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Cabot Man Regains Use of Hands

April 21, 2017 | Using our hands to grasp a tool or offer a round of applause are simple tasks made possible by the presence of a tissue just beneath the skin called palmar fascia. “It has a real function,” said Theresa Wyrick, M.D., associate professor of orthopaedic surgery in the UAMS College of Medicine. [...]

Med Student from Russellville Looks Forward to Psychiatry

April 11, 2017 | For most of her career as a medical student, Meghan Kerin thought she would practice internal medicine. She had a change of heart during her psychiatry rotation. “Dr. Tariq would tell us in medical school to pick the field we feel we can do the most good. I believe for me, [...]

By | 2017-04-11T12:03:16+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Student, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Bony Sinus Tumor Removed Without a Single Cut

April 3, 2017 | Mary Neal French went in for surgery to remove a bony tumor from her sinus last September and woke up to find the tumor gone. But her surgeon didn’t have to make a single cut. French said she began having headaches with a lot of pressure in July. She believed it [...]

U.S. Ambassador Chooses UAMS Myeloma Institute

March 2, 2017 | Ambassador Ruth A. Davis traveled the world as a U.S. diplomat during her 40 years with the U.S. Foreign Service. But when she learned she had a relapse of multiple myeloma, a cancer of plasma cells in the blood, she headed to Arkansas and the UAMS Myeloma Institute. “I’ve often had [...]

By | 2017-03-09T16:36:26+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|Featured, Medical News|0 Comments

UAMS Weight Control Clinic Helps Nurse Drop 80 Pounds

Feb. 24, 2017 | “Who’s going to take care of me when I can’t take care of myself?” Donnia Cox a patient in the UAMS Weight Control Clinic says she asked herself that question as she struggled to lose weight and get in shape. “I was at a point in my life where I realized [...]

Mena Woman with AFib Back to Enjoying Life

Feb. 3, 2017 | Glenna Love enjoyed spending time in her garden, writing as a member of the writers’ guild and traveling the world. “We’ve had a great life,” said the 74-year-old from Mena. Love and her husband of 34 years, Robert Tomlinson, enjoy the memories they have of traveling across the sea to countries [...]

By | 2017-03-02T13:37:25+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|Featured, Heart, Medical News, Patient Stories|0 Comments

Jacksonville Woman Survives Stroke Thanks to Quick Response

Dec. 21, 2016 | Vivian and Hubert Smith are known to their neighbors as the love birds. Married for 66 years, the Jacksonville couple enjoy each other’s company and spend their days conversing, reading and participating in group activities with their friends at their apartment complex. But the morning of Halloween 2016 proved to be [...]

By | 2017-03-13T15:41:35+00:00 December 21st, 2016|Featured, Medical News, Patient Stories|0 Comments

Surgeons Use 3D Technology to Reconstruct Man’s Face

Dec. 8, 2016 | “When I reached up and felt the blood, I knew I’d hurt myself badly. But I had no idea my face had been crushed.” Sidney Todd III was at his job Jan.13, 2016, checking out oil wells in Union County. As he stepped up on a unit, he slipped on a [...]

By | 2017-01-28T09:42:17+00:00 December 8th, 2016|Eye Care, Featured, Medical News, Patient Stories, Surgery, Trauma|0 Comments

Liberian Travels to Arkansas to Thank Surgeon

Dec. 1, 2016 | Like most UAMS physicians, colorectal surgeon Jonathan Laryea, M.D., feels the responsibility to give back to the community. Unlike most UAMS physicians, his community includes the West African nation of Ghana where he grew up. For more than 20 years, Laryea, an associate professor for surgery in the UAMS College of [...]

By | 2017-01-28T09:42:19+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Featured, Medical News, Patient Stories, Surgery|0 Comments

Patient with Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Urges Screenings

Nov. 10, 2016 | For more than a decade, Chester Palmer’s doctor kept close watch on the aneurysm in his aorta. An aneurysm is an enlargement or ballooning of a blood vessel. Palmer’s was in the aorta, the main blood vessel in the body that extends from the heart through the abdomen and into the [...]

By | 2017-01-28T09:42:22+00:00 November 10th, 2016|Featured, Medical News, Patient Stories|0 Comments