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UK Healthcare has been approved for the Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke Gold Plus award

American Heart Association/American Stroke Association -"Congratulations! We are proud to announce that UK Healthcare has been approved for the Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke Gold Plus award.  You have also...

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Posted - May 23Read More

Science 4 Everyone to Host Free Public Talk on Dementia

By Kathryn MaconLEXINGTON, Ky. (April 24, 2017) — This Wednesday, Science 4 Everyone KY will host a free public talk about dementia and neuroscience for a general audience."Using neuroscience to solve the next...

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Posted - Apr 24Read More

Neuro Summit To Address When To Treat, When To Refer To Specialist

This week Dr. Greg talks with Dr. Larry Goldstein, Co-Director of the Kentucky Neuroscience Institute, about an upcoming Practical Update, CE Opportunity at UK Hospital.Listen HereThe Departments of Neurology...

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Posted - Apr 21Read More

Invitation: 2017 Practical Update in Neurology & Neurosurgery

The Departments of Neurology & Neurosurgery within University of Kentucky College of Medicine are hosting an update course on May 5, 2017.  The 2017 Practical Update in Neurology and Neurosurgery, will...

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Posted - Mar 16Read More

The Paleo Solution - Episode 358 with Dr. Dan Han – Neurogastronomy

Robb Wolf 'This episode we have guest Dr. Dan Han. Dr. Han is the Chief of University of Kentucky Neuropsychology Service’s clinical section, the director of the UK Multidisciplinary Concussion Program, and an...

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Posted - Mar 14Read More

Neurology Resident's Study, Published in Stroke, Proposes Change to FAST Mnemonic for Stroke

Organizations like the American Heart Association have promoted the FAST concept to help people recognize the symptoms of stroke.FAST stands for Face, Arm, Speech and Time – the last letter a reminder to seek...

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Posted - Feb 22Read More

Parkinson's disease research and treatment with Dr. Craig van Horne

Parkinson’s disease is a long-term, progressive disorder of the nervous system that affects movement. An estimated seven to 10 million people worldwide are living with Parkinson’s. The symptoms for the disease...

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Posted - Feb 22Read More

Experimental Treatment for Parkinson's Symptoms Shows Early Promise

 Laura Dawahare | UKnow | Jan. 6, 2017 "About 14 years ago, Bill Crawford noticed a persistent twitching in one of his fingers that was interfering with his rehearsal time as the music pastor at Porter...

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Posted - Jan 12Read More

Dr. Larry Goldstein featured on Health Matters - October 19, 2016

Kentucky ranks eighth in the nation in our rate of stroke; we lose over 2000 Kentuckians every year to this disease. The risk factors are very similar to those for heart disease and include high blood pressure...

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Posted - Jan 9Read More

UK Multidisciplinary Team Presents First of its Kind Protocol for Traumatic Brain Injuries in Equine Sports in Berlin

Equestrian sports contributes to the highest percentage of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) in sports, based on findings in the National Trauma Databank. Multiple concussions and head trauma can have long-term...

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Posted - Jan 7Read More

Hog jowls and clementines: A bid to awaken cancer patients’ ruined sense of taste

Eric Boodman December 21, 2016 | STAT"The medicines were rich and strange, their active ingredients so particular they sounded fictional...""Together, they envisioned a conference that would combine...

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Posted - Dec 29Read More

What Does the 1812 Overture TASTE Like?

Laura Dawahare and Allison Perry'also.... just becauseI am working out the flavor for the 1812 OvertureI will most likely put it into a lolli this is an incredible challengeas it is making me cry while I...

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Posted - Dec 15Read More

Sanders-Brown Named Site for Landmark NIH Grant

"The University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) has been selected to participate in a multicenter, landmark $3.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to identify biomarkers...

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Posted - Dec 15Read More

UK Neurology Residents Create Fundraiser to Aid Ecuador

When a major earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale hit the country of Ecuador earlier this year, Dr. Mauricio Villamar and his wife, Dr. Ana Cristina Albuja, both neurology residents at the University...

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Posted - Oct 28Read More

Symposium Showcases Clinical and Translational Research in the Neurosciences

More than 200 scientists and clinical investigators gathered last week to share insights and learn more about translational and clinical neuroscience research underway at the University of Kentucky. The 2016...

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Posted - Sep 29Read More