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Maumelle Man Diagnosed Twice with Head & Neck Cancers

June 20, 2018 | As John Foster prepares for a summer of travel and merriment, he and his wife, Rebecca, are happy they have made health a priority. Eleven years ago, Foster felt a lump in his neck while shaving. He said at first he thought little about it, assuming it may have just been [...]

By | 2018-06-21T12:46:40+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Cancer, Featured, Patient Stories, UAMS News|0 Comments

Deep Brain Stimulation Puts Pulaski County Man Back in Control

June 15, 2018 | Jim Kimbrough of Scott hadn’t been able to drink a cup of coffee without spilling it in three years. That was until tiny electrodes were placed in areas of his brain that control movement in a procedure called deep brain stimulation. The electrodes stimulate the area, and slow down the tremors, [...]

By | 2018-06-15T07:59:53+00:00 June 15th, 2018|Featured, Patient Stories, UAMS News|0 Comments

UAMS Researchers Unlock More Clues to Alzheimer’s; Illustrates How Protein Risk Factor Interacts with DNA

LITTLE ROCK — University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researchers led by Sue Griffin, Ph.D., have found a way to illustrate how a protein known to be a risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease interacts with DNA. Sue Griffin, Ph.D., is an internationally known Alzheimer’s disease researcher at UAMS. The findings were published February 2018 [...]

Parkinson’s Patient Active and Proactive About His Condition Treatment

May 14, 2018 | John Lee, of Little Rock, first noticed the small twitch in his fingers about seven years ago. He was in his 50s and Parkinson’s disease was at the top of his mind when he asked his primary care physician about it. “My brother and my cousin both have it,” Lee said. [...]

By | 2018-05-14T13:58:42+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Featured, UAMS News|0 Comments

Catheter Device Slows Down Internal Bleeding, Saves Lives

May 1, 2018 | Angela Hall of Pineville, Missouri, was halfway through her pregnancy when she had a scare that sent her to her doctor in Rogers. “I experienced some bleeding,” Hall said. “Having had a couple of miscarriages prior to this pregnancy, I was worried it could be happening again.” Hall says once they [...]

By | 2018-05-01T11:43:49+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Featured, OB/GYN, UAMS News|0 Comments

NICU Graduates Show off Growth in 7th Annual Reunion

April 25, 2018 | A steady stream of healthy, happy and adventurous infants and toddlers visited UAMS Medical Center April 21 for the Seventh Annual NICU Reunion. Karrissa Newby has been to the event once before, when her baby was about 3 months old and a very recent graduate of the UAMS neonatal intensive care [...]

By | 2018-04-25T14:17:23+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Featured, Patient Stories, UAMS News|0 Comments

Pennsylvania Woman Finds Better Life Through UAMS Pain Clinic

April 9, 2018 | Carye Beavers is always in pain. The 45-year-old has a degenerative bone disease that was made worse by a car accident in 2011. Before she discovered relief from the UAMS pain management clinic, Beavers says her days usually ended around noon because it hurt too much to function regularly beyond that. [...]

By | 2018-04-09T09:04:02+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Featured, UAMS News|0 Comments

Greenville Man Fitted for Robotic Arm Controlled by Thought

March 26, 2018 | The first memory David Scott has following his traffic accident July 31, 2017, is a paramedic leaning over trying to help release him from underneath his 18-wheeler. “I’m trying to pull my arm out and they’re telling me I can’t,” Scott said. “So I turn around and try and force it. [...]

By | 2018-03-26T15:41:24+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Featured, Orthopedics, Patient Stories, UAMS News|0 Comments

Invasive Colon Cancer Caught Following Primary Care Visit

March 19, 2018 | In the summer of 2016, Stuttgart native Blake Pond, 36, moved back to his home state after living in Dallas for 16 years. He, his wife, Ann, with their infant daughter, Caroline, wanted to be closer to family. So Pond accepted a position as chief of staff at the UAMS Myeloma [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:13:53+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Cancer, Featured, Patient Stories, UAMS News|0 Comments

Organ Recipient Befriends His Donor’s Family

March 12, 2018 | Trenton Williams, 24, a graduate of Lamar High School in 2006, had big, blue eyes and a warm smile. His mother, Jeri’ Williams, remembers him being trustworthy and loyal. The youngest of four siblings, he was a smart and meticulous planner who worked hard, she said. He was successful at his [...]

By | 2018-04-02T12:50:11+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Featured, UAMS News|0 Comments