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UAMS Celebrates New Weight Loss Clinic Location

LITTLE ROCK – The UAMS Weight Loss Clinic today celebrated its move to a new clinic space with an open house that featured free blood pressure and BMI screenings, weight loss program food samples and door prizes.

By | February 14th, 2014|News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments

UAMS Researcher Shows Estrogen May Lower Risk of Severe Liver Fibrosis in Women

Nov. 22, 2013 | New research led by a University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) hepatologist suggests that estrogen protects women with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) from severe liver fibrosis.

By | November 22nd, 2013|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Researcher Shows Estrogen May Protect Women from Severe Liver Fibrosis

LITTLE ROCK – New research led by a University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) hepatologist suggests that estrogen protects women with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) from severe liver fibrosis.

By | November 22nd, 2013|Media Contact - Taylor/Caldwell, UAMS News|0 Comments

UAMS to Provide Health Provider Education, Resources Through $1.38 Million Federal Grant to Delta Alliance

<p class="content">LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ (UAMS) Center for Rural Health and Center for Distance Health will provide health education for providers in the Delta and prescription assistance for Delta residents through a three-year $1.38 million federal grant to the Greater Delta Alliance for Health (GDAH).</p>

By | August 9th, 2013|Media Contact - Taylor/Caldwell, UAMS News|0 Comments

Arkansas Public Schools Continue to Curb Obesity Trend

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas’ public schools have continued to make healthy changes to their nutrition policies and practices, according to the seventh annual evaluation of Act 1220 of 2003, a comprehensive and coordinated approach to addressing childhood obesity in schools and communities.

By | November 10th, 2011|News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments

State Surgeon General Challenges Nutrition Students

Sept. 15, 2011 | Arkansas Surgeon General Joe Thompson, M.D., M.P.H., issued a call to arms to UAMS nutrition students to help address the state’s obesity problem.

By | September 15th, 2011|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments