Displaying items by tag: department of epidemiology

Children and teens living in the Stroke Belt states are at about twice as much risk of stroke later on in life according to new findings from the REGARDS study.

If you exercise, eat right and don’t smoke, a history of heart disease in your family can still put you at risk — even if you are a female.

Gerald McGwin, Ph.D., is also associate director of the Department of Ophthalmology’s Clinical Research Unit.

Interested students are invited to learn more about the epidemiology curriculum.

Exercise may help stave off treatment-related fatigue in cancer patients, study shows.

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.

Seth Landefeld named chair of the School of Medicine’s largest department with 400 faculty and $100 million in research funding.

Weekly work-outs can reduce depression in the chronically ill, according to new research from UAB.
Large national study shows difference between lung function of cigarette and marijuana smokers; doctors warn against other known complications.

Craig Wilson has been appointed to the National Institutes of Health Office of AIDS Research Advisory Council.

Questions about age, diabetes, smoking and other health issues aim to identify people at risk for kidney disease.

Donna Arnett, professor and chair of the Department of Epidemiology in the School of Public Health, is the sixth UAB faculty member to serve in this role.

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