Is a pleasantly plump Santa Claus a bad role model in a nation dealing with out-of-control obesity rates? UAB’s Beth Kitchin says: not so much.

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Gearing up to start an exercise program — especially for those over 40 — can be filled with pitfalls. Experts at UAB say start slow and low.

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UAB experts say that while physical activity is necessary for both men and women, there are gender-specific benefits that women need to know.

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Black men and women have twice the risk of fatal coronary heart disease as whites, but the disparity could be eliminated with better risk factor control.

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UAB kicks off research program to combat obesity in children with Down syndrome.

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John Hartman works with the Nutrition Obesity Research Center and the Department of Medicine.

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Smith's research in calorie restriction and glucose regulation will be supported.

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With less physical activity time than during the summer, the school year means kids need to eat balanced midday meals that won’t pack on the pounds.

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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.

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UAB’s new nano-material extends the life of pancreatic islets and reduces inflammatory response that causes transplant rejection.

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UAB faculty will give 25 presentations at ASCO scientific meeting; topics also include ovarian and breast cancers and AML, or acute myeloid leukemia.

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The Program in Environmental and Translational Medicine combines clinical care with research to prevent, treat diseases caused from air pollution, water contamination, other causes.

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UAB’s genetic counseling program provided a student with a world of clinical opportunities.

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UAB study finds multi-tasking teens using media almost all day, each day; sleep is disrupted and parents are kept in the dark

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Competition to develop community-based health programs culminates Thursday with celebration event.

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UAB partners with Morehouse, Tuskegee to reduce cancer mortality rates in blacks in underserved areas.
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UAB professor joins a national class of nutrition research fellows.

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Less than 20 percent of patients eligible for cardiac rehab are referred to a program, which can reduce mortality by up to 35 percent.

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Researchers were surprised by a second effect of an established drug.

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Weekly work-outs can reduce depression in the chronically ill, according to new research from UAB.
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