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UK Markey Cancer Center study reveals extent of undiagnosed cancer cases caused by pandemic

Over 134,000 cancer cases went undiagnosed in the U.S. during the first 10 months of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center study.
22-Feb-2024 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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University of Kentucky scientists develop eco-friendly magnet to battle microplastics

Plastic pollution is a pressing environmental issue, and University of Kentucky Martin-Gatton College of Agriculture, Food and Environment researchers are leading the charge with an innovative solution.
12-Feb-2024 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Nursing’s Stanifer chosen as scholar in Environmental Health Research Institute for Nurse and Clinician Scientists

A researcher in the University of Kentucky College of Nursing has been selected as a scholar for the Environmental Health Research Institute for Nurse and Clinician Scientists (EHRI-NCS).
9-Feb-2024 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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'He was where he was supposed to be' — A series of fortunate events saves UK patient's life

Weekends in the fall are chaotic in the Zuber household. Dan Zuber coaches basketball at Woodford Middle School in Versailles. His wife Wendy, a former volleyball coach, runs a volleyball clinic in Franklin County.
8-Feb-2024 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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University of Kentucky study explores how macrophages regulate regenerative healing in spiny mice

A team of researchers at the University of Kentucky and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital is delving deeper into the science behind how spiny mice can regenerate lost tissue and using what they learn to trigger regeneration in other types of mice —...
25-Jan-2024 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Markey Cancer Center patient thriving after chance encounter leads to early diagnosis

In the spring of 2022, Lexington resident Jan Carrico noticed she’d developed fever blisters and a lymph node on the left side of her neck was swollen.
24-Jan-2024 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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AI helping bring vital stroke care ‘virtually to the patient’s bedside’

Justin Fraser, M.D., and his University of Kentucky colleagues have a phrase they frequently use to convey the urgency of their care: “Time is brain.” 
19-Jan-2024 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Caring for the caregiver: UK neurology helps patient overcome rare condition

In 2019, Tiona Stevenson realized she didn’t feel like herself.She couldn’t sleep. She couldn’t focus at work. Something was off, but Tiona couldn’t pinpoint the problem. She spent two long years working through it.“I was working my...
18-Jan-2024 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


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Q & A with UK sport psychologist Marc Cormier: How student-athletes handle high-pressure situations

It’s basketball fans’ favorite time of year — March Madness. Whether it is the love of basketball, or the thrill of competition, every fan is rooting on a favorite team.What does it take to win it all? Marc Cormier, director of the Sport and...
10-Mar-2023 10:05 AM EST

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UK HealthCare neurologist working to improve access to MS treatments

Together with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) experts, biostatisticians and clinicians from across the globe, a UK HealthCare neurologist has helped compile an essential list of MS medications for patients in resource-poor settings. Jagannadha “Jay”...
2-Mar-2023 11:05 AM EST

UK Psychology Expert Offers Ways to Help Children Cope With COVID Anxiety

In the Q&A session below, Michelle Martel, a psychology professor in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Kentucky, shares her expertise and offers tips for helping your child cope with COVID anxiety.
6-Oct-2021 9:00 AM EDT

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University of Kentucky Researcher a Force in the Fight Against Lyme Disease

At a time when incidence of Lyme disease is rising across the U.S., a study led by University of Kentucky College of Medicine researcher Brian Stevenson, Ph.D., may provide a significant impact in the fight against the disease. A new study will...
17-Sep-2021 10:20 AM EDT

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Reopening Anxiety? Here’s How to Overcome it According to University of Kentucky Experts

For nearly a year, we relied on masks to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Now, many are removing the facial coverings, but that doesn’t mean it will be easy to shed the anxiety that accompanies a global pandemic. If you’re having difficulty...
29-Jun-2021 9:00 AM EDT

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