The Burmese python’s ability to ramp up its metabolism and enlarge its organs to swallow and digest prey whole can be traced to unusually rapid evolution and specialized adaptations of its genes and the way they work, a team of international biologists, including one from The University of Alabama, said in a new research paper.
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Students in The University of Alabama’s health education honor society Eta Sigma Gamma will illustrate the dangers of secondhand smoke in a vivid, and somewhat shocking, way during the annual Great American Smokeout Nov. 21.
A reception will be held Nov. 20 at The University of Alabama commemorating the 50th anniversary of the landmark 1964 U.S. Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health publication and honoring the memory of Dr. Luther Terry, an Alabamian who was the country’s Surgeon General at the time.
Healthy eating is something many strive to achieve, but oftentimes the grocery bill gets in the way. The University of Alabama offers suggestions on how you can buy nutritious food, but stay within your budget.
Three University of Alabama students and two professors will publish a book chapter detailing their research in developing a smart phone application for children with autism.
Scientists have identified a chemical compound that enhances cells’ natural abilities to combat a protein linked to Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases, according to a paper publishing Oct. 24 in the online version of Science and co-authored by University of Alabama researchers.
In recognition of National Primary Care week, The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences will provide free health screenings to the Tuscaloosa community Saturday, Nov. 2, at Midtown Village as part of the shopping center’s fall festival.
Dr. Winifred Bragg, author of the upcoming book “Anatomy of Success” and a University of Alabama alumna, will present a lecture, “How to Turn A Missed Opportunity into Success,” Thursday, Oct. 24, at 5:30 p.m. in room 205 of Smith Hall on the UA campus.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The University of Alabama Student Health Center’s department of health promotion and will host the annual fall student health fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, on the Ferguson Center plaza. Free flu shots from the UA Student Health Center will be available to all students, along with food samples from Chipotle […]
It is never too early to start caring for your child’s teeth and gums. The University of Alabama’s Dr. Angelia Paschal provides some helpful hints on how to do just that.