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Researchers Identify Two Ways to Predict Vascular Cognitive Impairment and Dementia (VCID)

Research from the UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging has identified two potential ways to predict VCID – the second leading cause of dementia behind Alzheimer's disease
7-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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University of Kentucky Sports Medicine Research Institute Awarded $4 Million from U.S. Department of Defense

The University of Kentucky Sports Medicine Research Institute received a $4 million research contract from the United States Department of Defense and Office of Naval Research to expand research focused on determining optimal physical and mental...
23-Oct-2018 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Research Links Signaling Pathways to Combating Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Researchers at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine have discovered that targeting a specific signaling pathway could potentially provide a new therapeutic avenue for treating Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, the most severe fetal alcohol spectrum...
23-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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XLerateHealth Partners with UK, UofL, WVU on Regional Biomedical Technology Accelerator Hub

XLerateHealth, LLC, a Louisville-based healthcare technology accelerator that focuses on startups and commercialization, will join forces with a consortium of 24 academic institutions led by the University of Kentucky (UK), in partnership with the...
11-Oct-2018 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Ketogenic Diet Appears to Prevent Cognitive Decline in Mice

The Ketogenic Diet, simple caloric restriction, or the pharmaceutical rapamycin appear to improve neurovascular function and prevent cognitive decline in animal models
11-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Study Shows Promise for Targeting Breast Cancer Metastasis

A new study by University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researchers suggests that targeting a protein known as collagen XIII could be key for suppressing breast cancer metastasis.
8-Oct-2018 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Kentucky Biologist Receives Nearly $1.9 Million to Study Retinal Regeneration Using Zebrafish

Ann Morris, associate professor of biology at UK, will use the National Institutes of Health funding to continue her cutting-edge research in retinal development and regeneration.
3-Oct-2018 1:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

To Fight Kentucky’s Biggest Cancer Killer, Markey Researchers Think Small

In a study published in the Journal of Controlled Release, University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researchers used nanoparticles to deliver powerful chemotherapy drugs directly to lungs affected by metastatic disease while avoiding toxicity...
27-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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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

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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

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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

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

5-Mar-2018 10:00 AM EST

How Is an Olympian's Heart Different?

In this video, Dr. Vincent Sorrell of the Gill Heart & Vascular Institute at the University of Kentucky describes how an athlete's heart evolves to accommodate increased demand.
23-Feb-2018 3:55 PM EST

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Another Alzheimer's Drug Failure: Are We Nearing the End of our Rope on the Anti-Amyloid Hypothesis?

19-Jan-2018 2:00 PM EST

Expert Available to Talk About Long Acting Reversible Contraception Including IUDs, Implants and Shots.

26-Apr-2017 9:00 AM EDT

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