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Study Unveils Novel Link Between Cell Polarity and Cancer-Associated Inflammation

A new study led by University of Kentucky Markey Cancer researchers and published in the Journal of Cell Science establishes a novel link between cell polarity and cancer-associated inflammation.

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Researchers Observe Reduction in Sexual Violence Among High School Students After Implementing Bystander Intervention Program

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Led by researchers at the University of Kentucky, the study is the largest and longest randomized controlled trial of bystander intervention programs focusing on sexual violence prevention in high schools. Published this week in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, the study reveals the implementation of "Green Dot" in Kentucky high schools decreased not only sexual violence perpetration, but related forms of violence including sexual harassment, stalking and dating violence.

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sports medicince, Surgery, Orthopaedic, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Cartilage, Cartilage Repair

Dr. Christian Lattermann Becomes First Surgeon in Kentucky and Midwest to Perform MACI - a New Technology in Cartilage Repair Which He Helped Move Toward FDA Approval.

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Study Published in Stroke Supports Change to FAST Mnemonic for Stroke

A retrospective study published in Stroke indicates that missed stroke diagnoses can be significantly reduced by adding balance and vision problems to the list of presenting symptoms commonly known as FAST

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Expert Available to Discuss Higher Risk of Injury in Youth Flag Football Compared to Youth Tackle Football

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Grocery Shop Like a Cardiologist

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It's Heart Month. See how cardiologist Susan Smyth tackles her grocery list to maximize heart health.

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Orthopaedic Research Helps Patient Regain Mobility and Grow as a Nurse

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The UK Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine is able to translate research into the clinic setting. Jennifer Thomas is a prime example of how the ability to enroll patients in research studies can have positive impacts on treatment and recovery.

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Cancer, Malaria, Chloroquine, clinical trial

New Study Shows Promise for Repurposing Anti-Malarial Drug for Cancer Treatment

A new study by University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researchers shows that chloroquine – a drug currently used to treat malaria – may be useful in treating patients with metastatic cancers.

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Parkinson Disease, DBS, Deep Brain Stimulation

Experimental Treatment for Parkinson's Symptoms Shows Promise

More than 12 months after Parkinson's patient Bill Crawford received "DBS Plus," he can walk more easily and is back to leading services at his beloved Porter Memorial Church in Lexington, Ky.

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Neurogastronomy, Synesthesia, Cancer, Obesity

What Does the 1812 Overture TASTE Like?

More than 250 people attended the International Society of Neurogastronomy symposium earlier this month, where internationally-renowned pastry chef Taria Camerino was a featured speaker. Camerino is a gastoral synesthete, which means she experiences all five senses as taste.







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