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Neurogastronomy: Will People Be Healthier If We Can Make Broccoli Taste Like Chocolate?

This year's International Society of Neurogastronomy symposium will explore brain and behavior in the context of food.
17-Jan-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: How a Team of Traveling Mice are Advancing the Alzheimer's Cause

Scientists from four different institutions are working together to identify a biomarker for Alzheimer's Disease using mice that travel an 850-mile circuit to test the efficacy of special technology called Quest MRI.
4-Jan-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UK Study Finds Biomarker Targets to Make Drugs More Effective in Fighting Cancer

A new study published in Nature Communications and led by University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researcher Qing-Bai She identifies biomarker targets that may make existing drugs more effective in fighting certain cancers.
22-Dec-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Clinical Trial for Stroke Innovates Patient Care and Research at UK

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The combination of a new clinical trial and tissue bank is innovating stroke care and research at the University of Kentucky. Led by a multidisciplinary team of clinicians and scientists, the studies aim to develop new treatments using existing...
21-Dec-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

FCC, NCI Working with Markey to Improve Rural Cancer Care Via Broadband Access

A new collaboration using resources from the UK Markey Cancer Center, FCC, NCI, and more will evaluate how to use telecommunications to improve access to cancer care for patients in Eastern Kentucky.
14-Dec-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

LGBQ* Women’s Sexual Desire Particularly Impacted by Social and Cultural Pressures

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After interviewing women who identify as bisexual, lesbian and heterosexual, a study from UK researchers is contributing to the understanding of how desire is influenced by issues such as sexism, religion, sexual orientation discrimination and more.
6-Dec-2017 9:20 AM EST Add to Favorites

Kentucky Researchers First to Produce High Grade Rare Earths From Coal

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University of Kentucky researchers have produced nearly pure rare earth concentrates from Kentucky coal using an environmentally-conscious and cost-effective process, a groundbreaking accomplishment in the energy industry.
21-Nov-2017 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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...
16-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Expert Available to Talk About Long Acting Reversible Contraception Including IUDs, Implants and Shots.

26-Apr-2017 9:00 AM EDT

Dr. Christian Lattermann Becomes First Surgeon in Kentucky and Midwest to Perform MACI - a New Technology in Cartilage Repair Which He Helped Move Toward FDA Approval.

2-Mar-2017 8:05 AM EST

Expert Available to Discuss Higher Risk of Injury in Youth Flag Football Compared to Youth Tackle Football

16-Feb-2017 9:05 AM EST

University of Kentucky Tobacco Control Researcher Explains Advantages, Limitations of FDA’s New Deeming Rule on E-Cigs, Cigars, Hookah

9-Aug-2016 9:05 AM EDT

Expert Offers Commentary on U.S. Preparedness for Imminent Health Security Threats

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University of Kentucky professor Glen Mays provides commentary on the Health Security Preparedness Index, which measures the ability of the U.S. government to respond to disasters.
18-Jul-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Experts Available to Comment on Early Onset Dementia-Alzheimer's Type and Coach Pat Summitt

28-Jun-2016 9:05 AM EDT

Know the Signs to Preventing and Treating Joint Pain

Dr. Stephen Duncan provides advice to the general population about treating and preventing hip and knee joint pain.
7-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT

Law Professor's New Book Gives Behind-the-Scenes Look at Major Cases in Election Law

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"Election Law Stories," edited by election law expert Joshua Douglas and Eugene D. Mazo, offers a deep-dive into the most significant cases in election law across the nation.
26-Apr-2016 4:05 AM EDT

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