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Do You Know Your Numbers?


Many believe that heart health involves strenuous tasks and countless hours at the gym. But just 30 minutes of exercise five out of seven days a week can reduce heart attack risk by up to 50 percent.
1-Feb-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Engineering the Super Bowl Halftime Show


Lots of people look forward to the Super Bowl as much for the halftime show as the game itself, and a University of Kentucky alumnus has been part of making several of those shows happen. James Casalino turned his love for engineering and the...
27-Jan-2016 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

After Son's Diagnosis, Engineer Begins Inventing Technologies for Autism Therapy


When University of Kentucky Professor Samson Cheung's son was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, he revamped his research focus to meet the challenge. Now, he's inventing new technologies to aid children, therapists and teachers.
26-Jan-2016 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Immunotherapy Research Leads To "Triple Play" for One Scientist


Researchers have begun to explore in earnest the concept of "mixed vascular dementia," but until recently there was no reliable animal model. When Donna Wilcock of the UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging discovered that a special diet deficient in B...
25-Jan-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

The Science Behind Snow's Serenity


A thick blanket of snow covering streets, walkways and rooftops can cause some major stress, but it can also be calming. The world seems quieter and it's not just because people are hibernating inside.
21-Jan-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Going to the Grocery Isn't Just for Shopping for Dietetics & Human Nutrition Researcher

Going to the grocery store is not a chore for one University of Kentucky professor. In fact, Alison Gustafson views the places where people buy food as “labs." Watch why this Dietetics and Human Nutrition professor is so passionate about food...
20-Jan-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

University of Kentucky Chemistry Researchers Develop Metal Complexes to Study Cancer


UK chemistry researchers and graduate students recently published a study showing that specialized compounds containing the metal ruthenium may be able to recognize or damage specific DNA structures relevant for cancer.
11-Jan-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Book Challenges Remembrances of 'Christmas Truce'


In December 1914, German and British soldiers on the western front initiated a series of unofficial ceasefires. Enlisted men across No Man’s Land abandoned trenches and crossed enemy lines to sing carols, share food and play soccer. Yet new...
22-Dec-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Expert Available to Comment on New Statement From the American Heart Association Re: Heart Attacks in Women


26-Jan-2016 11:05 AM EST

Mammograms Starting at Age 45? Cancer Radiologists Available to Discuss New Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines

21-Oct-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Oncology Experts Available to Comment on Risk Factors for Melanoma, Pancreatic Cancers in Light of Jimmy Carter Diagnosis

24-Aug-2015 4:05 PM EDT

University of Kentucky Economics Professor Available to Comment on Global Ramifications of Greece's Financial Emergency


7-Jul-2015 9:15 AM EDT

Health Policy Expert Available to Discuss Economics of SCOTUS Decision


25-Jun-2015 12:05 PM EDT

New Class of Drugs Might Change the Landscape for Migraine Treatment

CGRP monoclonal antibodies appear to significantly reduce the frequency of migraine in human clinical trials, potentially changing the landscape for migraine treatment. Headache specialist Sid Kapoor, MD, discusses the enormous potential -- and...
19-Jun-2015 12:05 PM EDT

New Cholesterol Drug Could Improve Cardiovascular Health….But Will Insurers Pay for It?

In clinical trials, a new drug class known as PCSK9 Inhibitors reduced bad cholesterol markedly and is expected to be approved by the FDA this summer. An expert in lipid management discusses some of the barriers to its use.
11-Jun-2015 9:05 AM EDT

University of Kentucky Opiate Addiction Researcher Available to Discuss Heroin Epidemic


9-Feb-2015 3:00 PM EST

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