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KU Medical Center team finishes near the top in the Prostate Cancer Dream Challenge
Sep 30, 2015 -- A team of faculty and students from the University of Kansas Medical Center Department of Biostatistics was among the top finishers in the Prostate Cancer Dream Challenge.
Study finds that the crocetinic acid in saffron may inhibit the pancreatic cancer cell growth
Sep 16, 2015 -- In a study just published in the journal Oncotarget, a team of researchers led by Animesh Dhar, Ph.D., an associate professor of cancer biology at KU Medical Center, found that crocetinic acid, a purified compound from crocetin, showed the inhibition of growth in human pancreatic cancer cells grown either in a dish or as tumors under the skin of mice.
The cost of healthy eating
Sep 01, 2015 -- A study by KU Medical Center researcher Susana Patton finds that a healthy diet for families with children who have Type 1 diabetes can add up to $1,500 or more to a family’s annual food budget
KU Medical Center students participate in community service days
Aug 20, 2015 -- Incoming students from the KU Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions participated in community service days in Kansas City, Wichita and Salina
KU's Sensory Supported Swimming program serves its 100th student
Aug 14, 2015 -- A program launched by the University of Kansas Department of Occupational Therapy Education to teach children with autism spectrum disorders how to swim has reached a noteworthy milestone – 100 students taught.
ITV health program in Goodland is having a big impact across Kansas
Aug 05, 2015 -- An initiative launched by Goodland Regional Medical Center soon after the hospital became a member of the Midwest Cancer Alliance (MCA) is now playing a role in improving the health and well-being of people all over Kansas.
A byproduct of intestinal bacteria may promote heart disease in kidney disease patients
Jul 30, 2015 -- A new study by University of Kansas Medical Center researchers shows that a byproduct of intestinal bacteria may promote heart disease in patients with reduced kidney function
New research shows that stroke patients should start physical activity while still in the hospital
Jul 24, 2015 -- A new study by led by Sandy Billinger finds that greater emphasis should be placed on increasing physical activity during a patient's hospital stay following an acute stroke
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