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Kentucky Geological Survey researcher to develop landslide models, risk assessments in Eastern Kentucky

Funded by FEMA, the three-year project will allow Matt Crawford, a landslide researcher, to work with local officials in eastern Kentucky to adopt strategies for reducing landslide risks to infrastructure and improving response for landslide events.
27-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Do Sadists Feel Sad After Inflicting Pain? UK Grad Authors Intriguing Study

A new study authored by David Chester, who graduated with a doctorate in experimental psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences from the University of Kentucky, delves deeper into sadistic tendencies and aggressive behavior. More specifically,...
25-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

ACA Medicaid Expansion Shows Impact on Colon Cancer Screenings, Survival in Ky.

A new University of Kentucky study published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons shows a direct link between the adoption of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Medicaid expansion and the impact of colon cancer on Kentuckians.
25-Feb-2019 7:30 AM EST Add to Favorites


Journalism Students Take to the Sky to Learn From a Bird's Eye View

In a drone journalism class in Kentucky, students are learning to use new drone technology for news gathering purposes.
22-Feb-2019 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites


$2.3 million NIH Grant Aims to Help Improve Diversity in Science and Health Care

Through a recent five-year, $2.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), University of Kentucky faculty Don Frazier and Brett Spear will partner with faculty from qualified minority-serving institutions across the U.S. and Puerto...
20-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Research Identifies Pathway Connecting Some ARV Drugs With Liver Disease

Research out of the University of Kentucky has identified a potential pathway by which certain ARV drugs -- commonly given to patients with HIV -- give rise to liver disease.
31-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Scientists Assemble Genome of Salamander with Regeneration Capabilities

Scientists at the University of Kentucky have assembled the entire genome of the Mexican Axolotl, the key to unlocking the secrets of regeneration with potential for life-changing clinical applications down the road.
23-Jan-2019 9:50 AM EST Add to Favorites

Sci-Fi to Reality: Superpowered Salamander May Hold the Key to Human Regeneration

Scientists at the Unviersity of Kentucky have assembled the entire genome of the Mexican Axolotl, the key to unlocking the secrets of regeneration with potential for life-changing clinical applications down the road.
18-Jan-2019 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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The axolotl's genome has been fully assembled. What are implications for science and medicine?

25-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST

Bah, Humbug? Psychology Expert on How to Cope With Holiday Stress

'Tis the season to be merry and bright! But you may be feeling less than joyful during the "most wonderful time of the year." Do you experience stress, anxiety or even depression from November to January? If so, you're not alone.
6-Dec-2018 11:05 AM EST

Worried That Grandpa's Behavior Is Dementia? Here's How to Tell the Difference.

3-Dec-2018 11:40 AM EST


The holidays are coming. When you sit at the table with Grandma, are you worried that her forgetfulness is Alzheimer's? Here are a few tips to help you tell the difference.

8-Nov-2018 9:00 AM EST

Expert Available to Comment on Controversy Re: Use of Aspirin to Prevent Diabetes, Heart Attack and Stroke

28-Aug-2018 1:05 PM EDT


UK Communication Professor Seeks Drug Disposal Solutions

UK researcher Don Helme is partnering with the Kentucky Attorney General’s office to gauge public opinion on a new drug deactivation pouch, part of a larger effort to develop solutions to the state’s opioid epidemic. Four counties have received...
19-Jul-2018 4:15 PM EDT


UK Professor Assists with Development of Guidelines for Treating Opioid Use Disorder

Dr. Michelle Lofwall was among the experts tapped to assist in the development of guidelines regarding the use of medication in the treatment of opioid use disorder.
6-Mar-2018 11:00 AM EST


Cardiologist to Present Data from Major Clinical Trial on Heart Disease Resulting from Breast Cancer Treatment

5-Mar-2018 10:00 AM EST

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