Results from an ongoing epidemiological study at the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging suggests a connection between self-reported incidence of memory loss and cognitive memory impairment later in life.
2/21/2014 11:00 AM EST
Analysis by the Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center shows that emergency department overdose visits involving heroin climbed 197 percent and heroin-related deaths climbed 207 percent in 2012, while benzodiazepines were associated with...
2/21/2014 9:45 AM EST
A new study led by University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researcher Peter Zhou shows that targeting Twist, a nuclear protein that is an accelerant of the epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) program in human cells, may provide an effective...
2/11/2014 4:00 PM EST
A new study by University of Kentucky researchers shows that women who never or rarely screen for breast cancer are also unlikely to receive screening for cervical cancer. The study also identified four key barriers independently associated with the...
1/22/2014 11:10 AM EST
A new study led by University of Kentucky researchers suggests that activating the tumor suppressor p53 in normal cells causes them to secrete Par-4, another potent tumor suppressor protein that induces cell death in cancer cells. This finding may...
1/9/2014 2:00 PM EST
A new study review authored by the University of Kentucky's Dr. David Mannino examines the gender differences in the prevalence, pathophysiology, and clinical presentation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and how this information may...
12/3/2013 9:20 AM EST
A new study led by University of Kentucky researchers suggests that a diet low in vitamin D causes damage to the brain.
12/2/2013 10:00 AM EST
The UK Center for Clinical and Translational Science launches an unique biobank that will be comprehensive, global, and prospective in nature.
11/19/2013 12:00 PM EST
Rusty Barrett, an expert on Mayan culture, weighed in on how the Mayan calendar works, discussed his research with the Mayan population, and shared his observations of the Maya's reactions to the idea that the world will end on Dec. 21, 2012.
12/20/2012 12:30 PM EST
Professors from University of Kentucky's College of Arts and Sciences and Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce are available to comment on the reported death of former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.
10/20/2011 11:10 AM EDT
University of Kentucky psychology professor Susan Barron is available to comment on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).
9/8/2011 11:55 AM EDT
Experts are available to comment on the current debt limit debate and the economic impacts a default could cause.
7/28/2011 2:30 PM EDT
Professors from University of Kentucky's College of Arts and Sciences and Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce are available to comment on the recent death of Osama bin Laden and its impact on the war on terrorism and the psyche...
5/3/2011 11:40 AM EDT
Professors from University of Kentucky's College of Engineering and Department of Physics and Astronomy are available to comment on Japan’s nuclear crisis. A scientist from Kentucky Geological Survey and professors from the University of...
3/15/2011 1:40 PM EDT
Professors from University of Kentucky's College of Arts and Sciences and Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce are available to comment on the intensifying situation in Libya and provide context for associated uprisings in...
3/3/2011 12:35 PM EST
Professors are available to comment on various topics surrounding this weekend's shootings in Arizona, including how the press handled the news with advent of social media, America's increasingly heated political rhetoric, and brain injuries and...
1/10/2011 3:00 PM EST