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Sensitivity to Light or Noise Correlates with Increased Emotional Symptoms in Concussed Teens

Two researchers from the University of Kentucky have demonstrated a connection between sensitivity to light or noise and increased emotional symptoms in teens who have suffered a concussion.
18-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

New Study Helps Scientists Understand Melanoma Development

A new study by University of Kentucky researchers shows how a genetic defect in a specific hormonal pathway may make people more susceptible to developing melanoma, the deadliest type of skin cancer.
15-Jul-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Male Mosquitoes on a Mission

A University of Kentucky professor and his former student have teamed up to form a company that uses a very unique approach to control a common pest that can carry dangerous diseases.
15-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Compounded Negative Outcomes Shown to Be Associated with Comorbid Alzheimer's Disease and Cerebrovascular Disease

Researchers from the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging at the University of Kentucky have been able to confirm anecdotal information on patients with both Alzheimer's disease (AD) and cerebrovascular disease (CVD) using mouse models in two different...
3-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT

VIDEO Feature: Father and Son Collaborate on Watermelon Research at UK

A father and son duo work in two very different colleges on campus, but a joint research interest demonstrates the importance of collaboration at the University of Kentucky.
23-Jun-2014 12:00 PM EDT

UK Superfund Research Center Receives $12.2 Million Federal Grant

The University of Kentucky has received a $12.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue its work to better understand and minimize negative health and environmental impacts from hazardous waste sites.
16-Jun-2014 10:00 AM EDT

UK Researcher Prepares Paraplegic Patient To "Walk Again" with Exoskeleton Suit During Kick Off of the World Cup

With an anticipated 1 billion soccer fans around the world watching, a paraplegic Brazilian will signal the start of the 2014 World Cup on June 12 with a miraculous movement.
11-Jun-2014 2:00 PM EDT

GWAS Study Ties ABCC9 Anomalies, Sulfonylurea Exposure to HS-Aging

A genome-wide association study (GWAS) at the University of Kentucky has provided new insight into Hippocampal Sclerosis of Aging (HS-A), a common disease affecting the elderly.
29-Apr-2014 2:00 PM EDT

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UK Otolaryngologist Works to Address Rural Disparities of Pediatric Hearing Loss

Dr. Matthew Bush combines his Appalachian background and clinical expertise to understand and address delayed access to hearing health care for rural children.
11-Apr-2014 1:00 PM EDT

UK Maya Expert Weighs in on Dec. 21 Apocalypse Theories

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.
20-Dec-2012 12:30 PM EST

Experts Available on Reported Death of Gadhafi

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.
20-Oct-2011 11:10 AM EDT

Expert Available for Comment on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

University of Kentucky psychology professor Susan Barron is available to comment on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).
8-Sep-2011 11:55 AM EDT

University of Kentucky Faculty Share Insights on Federal Debt Debate

Experts are available to comment on the current debt limit debate and the economic impacts a default could cause.
28-Jul-2011 2:30 PM EDT

Experts Available for Comment on Bin Laden

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...
3-May-2011 11:40 AM EDT

Professors Available for Comment on Japan Earthquake/Tsunami and Nuclear Crisis

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...
15-Mar-2011 1:40 PM EDT

Professors Available for Comment on Uprising in Middle East and Northern Africa

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-Mar-2011 12:35 PM EST

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