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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

Neuroscience Clinical-Translational Research Symposium

Save the Date! The Neuroscience Clinical-Translational Research Symposium will take place on September 29, 2017. It will be held in the UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Pavilion A Auditorium.

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Posted - Jun 2Read 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

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