New UF Health medical office building soon to start accepting patients in Wildlight

By Dan Leveton • Nov 22, 2019 • Lead Story

UF Health cut the ribbon today on a new medical office building that will provide comprehensive health services, advanced medical technology and outstanding care to the heart of Nassau County. The medical office building opens...

New test can better predict long-term death risk after heart valve procedure

By Doug Bennett • Nov 18, 2019 • Featured Articles, Lead Story

A simple test done during a minimally invasive heart valve replacement can predict a patient’s long-term risk of death, a group led by a University of Florida Health researcher has found. The test involves pressure measurements...

Ushering in a new era for UF Health and Shriners Hospitals for Children

By Tyler Francischine • Nov 13, 2019 • Lead Story

UF Health and Shriners Hospitals for Children have forged a unique relationship that will have a meaningful impact for children with musculoskeletal problems. The two institutions announced in October that Shriners Hospitals for...

UF study finds FDA strategy cuts fetal exposure to harmful immunosuppressive drug, but risks remain

By Matthew Splett • Nov 6, 2019 • Lead Story

Online version with high-res image available here: https://pharmacy.ufl.edu/2019/11/05/uf-study-finds-fda-strategy-cuts-fetal-exposure-to-harmful-immunosuppressive-drug-but-risks-remain/ University of Florida researchers...

UF Health researchers launch trial involving gut bacteria’s role in Type 1 diabetes

By Bill Levesque • Nov 4, 2019 • Lead Story

Graciela Lorca, Ph.D., was part of a University of Florida Health research team that discovered about a decade ago that something was amiss in the guts of diabetic rats. Their intestinal tracts, which like humans are teaming with...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Kacey Finch • Nov 20, 2019
The diagnosis of cancer can be tough to process. But when diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, a disease commonly known to have low survival rates,...READ MORE

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A little bit of red wine may go a long way in protecting gut health

Nov 22, 2019

You might have heard that wine is a heart-healthy beverage or even a bit of an aphrodisiac. But you might not know that wine, specifically red wine, can work wonders on your gut. A new study from King’s College London suggests those who drink a moderate amount of red wine may have greater diversity...

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Poisons Lurking in the Garden for Pets and Livestock

Nov 22, 2019

Plants contain a number of chemicals, many of which are used for medication and as therapeutic agents for animals and humans. However, ingestion of the wrong chemical, or of certain chemicals in high doses, can have dangerous consequences. Not all plants are dangerous, but in Florida, and...