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Helping Children with ADHD Thrive in the Classroom

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Nearly 15 percent of Kentucky children are currently diagnosed with ADHD, the highest rate in the nation. While medicine alone doesn't necessarily lead to improved academic performance in the long run, a new intervention developed by UK professors is aiming to do just that.

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UK Study Shows Cell Signaling Interaction May Prevent Key Step in Lung Cancer Progression

New findings from University of Kentucky faculty published in Scientific Reports reveals a novel cell signaling interaction that may prevent a key step in lung cancer progression.

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Predicting How Healthy Your Heart Will be Years Down the Road

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Testing and targeting treatment on a patient's virtual heart could lead to longer and healthier lives, especially for the 5.7 million adults with heart failure. Two University of Kentucky researchers are working to make this a reality.

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Markey's Blackburn Earns NIH New Innovator Award for Cancer Research

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University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center Researcher Jessica Blackburn has earned a prestigious National Institutes of Health's New Innovator Award, a grant totaling $1.5 million over five years to fund pediatric cancer research.

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Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Studying Drug's Potential to Prevent Alzheimer's

A researcher at the University of Kentucky is exploring whether low doses of Rapamycin, a drug commonly used as an immunosuppressant for organ transplant recipients, can restore brain function before the disease changes in the brain affect a person's memory.

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UK Researchers Seek to Identify Ways to Relieve Post-Chemotherapy Cognitive Impairment

Many cancer survivors experience devastating cognitive impairment following chemotherapy. Researchers at UK are trying to identify strategies to relieve these symptoms.

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Fall Foliage: As Greens Fade, Reds and Yellows Pop

Every year around this time, nature puts her greens to bed and awakens her autumn colors. That palette of reds, yellows and oranges painting the landscape is part of a very important ecological process.

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UK Researchers Take Community Approach in Battling Opioid Epidemic in Eastern Kentucky

With a $1.16 million cooperative agreement from the CDC, NIDA, SAMHSA and the Appalachian Regional Commission, April Young, researcher with the University of Kentucky College of Public Health and Center on Drug and Alcohol Research, will partner with communities to conduct research to address the opioid epidemic in 12 Eastern Kentucky counties.

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New Study Discovers "Killer Peptide" That Helps Eliminate Resistant Cancer Cells

A new study by University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researchers shows that when therapy-sensitive cancer cells die, they release a "killer peptide" that can eliminate therapy-resistant cells.

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Can Massaging One Leg Confer Benefit to the Other?

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Two University of Kentucky researchers have been awarded a $2.1 million, five-year grant to study how massage might aid in the recovery of muscle mass and reduce muscle atrophy, with implications for the elderly, the ill, and those recovering from injury.







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