Research shows that the human brain starts to shrink with age. When the brain shrinks, your ability to remember things can decline. You can help offset the decline in memory with regular activity that challenges both the mind and the body.
Here are some tips to help minimize age-related changes and improve everyday memory:
Cardiovascular activity ...more
Last month, the ALS Clinic at UK HealthCare earned a coveted recognition from the ALS Association: ALS Association Certified Treatment Center of Excellence. The certification honors UK's commitment to research and patient care, which centers around a multidisciplinary approach where patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, see a variety of specialists in a single ...more
A researcher at UK is urging her fellow health scientists to take a more holistic and thoughtful approach when it comes to studying dementia and other diseases in Blacks/African-Americans.
Eseosa Ighodaro, PhD
Eseosa Ighodaro, PhD, a researcher at the UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, is the lead author of a new paper published in the Journal ...more
Talbott Todd had a memorable football career as a UK Wildcat in the mid-1960's, playing multiple positions for Coach Charlie Bradshaw.
Todd is perhaps most famous for his 1964 game-clinching fumble recovery that ended top-ranked Ole Miss’s 22-game regular-season road game winning streak. His tenacity on the field was acknowledged last year when UK named the ...more
UK HealthCare Albert B. Chandler Hospital remains the No. 1 hospital in Kentucky and the Bluegrass Region, according to the U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals Rankings released today.
In addition, four major areas have achieved Top 50 national rankings, three of them for the first time. UK HealthCare rankings included: No. 37 in Diabetes ...more