Predicting How Healthy Your Heart Will be Years Down the Road

Predicting How Healthy Your Heart Will be Years Down the Road

Picture this: you're battling heart failure and meeting with your doctor to discuss treatment. Before prescribing anything, the doctor pulls up a virtual model of your heart on her computer and "treats" it with several drugs. A few moments later, she can see how your heart is doing five years down the road.

Sanders-Brown Markesbery Symposium Focuses on Why Some People Don't Get Alzheimer's or Dementia

Sanders-Brown Markesbery Symposium Focuses on Why Some People Don't Get Alzheimer's or Dementia

Why do some people stay intellectually sharp into their 90s, while others have memory problems?  Is there anything we can learn from their lifestyles that can help everyone age successfully?

These are among topics scheduled for the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging's Markesbery Symposium on Nov. 3-4.  Keynote speakers are:

Achieving Health Equity: Tools for a National Campaign Against Racism is Topic of Upcoming Lecture

Achieving Health Equity: Tools for a National Campaign Against Racism is Topic of Upcoming Lecture

Epidemiologist Dr. Camara Phyllis Jones will present the next installment of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series, "Achieving Health Equity: Tools for a National Campaign Against Racism."

UK Partners with Community to Answer Environmental Health Questions Through New Research Center

UK Partners with Community to Answer Environmental Health Questions Through New Research Center

The University of Kentucky was awarded a five-year, $7.4 million National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) grant to establish the UK Center for Appalachian Research in Environmental Sciences (UK-CARES).