University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

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Name: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Fewer Teen Car Crashes Attributed to Success of Graduated Driver Licensing

LITTLE ROCK, AR (News release)– Fewer teens have died in car crashes since the 2009 implementation of Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) according to data from a new study conducted by the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement (ACHI) in partnership with ... [Published KARK TV - 16 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Misaligned eyes common in newborns

We focus so much on babies’ eyes when they’re born. Right after parents share the name, weight and length details on their new bundle of joy, the next questions from friends are usually about the infant’s eyes. What color are they? Are they open and alert? ... [Published Advance Monticellonian - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

MEDICAL SCIENCES : U.S. News Ranks UAMS College of Medicine Second Most Popular School to Attend

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. , July 29 -- The University of Arkansas's School of Medical Sciences issued the following news release:The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) ranks second nationally among medical schools in the percentage of first-year ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

MEDICAL SCIENCES : New Respiratory Research Study Findings Reported from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (Perinatal hyperoxia exposure impairs...

New Respiratory Research Study Findings Reported from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (Perinatal hyperoxia exposure impairs hypoxia-induced depolarization in rat carotid body glomus cells)By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Life Science ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

UAMS opens neighborhood clinic

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has opened a new neighborhood clinic in west Little Rock.The clinic offers primary care to all members of a family — from pediatric to geriatric patients. Specialty care, including cardiology, urology, neurology, ... [Published KansasCity.com - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Gary Campbell in Driver's Seat of Accelerate Arkansas (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staffon Monday, Jul. 28, 2014 12:00 amGary CampbellNonprofitsGary Campbell has been elected chairman of the board of Accelerate Arkansas. Mike Malone has been hired as vice chairman. Accelerate Arkansas is a group of business and ... [Published Arkansas Business - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

UAMS To Help Establish NSBRI Center for Space Radiation Research

The National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) will establish, fund, and operate the Center for Space Radiation Research (CSRR) under the leadership of Marjan Boerma, Ph.D. Dr. Boerma is an Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences within ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

DHS revives plan to sell Ricks Armory to UAMS

The state Department of Human Services agreed Thursday to restart negotiations to sell Ricks Armory to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, a plan that had been delayed by the state National Guard's request for funding to relocate from the ... [Published North West Arkansas Times - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

NSBRI to Operate Center for Space Radiation Research Under New Leadership

The National Space Biomedical Research Institute will establish, fund, and operate the Center for Space Radiation Research under the leadership of Marjan Boerma, Ph.D. Dr. Boerma is an Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences within the University ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

10 Medical Schools That Enroll the Most Accepted Students

Where Accepted Medical Students Go Choosing where to go to medical school can be a tough decision, but students accepted at certain institutions are almost guaranteed to enroll there.At each of these medical schools, , according to U.S. News data. 10. ... [Published Yahoo! News - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 5 reports

Care law funding UAMS spots

Funding made available under the 2010 federal health care law is supporting six family-medicine residency positions at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, including two residents who started their training on July 1, UAMS officials said this ... [Published North West Arkansas Times - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

UAMS tugs to make budget heel

The new budgetary year for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences began July 1 with a daunting outlook -- a nearly $9.2 million reduction in state funds, a $7.5 million cut in federal money, $3 million in lower Medicare payment rates and a loss ... [Published North West Arkansas Times - Jul 05 2014]

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"For such a large majority of first-year students we accept to choose to enroll at UAMS, as opposed to other schools to which they applied and were accepted, means we have a student population that is very eager to be here" said G Richard Smith , M D , dean of the College of Medicine
...According to news reporting out of Little Rock, Arkansas , by NewsRx editors, research stated, "Chronic post-natal hyperoxia reduces the hypoxic ventilatory response by reducing the carotid body sensitivity to acute hypoxia as demonstrated by a reduced afferent nerve response, reduced calcium response of carotid body glomus cells and reduced catecholamine secretion in response to acute hypoxia. The present study examined whether hyperoxia alters the electrophysiological characteristics of glomus cells."
"Having worked in primary care and emergency medicine for almost three decades, I see the importance of having a primary care provider to help manage health care. Primary care providers deliver preventive care but also work with patients to manage acute and chronic conditions. We partner with our patients to improve outcomes, leading to better quality of life" said Smith
...to be chosen as a recipient of these funds, which will benefit our breast cancercancer research and education efforts in Arkansas ," Emanuel said. "With this support, we'll be able to educate more women about the importance of mammography and continue the search for better treatment options."

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Fewer Teen Car Crashes Attributed to Success of... [Published KARK TV - 16 hours ago]
Misaligned eyes common in newborns [Published Advance Monticellonian - 22 hours ago]
MEDICAL SCIENCES : UAMS' Barone Named to FDA To... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 31 2014]
MEDICAL SCIENCES : U.S. News Ranks UAMS College... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 31 2014]
MEDICAL SCIENCES : New Respiratory Research Stu... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 31 2014]
UAMS Nursing Grads Earn Highest Pass Rate in AR... [Published KARK TV - Jul 30 2014]
UAMS Neighborhood Clinic Opens in West Little Rock [Published KARK TV - Jul 30 2014]
UAMS opens neighborhood clinic [Published KansasCity.com - Jul 30 2014]
UAMS opens neighborhood clinic [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 30 2014]
MEDICAL SCIENCES : UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 29 2014]
Gary Campbell in Driver's Seat of Accelerate Ar... [Published Arkansas Business - Jul 28 2014]
C. Lowry Barnes Set To Chair UAMS Department of... [Published Arkansas Business - Jul 28 2014]
UAMS To Help Establish NSBRI Center for Space R... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 28 2014]
UAMS To Help Establish NSBRI Center for Space R... [Published Space Daily - Jul 28 2014]
Mathematical modelling could pave way for new c... [Published Noodls - Jul 25 2014]
DHS revives plan to sell Ricks Armory to UAMS [Published North West Arkansas Times - Jul 25 2014]
NSBRI to Operate Center for Space Radiation Res... [Published Individual.com - Jul 25 2014]
10 Medical Schools That Enroll the Most Accepte... [Published Yahoo! News - Jul 25 2014]
Right Size, right place, right helmet: Ride on! [Published Advance Monticellonian - Jul 24 2014]
UAMS Northwest vice chancellor pledges $250,000 [Published KansasCity.com - Jul 24 2014]
Angel Eye Installs 79 Cameras in Neonatal Units... [Published Newswise - Jul 24 2014]
Van Buren Woman Pleads Not Guilty In Fatal Car ... [Published Southwest Times Record - Jul 24 2014]
MEDICAL SCIENCES : Leading Clinician-Scientist ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 24 2014]
Health Care Without the Affordable Care Act [Published The Guardian Express - Jul 23 2014]
Engagement | Couple to wed in September [Published Cabot Star Herald - Jul 22 2014]
Boerma Led UAMS Team to Establish NSBRI's Cente... [Published Individual.com - Jul 22 2014]
Signal Genetics Appoints Tamara A. Seymour New ... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Jul 22 2014]
Critical role of TRPC7 in initiation of seizure... [Published PNAS - Jul 22 2014]
Cabot woman exemplifies huge weight-loss success [Published Arkansas Online - Jul 20 2014]
MASH Program Encourages Tomorrow’s Healthcare P... [Published Southwest Times Record - Jul 19 2014]
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Summer Scholars at the SENS Research Foundation [Published Fight Aging! - Jul 01 2014]
Every year a group of exceptional young scientists come to work on projects at the SENS Research Foundation in California and in allied laboratories around the country. Producing the rejuvenation therapies of tomorrow is a project that will last for ...
You can sleep after a concussion [Published Boing Boing - Jun 23 2014]
According to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, it's not always necessary to prevent a person with a concussion from falling asleep . ...
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Joi... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Jun 02 2014]
IRVING, Texas, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA Inc. today announced that the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has joined the AROK Purchasing Coalition, LLC. The AROK Purchasing Coalition, a VHA supply network, includes more than 50 ...
Thanks To Obamacare, Safety Net Hospitals Are S... [Published Think Progress - May 27 2014]
CREDIT: Shutterstock In a sign that the health reform law is beginning to extend coverage to the population that needs it the most, some major safety net hospitals are reporting a sharp drop in the share of uninsured patients they serve. That means ...
Some Authoritative Skepticism about the "Triump... [Published Health Care Renewal - May 07 2014]
Three weeks ago we posted about the continuing controversy over the stratospheric price of the new antiviral drug for hepatitis C (HCV), sofosbuvir (Sovaldi, by Gilead).  While the amazing $1000 per pill price got deserved attention, at that time no one ...
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