First Lady, Ky. Legislators Highlight Importance of Ovarian Cancer Screening

To draw attention to the importance of ovarian cancer screening, Kentucky First Lady Jane Beshear joined Kentucky’s female legislators to highlight results from the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center'...

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UK HealthCare Named ‘Rising Star’ Hospital by University HealthSystem Consortium

University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC), an alliance of the nation’s leading nonprofit academic medical centers, has named UK HealthCare among the 2013 recipients of the Rising Star Award during the UHC...

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Clinical Education Research Day Highlights Research Activities, Opportunities

The University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science will host the 2nd Annual UK Clinical Research Education Day on Friday, Oct. 25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the UK Chandler Hospital,...

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Posted - Oct 16Read More

OB/GYN Post-Doctoral Student Receives Top Honor

Dr. Linah Al-Alem is a postdoctoral scholar in the Curry lab. Originally from Jordan, she has a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Jordan and a Master’s degree in Clinical...

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Axillary RT Cuts Edema in Breast Cancer Patients

AMSTERDAM (MedPage Today) -- Patients with early breast cancer had significantly less lymphedema if they received axillary radiotherapy instead of surgical lymph node dissection, results of a randomized trial...

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Childhood Stress Not a Likely Trigger for MS

COPENHAGEN (MedPage Today) -- Stressful life events in childhood did not appear to increase the subsequent risk for multiple sclerosis (MS), researchers said here. Childhood Stress Not a Likely Trigger for MS

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Repeat Botox OK for Urinary Incontinence in MS Patients

COPENHAGEN (MedPage Today) -- Long-term treatment with serial onabotulinum toxin A (Botox) of urinary incontinence among multiple sclerosis (MS) patients appeared to be safe and effective, researchers reported...

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Timing Key When Introducing Gluten to Baby

(MedPage Today) -- The risk of celiac disease was higher in children who were introduced to gluten after 6 months of age and in those breastfed longer than 12 months, a prospective birth cohort study found....

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Center for Clinical and Translational Science Announces Pilot Funding Recipients

The University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) Pilot Funding Program announces recipients of its most recent round of pilot funding in the Collaborative Category. The mission...

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Posted - Oct 2Read More

16th Annual Gill Heart Institute Cardiovascular Research Day Scheduled for Oct. 11

The University of Kentucky Gill Heart Institute and the UK Saha Cardiovascular Research Center will host the 16th Annual Gill Heart Cardiovascular Research Day, Oct. 11, at the Lexington Convention Center....

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College of Medicine Hosts Free Community Health Fair on Sept. 8

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine, in collaboration with the colleges of pharmacy, dentistry, nursing and public health, will host the annual free Community Health Fair from 1 to 6 p.m., Sunday,...

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Posted - Sep 3Read More

Town Hall to Address Alzheimer's Information

Members of the public interested in participating in research related to aging and Alzheimer's disease are invited to a town hall-style meeting to be held on Monday, Aug. 19, in Lexington. The meeting,...

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Posted - Aug 16Read More

Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education

Effective August 1, 2013, Dr. Darrell Jennings will step down from his role as Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education to focus primarily on his role as chair in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory...

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Posted - Jul 23Read More

Ambati to Receive Mark Brothers Award

Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, professor and vice chair in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and professor of physiology at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, will receive the 2013 Mark...

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Posted - Jul 22Read More

Telehealth Expands Patient Access To Care

The following column appeared in the Lexington Herald-Leader on Sunday, July 14. By Rob Sprang Imagine that during your last visit to your mother’s home in Eastern Kentucky, you noticed that she was having...

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Posted - Jul 16Read More

Announcement Regarding UK's Markey Cancer Center Set for 10 a.m.

University of Kentucky President Dr. Eli Capilouto will join Gov. Steve Beshear, U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers, Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo, UK Vice President for Health Affairs Dr. Michael Karpf and UK Markey...

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Posted - Jul 12Read More