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Essential Tremor Patient Says Surgery was Life-Changing

Aug. 13, 2018 | Kimberly Zimmer stretches her arms out in front of her and smiles. The 50-year-old is showing off how steady her hands are. “Never in my life have I been able to hold my hands that still,” she said. Zimmer had been diagnosed with essential tremor as a child. Fellow students bullied [...]

By | 2018-08-13T11:14:04+00:00 August 13th, 2018|Featured, Neurology, Surgery, UAMS News|0 Comments

Fort Smith Man Regains Vision After Nearly Two Years in the Dark

Aug. 3, 2018 | For the past few months, Mack and Karen Farris have spent lots of quality time taking in sights. The Fort Smith couple has enjoyed sunsets on the beach, trips back to their hometown in Alabama, visiting friends and family in Mississippi and Georgia and boating with dolphins in Florida. It is [...]

By | 2018-08-06T11:54:22+00:00 August 3rd, 2018|Eye Care, Featured, Patient Stories|0 Comments

Not a Step Slower: Knee Replacement Produce Maximum Strength, Mobility

July 23, 2018 | Retired police chief David Flory, 59, and Rick Gautier, 66 play pickle ball together at the Village Church of Christ in Hot Springs Village. The paddle sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis is not the only thing they share. They both recently had knee replacement surgery with [...]

By | 2018-07-27T15:33:58+00:00 July 23rd, 2018|Featured, Orthopedics, Patient Stories, UAMS News|0 Comments

Little Rock Musician: Surgery ‘Changed My Whole Life’

July 10, 2018 | As a musician, 37-year-old Paul Campbell generally keeps a busy schedule. If he’s not playing live music with a band, he’s producing in a studio, instructing students as an adjunct professor at Arkansas Baptist College or serving as a career coach at the University of Arkansas Pulaski Tech. Campbell even took [...]

By | 2018-07-11T10:53:30+00:00 July 10th, 2018|Ear, Nose and Throat, Featured, Patient Stories|0 Comments

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 | 2018-06-25T09:02:15+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