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It’s not just Alzheimer’s disease: Sanders-Brown research highlights form of severe dementia

The long-running study on aging and brain health at the University of Kentucky’s Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Alzheimer’s Disease Center has once again resulted in important new findings – highlighting a complex and under-recognized form of...
26-Jun-2020 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UK's Korotkov Partners With Atomwise to Screen for Potential Drugs Against Novel COVID-19 Target

The University of Kentucky announced a research collaboration with Atomwise, an industry leader in using artificial intelligence (AI) for small molecule discovery, to explore potential COVID-19 therapies.
22-Jun-2020 11:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Alpacas Could be the Secret Weapon Against COVID-19

University of Kentucky College of Medicine researchers are using special antibodies made by alpacas to help understand COVID-19 and potentially develop a treatment that could protect people from being infected.
18-Jun-2020 8:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Clinical Trial Looks at Antiseptic Nasal Spray and Gargle to Prevent COVID-19 Infections


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Study Shows Opioid, Sedative and Antidepressant Use Pre-Surgery Leads to Worse Outcomes

A study led by University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researchers showed that patients who already used opioids, sedatives or antidepressants prior to colorectal surgery experience significantly more complications post-surgery.
8-Jun-2020 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UK, ArtemiLife Partner to Test for Anti-Cancer Activity of Artemisia Annua Extracts

The University of Kentucky and ArtemiLife Inc. will collaborate on a clinical study using the extract of a medicinal plant grown in Kentucky to test for anti-cancer activity of Artemisia annua and to determine the recommended dose of Artemisia...
3-Jun-2020 9:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UK Study Finds Many Colon Cancer Patients Not Receiving Standard of Care Therapy

A new University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center study finds that many Kentucky patients with colon cancer are not receiving the recommended standard of care therapy for their disease.
3-Jun-2020 9:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Developing Culturally Responsive Strategies to Help African American Women Overcome Barriers to Good Heart Health

Research has shown African American women have disproportionately higher rates of cardiovascular disease risk factors compared to their white counterparts. UK College of Health Sciences assistant professor Brandi White has been working with African...
28-May-2020 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Juneteenth Explained: ‘History Doesn’t Repeat Itself; People Do’

Today, Juneteenth — which celebrates the abolition of slavery — coincides with protests across the U.S. against racial injustice. Society has become inspired to renew their interest in African American history — a legacy filled with tragedy,...
19-Jun-2020 7:15 AM EDT

COVID-19 Pandemic Spotlights Greater Need for Telehealth Training

11-May-2020 3:10 PM EDT

How Will COVID-19 Impact the 2020 Election? University of Kentucky Experts Have Insight

While the 2020 general election is still more than six months away, the COVID-19 pandemic has sidelined much of the presidential campaign. Meanwhile, state and county officials across the U.S. are already preparing ways to allow voters to cast their...
28-Apr-2020 9:00 AM EDT

University of Kentucky Social Psychologist Explains Proper Social Distancing, Steps to Counter Loneliness

As Tony Love, assistant professor of sociology in the UK College of Arts and Sciences, stresses in the Q&A below, it’s important to stay socially connected — even during times when we can’t physically be together.
23-Apr-2020 2:00 PM EDT

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University of Kentucky Expert, Economist Michael Clark Weighs in on Impact of COVID-19

7-Apr-2020 8:40 AM EDT

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Virology Expert Answers Key Questions on COVID-19

University of Kentucky virologist Rebecca Dutch answers key questions related to the novel coronavirus. Dutch discusses the virus’ origin, transmission rates, mutation, testing, the difference between COVID-19 and SARS/MERS, and more.
2-Apr-2020 4:00 AM EDT

Virologist available to answer key questions about COVID-19

31-Mar-2020 11:05 AM EDT

Understanding Brain Inflammation and Stroke Recovery

University of Kentucky professor Ann Stowe’s research may pave the way to understanding and improving how the brain recovers from stroke.
19-Feb-2020 8:55 AM EST

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