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Standing Up to Childhood Obesity by Not Sitting as Much in School


Study finds standing desks improve body mass index percentile of children
30-Aug-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UofL Research Shows Presence of Children in the Home Did Not Motivate Parents to Test for Radon, Secondhand Smoke

Luz Huntington-Moskos, Ph.D., R.N., C.P.N., UofL School of Nursing assistant professor, recently published findings in the journal Public Health Nursing that show the presence of children in the home did not motivate parents to test and mitigate for...
30-Aug-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Louisville Faculty Named Editors-in-Chief of Medical Journals


Two faculty from the University of Louisville have been named editors-in-chief of the 'International Journal of Transplantation Research and Medicine' and the 'Journal of Medical Regulation'
29-Aug-2016 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Answering the Call for LGBTQ Health Equity


Physicians and other health care providers will learn specific skills for the care of LGBTQ patients at the UofL School of Medicine. They also will have the opportunity to join a web-based network of LGBTQ-friendly providers.
18-Aug-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UofL Researchers to Explore the Lifetime Effects of Cigarette Smoke and Genetics on Infertility


University of Louisville researchers have been awarded a three-year, $440,000 NIH grant to study the effects of smoking and genetics on infertility.
16-Aug-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Participants Sought by University of Louisville for Research in E-Cigarette Flavors


The latest effort in the University of Louisville's work to build a body of research in electronic cigarettes is a clinical trail examining flavors used in the devices.
12-Aug-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

CAR T-Cells Targeting CD4 Protein Granted Orphan Drug Designation for Treatment of Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma


A new drug therapy for peripheral T-cell lymphoma has been granted Orphan Drug Designation by the FDA and the University of Louisville will be the site of first-in-human study
11-Aug-2016 5:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UTHSC-Houston Researcher to Present Cardiology Lecture in Louisville


A professor-researcher in cardiology from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston will present “Sir William Osler and Modern Genetic-Based Precision Medicine” for the 2016 Leonard Leight Lecture at the University of Louisville.
9-Aug-2016 7:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

With Both Political Conventions Over, Who Came Out Ahead?

Nationally recognized political science expert and University of Louisville professor Dewey Clayton Ph.D., is available to national media to offer comment and political analysis following the conclusion of both Republican and Democratic national...
29-Jul-2016 12:05 PM EDT

Who Came Out Ahead? Politico.com Contributor Available for Post-Political Convention Comment/Analysis.

29-Jul-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Will Recent Police-Related Shootings Trigger “Ferguson Effect”?


Will the scrutiny surrounding recent shootings in Texas, Louisiana and Minnesota cause local law enforcement to scale back their policing efforts? Nationally recognized criminal justice expert Justin Nix has studied the "Ferguson Effect" and is...
14-Jul-2016 4:05 PM EDT

National Police Training Expert: Use Common Sense/Open Dialogue to Reduce Potential Police Shootings

Harvard Law Fellow and University of Louisville law professor Dr.Laura McNeal is a nationally-recognized expert in effective police training techniques and can provide unique insight, as well as real-life, tangible solutions to both the law...
12-Jul-2016 12:05 PM EDT

National Expert: Use Common Sense/Open Dialogue to Reduce Potential Police Shootings

12-Jul-2016 12:05 PM EDT

Jupiter ‘MRI’ to Reveal Solar System Secrets

NASA will celebrate July 4th by firing the rockets of its Juno mission spacecraft, sending the probe into Jupiter’s orbit 534 million miles from Earth. NASA-funded researcher and current UofL dynamic meteorology professor Tim Dowling, says the...
1-Jul-2016 11:05 AM EDT

UofL Professor of Surgery Named Editor-in-Chief of Prestigious Scientific Journal


Susan Galandiuk, M.D., professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Louisville, has been named editor-in-chief of Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, the scientific journal of The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.
31-May-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Tobacco Smoke Makes Germs More Resilient


UofL dental researcher explores microbiological mechanisms as World Health Organization urges for a day of abstinence from tobacco use on May 31
30-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT

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