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UAB receives $11.7 million grant to test weight loss intervention for cancer survivors .

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Some 652 participants across four states will be recruited to test the effects of exercise and diet interventions in underserved cancer survivors.


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Genotype associated with high-risk body fat patterns in black, white obese children

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The FADS1 genotype was associated with an unfavorable body composition and high-risk body fat distribution patterns in black and white children with severe obesity, according to study results presented at the 2018 AGA James W. Freston Conference. “We conducted this study because we noticed that most of our patients eat modern western diets which contain… Read More


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Only 40% of Pediatric CNS Cancer Survivors Achieve Full Independence as Adults

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Sixty percent of adult survivors of pediatric CNS tumors do not achieve full functional and social independence, according to results from a study conducted by researchers at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.1 Investigators assessed 306 adult survivors who completed baseline evaluations as part of the St. Jude… Read More