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New research published today shows that a form of artificial intelligence combined with MRI scans of the brain has the potential to predict whether people with a specific type of early memory loss will go on to develop Alzheimer...
A University of Florida Health researcher has successfully analyzed the many mutations in the omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, a crucial step in better understanding the variant’s potential threat and ways to combat it....
COVID-19 spread undetected in U.S., Europe earlier than believed, study shows, offering lessons for future outbreaks, including transmission of omicron variantBy Jill Pease • Dec 2, 2021 • Lead Story
Local COVID-19 transmission was underway in California, New York, Florida and Texas well before the first reported U.S. case in Washington state on Jan. 20, 2020, according to a new study published in Nature, which indicates the...
Patients who have recovered from severe COVID-19 have more than twice the mortality risk within the year following their illness than people who have not contracted the virus. The study by University of Florida researchers, who...
University of Florida researchers have detected past instances of people becoming infected with a type of coronavirus that was until now thought only to be found in pigs. The infections occurred between 2014 and 2015 and no...
- Doug Bennett • College of Public Health and Health Professions, College of Pharmacy, College of Medicine, Department of Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine, Emerging Pathogens Institute, Clinical and Translational Science Institute • Nov 22, 2021
- Doug Bennett • UF Health, College of Medicine, Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Genetics Institute • Nov 5, 2021
- Sarah Carey • UF Health, College of Veterinary Medicine • Oct 26, 2021
- Sarah Carey • UF Health, College of Veterinary Medicine • Oct 20, 2021
In 1987, a doctor informed second-grade teacher Laurie Waldo that she had bone cancer. In 2006, she was told she had a malignant tumor in her...READ MORE
Vern Gransden entered his treatment room at 7:40 a.m., bleary-eyed and crabby. He shared a look with his doctors.
“Go get a cup of coffee,...READ MORE
Blood draws can be scary for young children. As they sit in the hospital chair, their heart rate speeds up as the nurse walks by. Anxiety rises as...READ MORE
When the COVID-19 pandemic exploded across the globe, everything changed. One year later, we’re all adjusting to the new normal. Workers from across UF Health share the lessons they’ve learned during this trying time. See their stories and other important news from UF Health in this edition of The POST.
AI in the ICU? University of Florida researchers develop model to promote better patient outcomes
State of Reform • Dec 7, 2021
Gainesville City Commission pledges COVID-19 relief dollars
WUFT-TV • Dec 7, 2021
Artificial Intelligence’s Potential to Predict Dementia
Health News Digest • Dec 7, 2021
UF infectious disease expert says omicron was likely in US long before first reported case
WGFL-TV • Dec 6, 2021
UF Health analysis of omicron supports transmission concerns
Yahoo!News • Dec 6, 2021
Omicron COVID variants found in five US states a few days after initial detection
Texas News Today • Dec 3, 2021
COVID-19 survivors have an increased risk of death 12 months post infection
Medical News Today • Dec 3, 2021
Study finds COVID-19 spread earlier than thought
The Ledger • Dec 3, 2021
Flu on the rise among young people, CDC health advisory says
Becker's Hospital Review • Nov 30, 2021
For years, we’ve heard the mantra: Eat less, exercise more! With this tried-and-true formula, anyone can lose weight — or so we’re told. This message has been pushed for decades, but it hasn’t made a dent in obesity cases, which affect nearly half of all Americans. In a new study published by the...
If your pet is having eye or vision problems, it should be seen by a veterinarian immediately, but routine eye examinations are part of regular physical examinations. Tests performed on your pet’s eyes will vary depending on the situation, but in all cases, your veterinarian or a veterinary...