12 leading medical centers unite to form brain tumor research collaborative

By Todd Taylor • Feb 19, 2020 • Lead Story

Media Availability: Duane Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D., and Harris Rosen, will be available for news media interviews at Rosen Shingle Creek (9939 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819) from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21. To...

Depression can be identified using gut bacteria, University of Florida Health researchers find

By Doug Bennett • Feb 13, 2020 • Lead Story

There’s a new ally in the effort to help people living with depression: gut bacteria. People with depression have distinct intestinal microbes that differ from those without the disorder, University of Florida Health researchers...

Christopher A. Harle named UF Health chief research information officer

Feb 3, 2020 • Faculty Profiles, Lead Story

Christopher A. Harle, Ph.D., has been named chief research information officer for UF Health. In this role, Dr. Harle will provide leadership around operations and governance of information technology that support research...

UF study finds retired NFL players’ thoughts about pain may be more significant than the pain itself

By Jill Pease • Jan 30, 2020 • Lead Story

NFL retirees who worry excessively about their pain or believe it will never get better, also known as pain catastrophizing, are more likely to have moderate to severe depressive symptoms and poor physical and mental health-...

University of Florida Health researchers find “switch” that lets common, cancer-causing virus replicate

By Doug Bennett • Jan 17, 2020 • Lead Story

Many viruses are master manipulators, hijacking cellular functions to propagate, spread and avoid elimination by their hosts’ immune system. Now, University of Florida researcher Sumita Bhaduri-McIntosh, M.D., Ph.D., and her...

Hope & Healing Blog

by • Feb 14, 2020
If the best gift of all is life, then the second-best must be love. Jessica Scoggins and Daniel Sullivan, both transplant recipients, met through...READ MORE

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New birth control may only require monthly dose

Feb 19, 2020

To the women in our listening audience: What if you only had to take your birth control pill once a month? Typically, birth control medication requires women to take the pill daily, ideally at the same time every day. Realistically, this can be a little difficult to manage. A study testing a new...

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Dental disease: avoiding the preventable

Feb 18, 2020

It’s sort of amazing that dental disease remains one of the most common medical problems in pets, because most of it is preventable. For one thing, make it a habit to look closely at your buddy’s mouth every couple of weeks or so. Red gums, bad breath or abnormal chewing are all red flags that...