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Stroke Survivor Beats the Odds with Help from AR SAVES Network

But the statewide tele-stroke network and quick-responding emergency medical professionals in Bald Knob and Searcy all saved him precious time in stroke treatment and ensured that the saved time meant a saved life.
15-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Faith in Cancer Care Team Keeps New Mexico Woman at UAMS

TIna Farber arrived in Arkansas with one thing on her mind — meeting her two new grandbabies. Her son’s third child had arrived in April, and her daughter was expecting her third about one month later.
4-Dec-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Day-Supply of Prescribed Opioids Most Decisive Factor in Likelihood of Long-Term Use

The single biggest factor determining whether a patient is likely to use opioids long term may be the number of days’ supply initially prescribed, according to a study by UAMS researchers.
16-Aug-2017 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UAMS Researchers Receive National Science Foundation Grant to Study Regulation of Emotion

A team of University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) research scientists recently received a $422,610 grant from the National Science Foundation to study the mechanisms of control of emotional responses of men and women using functional...
3-Aug-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

All Slots for Prestigious Neuro-Oncology Fellowship Filled by UAMS Residents

Two residents from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) have been selected for a prestigious fellowship in neuro-oncology administered jointly by the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health...
13-Jun-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UAMS Researchers Kill Cancer Cells Using Nanobubble Spaser as the World’s Smallest Laser

A University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) research team led by Vladimir Zharov, Ph.D., D.Sc., has demonstrated the ability to kill single cancer cells using the world’s smallest laser.
8-Jun-2017 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UAMS Researcher Presents Findings on Synthetic ‘Marijuana’ at National Meeting

Some people who use so-called synthetic marijuana, known by names such as K2 and Spice, may be unable to metabolize the drug, leading them to experience its most harmful effects, a UAMS researcher said today at a national scientific meeting in...
3-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Schexnayder Appointed to International Task Force For Pediatric Resuscitation

Steve Schexnayder, M.D., has been appointed to the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) Pediatric Task Force, which reviews the latest science to develop pediatric resuscitation guidelines used throughout the world.
6-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Castleman disease, a rare disorder of the lymph nodes and related tissues, was identified and named more than a half-century ago but, until recently, no one had written a book exclusively about it. Frits van Rhee, M.D., Ph.D., professor of...
30-Jan-2018 9:30 AM EST

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