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UK Awarded $11.2 Million Grant to Launch New Center for Cancer and Metabolism

The University of Kentucky was recently awarded a prestigious Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) grant to study the metabolism of cancer from the National Institutes of General Medical Sciences, part of the National Institutes of...
17-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UK Marketing Professor Finds New Connections Between Body Image and Spending

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New research finds new parallels between idealized body images in advertising and consumer spending.
28-Mar-2017 4:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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.
20-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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...
8-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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
23-Feb-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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.
3-Feb-2017 3:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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...
26-Jan-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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.
10-Jan-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

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

26-Apr-2017 9:00 AM EDT

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.

2-Mar-2017 8:05 AM EST

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

16-Feb-2017 9:05 AM EST

University of Kentucky Tobacco Control Researcher Explains Advantages, Limitations of FDA’s New Deeming Rule on E-Cigs, Cigars, Hookah

9-Aug-2016 9:05 AM EDT

Expert Offers Commentary on U.S. Preparedness for Imminent Health Security Threats

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University of Kentucky professor Glen Mays provides commentary on the Health Security Preparedness Index, which measures the ability of the U.S. government to respond to disasters.
18-Jul-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Experts Available to Comment on Early Onset Dementia-Alzheimer's Type and Coach Pat Summitt

28-Jun-2016 9:05 AM EDT

Know the Signs to Preventing and Treating Joint Pain

Dr. Stephen Duncan provides advice to the general population about treating and preventing hip and knee joint pain.
7-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT

Law Professor's New Book Gives Behind-the-Scenes Look at Major Cases in Election Law

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"Election Law Stories," edited by election law expert Joshua Douglas and Eugene D. Mazo, offers a deep-dive into the most significant cases in election law across the nation.
26-Apr-2016 4:05 AM EDT

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