UF study shows artificial intelligence’s potential to predict dementia

By By Michelle Koi... • Dec 6, 2021 • Lead Story

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...

UF Health researcher’s analysis finds new pattern of mutations in omicron variant

By Doug Bennett • Dec 3, 2021 • Lead Story

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 variant

By 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 recover from severe COVID-19 still have significant risk of death, UF study finds

By Jill Pease • Dec 1, 2021 • Lead Story

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...

Coronavirus ‘spillovers’ more frequent than thought

By DeLene Beeland • Nov 17, 2021 • Lead Story

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...

Hope & Healing Blog

by UF Health • Sep 23, 2021
Authors: Dorothy Hagmajer & Talal Elmasry After night shifts in the ICU, Sean Devine is tired. This is not atypical. In fact, Sean and his family...READ MORE

The POST Magazine

The POST-Spring

Spring 2021

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.

Health In A Heartbeat

Eating less doesn’t prevent weight gain

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...

Animal Airwaves

Demystifying Your Pet’s Eye Examination: What To Expect

Dec 3, 2021

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...