Tag: School of Medicine

UofL research looks at effects of chronic toxin exposure, high-fat diet

Chronic exposure to arsenic could cause all kinds of health problems for adults. But according to research from the University of Louisville, that exposure...

Across disciplines, UofL is developing expertise to help sex trafficking victims

She could be the girl next door. With strawberry blonde hair and a lightly freckled face, Cotie is 26 but could pass for half-a-dozen...

UofL Pediatrics medical director: Don’t share the slide with your kids

A seemingly simple and fun activity that parents may want to share with their children could have serious medical repercussions, as evidenced by a...

Novak Center now open for Kentuckiana’s children

Physicians and other providers at the Novak Center for Children’s Health began seeing patients this week, marking the facility’s official opening. “We are thrilled that...

UofL pediatrician echoes study finding: high school pitchers should not also...

High school baseball players who both pitch and catch suffer more injuries than pitchers who play other positions, reports a new study, and it...

UofL names new chief of pediatric cardiac surgery division Alsoufi also...

Bahaaldin Alsoufi, MD, has joined the Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at the University of Louisville and Norton Children’s Hospital as the new...

UofL cardiology team’s editorial stresses need for more accurate heart disease...

A University of Louisville cardiologist and data scientist stressed the need for more accurate heart disease risk-prediction models in an editorial published in the...

Team of researchers open potentially new pathway for treating type 1...

By instructing key immune system cells to accept transplanted insulin-producing islets, a team of researchers, including those from the University of Louisville, has opened...

Study: Thousands of women diagnosed with breast cancer might not need...

Thousands of women diagnosed with the most common type of breast cancer can now skip chemotherapy and still have the same outcome, according to...

A new era in medical care for children begins at the...

A new era in medical care for children will begin this June when the Novak Center for Children’s Health at the University of Louisville...