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Blood, BBQ and Ancestry.com: How One UK Neurologist Tracks Familial ALS

Every summer all over America, family reunions jam park shelters, which rock with the sounds of laughter, the smell of fried chicken and the joys of good-natured ribbing among generations. One particular...

Tags - ALS, Neurology

Posted - Aug 16Read More

KNI Neurologist's Work Featured in Major National News Outlet

STAT News, a division of the Boston Globe, has published a story about the work of Dr. Edward Kasarskis and his team, who study a familial form of ALS."An Appalachian odyssey: Hunting for ALS genes along a...

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Posted - Aug 7Read More

Lexington healthcare facility recognized nationally for second time for its stroke treatment and care

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - May is Stroke Awareness Month and every year 800,000 people experience a stroke. In Kentucky, the numbers are not good when it comes to stroke victims. In fact, we live in what some say...

Tags - Neurosurgery, Neurology

Posted - May 15Read More

UK HealthCare Physicians Are Named to 2017-18 Best Doctors in America

UK HealthCare has more than 130 physicians practicing medicine with University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Kentucky Children's Hospital, UK Good Samaritan Hospital who appear on the Best Doctors...

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Posted - Mar 26Read More

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...

Tags - Kentucky Neuroscience Institute, Neurology

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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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