Published Jan 23, 2020
Approximately one in 2,500 individuals carry a genetic mutation known as alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency, or AATD. Categorized as a conformational...continue reading
Published Jan 23, 2020
Boasting above-average outcomes, UF Health’s ECMO program leads by example...continue reading
Published Jan 22, 2020
Specialty: Urology
The personalized, dual-specialty approach at the UF Health Urology kidney stone clinic addresses the many dietary, health and lifestyle issues that can cause recurrent kidney stones....continue reading
Published Jan 22, 2020
Specialty: Urology
Care coordination and centralized record keeping at UF Health Urology’s multidisciplinary urologic cancer clinic provides multiple advantages to patients with prostate, bladder, kidney, penile or testicular cancer....continue reading
Published Jan 21, 2020
Specialty: Gynecology
A multicomponent program in the division of reproductive endocrinology and infertility helps remove barriers to fertility preservation for patients with cancer and certain other diseases. The program is called the HOPE (Helping Oncofertility Patients become Educated) Network at UF Health....continue reading
Published Jan 21, 2020
Specialty: Gynecology
Using state-of-the art technology, world-class physicians and highly trained staff at UF Health provide patient-centered solutions for women with severe endometriosis....continue reading
Published Jan 13, 2020
Specialty: Cancer
Researchers from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy have discovered a safer and more effective anticancer drug to target leukemia, lymphoma, and breast and lung cancers. The journal Nature Medicine published the findings this month....continue reading
Published Jan 8, 2020
New research by University of Florida’s Catherine Flores, PhD, and Duane Mitchell, MD, PhD, offers insights for brain tumor researchers seeking to understand which patients are likely to respond to adoptive cellular therapy, or T cell therapy....continue reading
Published Dec 30, 2019
A consortium of U.S. academic medical centers is in its fifth year of active research, conducting studies on how chronic pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer and diabetes are linked....continue reading
Published Dec 24, 2019
You probably know someone who has it, even though patients rarely talk about it openly. After all, inflammatory bowel disease,...continue reading

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