bit hip-hop, and 00's synth funk.
The widely held belief that humans are naturally warlike has driven the world’s approach to security and international affairs for generations.
"I study some of the oldest art in the world — the art from caves in Europe from the Ice Age, between 10,000 and 40,000 years old.
Eric Essex from the Alys Stephens Center joins the show to talk about upcoming events.
Four Special Tactics airmen, part of an elite Special Operations Surgical Team, will receive the Bronze Star this week for providing quick, life-saving care during an overwhelming surge of casualties while forward-deployed with special operations forces in the fight against the Islamic State.
Open-label placebo may reduce fatigue in cancer survivors, according to a study published online Feb. 9 in Scientific Reports.
The bigger driver of overdose deaths was “the broader drug environment” — meaning the expanded supply of opioid painkillers, heroin, and illicit fentanyl over the past decade and a half, which has made these drugs much more available and, therefore, easier to misuse and overdose on.
“There’s no evidence you stop overdoses by taking patients off opioids against their will."
Vohra says UAB researchers will continue studies to manipulate grain size and the adhesive strength at the interface to optimize nanocrystalline diamond micro-anvils for high-pressure research.
A physical activity intervention significantly reduced perceived sleep dysfunction among breast cancer survivors, according to results of a randomized controlled study.
People who need to avoid potassium in their diets because of kidney disease or other health issues may want to steer clear of reduced-sodium sandwich meats, researchers say.
“What was once a death sentence when we opened the clinic is now a manageable chronic disease.”
One of the world's leading experts on Antarctica, McClintock introduces readers to this fascinating frozen world and the extraordinary wildlife that persists despite the harsh conditions.
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