Arkansans’ risk of dying from a heart attack increases the farther away they live from hospitals capable of treating them when compared to state residents who live closer, a new study by Arkansas researchers shows. Their death risk can be as much as 26 percent higher, according to the multi-year study led by Appathurai Balamurugan, [...]
Newborns with transient low blood sugar may have lower literacy and math achievement test scores in fourth grade, according to researchers from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston in a report published online today in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.
April 22, 2015 | The UAMS College of Medicine celebrated the achievements and service of faculty members, staff and alumni at its fifth annual Dean's Honor Day ceremony April 14 with numerous awards and the surprise announcement of an endowed scholarship campaign to honor academic leader Richard P. Wheeler, M.D.
LITTLE ROCK — Associated Press national medical correspondent Mike Stobbe, Dr.P.H., author of Surgeon General’s Warning: How Politics Crippled the Nation’s Doctor, will give a lecture April 8 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health.
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Prevention Research Center (ARPRC) at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health has been awarded an additional $3.75 million grant to continue the ARPRC’s activities for a new five-year period by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Oct. 29, 2014 | Physicians and an actor used stagecraft and a touch of drama Oct. 29 to demonstrate what 30 Arkansans a day will experience having a stroke.
LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) invites physicians, nurses, dieticians and other health care providers who support and promote breastfeeding to attend the Arkansas Breastfeeding Coalition Symposium on Aug. 8, in the I. Dodd Wilson Education Building on the UAMS campus.
LITTLE ROCK – At Phillips County Health Unit in Helena/West Helena and health department clinics in five other regions of the state, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Department of Nephrology and the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) are seeking qualified volunteers with chronic kidney disease to participate in a research study.
LITTLE ROCK – Emergency response drills by federal, state and local agencies, will be held from 4-8 p.m. April 22-23 on the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) campus, and will include a scenario with an explosion and armed intruders.
LITTLE ROCK – One in 65 Arkansas children has been identified as having Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), according to a new report by the Arkansas Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (AR ADDM) Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).