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U.S. News & World Report Ranks UK Chandler Hospital Best in the State, UK HealthCare Specialty Services Nationally Ranked

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 8, 2017)  By Kristi Lopez and Allison Perry Aug. 8, 2017UK HealthCare’s University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital remains the No. 1 hospital in Kentucky and the Bluegrass Region,...

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UK HealthCare Hospitals Earn AHA Stroke Gold Plus Designation

The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recently honored UK HealthCare's Kentucky Neuroscience Institute (KNI) with the Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award...

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Posted - Jun 12Read More

UK Healthcare Is A Level 4 Epilepsy Center

Epilepsy centers provide a comprehensive team approach to the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy. A patient-oriented team will typically include epileptologists (neurologists with expertise in treating...

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Posted - May 30Read More

The UK ALS Clinic Has Achieved Certification as a Certified Treatment Center of Excellence

Since 1998, The ALS Association’s national network of Certified Treatment Centers of Excellence has provided evidence-based, multidisciplinary ALS care and services in a supportive atmosphere with an emphasis...

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Posted - May 26Read More

Award-winning Comprehensive Stroke Center

UK HealthCare's Stroke Program has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Award. The program has also qualified for recognition on the...

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Posted - May 23Read More

American Heart Association: Too Few with Stroke of the Eye are Treated to Reduce Future Stroke

Study Highlights:Only one-third of 5,600 patients with retinal infarction, or stroke in the eye, underwent basic stroke work-up, and fewer than one in 10 were seen by a neurologist.One in 100 of the retinal...

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Posted - Mar 16Read 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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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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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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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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