Integration brings closer alignment of UofL pediatric cardiologists with Norton Children’s Heart Institute

The affiliation between Norton Healthcare, UofL Physicians – Pediatrics and the University of Louisville School of Medicine makes it easier for children and their families to access comprehensive heart care connected to the Norton Children’s […]

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Screening adolescents with diabetes for depression and anxiety

New research into screening adolescents with diabetes for depression and anxiety found the Patient Health Questionnaire for Depression and Anxiety (PHQ-4) screening tool can identify adolescents who would benefit from further evaluation by a behavioral […]

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When referring heart failure patients, earlier is better

Knowing when to refer a heart failure patient for specialist care can be crucial, according to Bassel Alkhalil, M.D., medical director of Norton Heart & Vascular Institute’s mechanical circulatory support program. In general, earlier is […]

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One-year results of LAANTERN epilepsy study show seizure improvements

A new study published in Epilepsy Research found 64.3% of patients with various forms of drug-resistant epilepsy in the LAANTERN (Laser Ablation of Abnormal Neurological Tissue Using Robotic NeuroBlate System) registry were free of disabling […]

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A patient with torn rotator cuff finds great care and great service

Riding his bike on a trail, Dan Lillpop tried to turn around in tall grass. The bike stopped and Dan fell. The 65-year-old braced himself with his left arm, tearing the rotator cuff in his […]

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UK and Baptist Health Lexington, Norton Healthcare begin recruiting participants for Phase 3 COVID-19 investigational vaccine clinical trial

The University of Kentucky, in partnership with Baptist Health Lexington and Norton Healthcare in Louisville, has been selected as a testing site for the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson’s Phase 3 clinical research […]

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Online training available for providers to advocate for childhood immunizations

The Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) has launched a program to equip health care providers with resources to confront vaccine hesitancy and immunization delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Kristina A. Bryant, M.D., specialist with […]

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UofL pediatric sleep medicine providers are now Norton Children’s Sleep Medicine

The affiliation between Norton Healthcare, UofL Physicians – Pediatrics and the University of Louisville School of Medicine makes it easier for children and their families to access comprehensive sleep disorder treatments  connected to the Norton […]

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Treating dysmenorrhea in adolescent patients

Primary dysmenorrhea — menstrual pain without a pelvic pathology — is one of the most common gynecological complaints among adolescent patients. Primary dysmenorrhea typically does not occur until ovulatory cycles are established, which occurs months […]

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Advanced therapies for overactive bladder

Patients referred for advanced therapies for overactive bladder can expect either Botox injections, percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation or sacral neuromodulation, according to J. Ryan Stewart, D.O., a urogynecologist with Norton Urogynecology Center. OnabotulinumtoxinA, or Botox, […]

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Gynecologic oncologist Steve H. Pursell, M.D., returns to Norton Cancer Institute

Steve H. Pursell, M.D., a gynecologic oncologist, has returned to Louisville’s leading cancer care provider to practice alongside Lynn Parker, M.D., at the Norton Cancer Institute Women’s Cancer Center in downtown Louisville. Refer a Patient […]

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Using the T-ACE and 4P’s substance abuse screening tools with pregnant women

Successfully treating pregnant women for opioid use requires building a relationship with the patients, who often are experiencing shame and guilt as a result of their drug use, according to Jonathan W. Weeks, M.D., maternal-fetal […]

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