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A health care provider’s beliefs about a particular treatment may have a strong influence on the patient’s outcome, according to a new University of Florida study that evaluated people undergoing treatment for short-term low back...
Multiple sclerosis patients with severe, treatment-resistant tremors may gain marked improvement from deep brain stimulation surgery, or DBS, in which two DBS leads are implanted in the side of the brain opposite the tremor,...
A University of Florida Health orthopaedic surgeon is one of two nationally to perform the first computer-assisted shoulder replacement surgery in the U.S. using a new technology allowing live navigation of the operative site....
For a video about how viruses and gene therapy work, visit http://bit.ly/2qFfvUk. To learn more about UF Health researcher Mavis Agbandje-McKenna, Ph.D., go to http://bit.ly/2siexKV. For many patients, participating in gene...
Pulmonary hypertension drug shows promise for possible new use: preventing brain damage after strokeBy Michelle Jaffee • Jun 7, 2017 • Featured Articles, Lead Story
A drug already approved for use in humans to treat pulmonary hypertension now shows promise in an animal model for protecting against brain damage and neurological impairment following stroke, University of Florida researchers...
- Jill Pease • University of Florida, UF Health, College of Public Health & Health Professions, College of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology • Jun 14, 2017
- Bill Levesque • University of Florida, UF Health, Department of Pediatrics • Jun 12, 2017
- Gregory Hamilton • UF Health Integrative Medicine, University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine • Jun 12, 2017
- Matthew Splett • University of Florida, UF Health, College of Pharmacy, UF Health Cancer Center • Jun 12, 2017
On The Same Page by Dr. David Guzick, M.D., Ph.D.
In the ongoing national debate concerning health care, there is often a statement that goes something like this: "Increased free-market competition will reduce cost, improve consumer choice and enhance quality." Markets for goods and services are at the core of our capitalist economy. Thus, on the... Read More
Epidemiologic Study Findings Show Over 400 Percent Increase in Gout Patient Hospitalizations Since 1993
Fox 12 Oregon • Jun 15, 2017
Why treating breast cancer with less may be more
Greenwich Time • Jun 15, 2017
New ‘dog flu’ hits Franklin County
State-Journal.com • Jun 15, 2017
Little potential benefit from taking aspirin to treat atherosclerosis
MedicalBrief • Jun 15, 2017
Action News Jax Investigates: Confirmed case of Legionnaires' disease in Duval County
Medical Health News • Jun 15, 2017
Getting Drunk at Early Age to Increased Risk of Premature Death
HealthNewsDigest • Jun 15, 2017
Study shows later school performance of preemies is often comparable to full-term infants
Chipley Bugle • Jun 13, 2017
he American Pain Society Returns to the PAINWeek National Conference in Las Vegas
DMN News Wire • Jun 13, 2017
Drug reduces dyskinesia, 'off' times in Parkinson's patients
Reuters • Jun 13, 2017
Midlands pet boarders warn of dog flu in South Carolina
Fox 54 • Jun 13, 2017
A juicy peach is a sweet snack that tastes great on a hot summer day, but did you know that it has endless health benefits, too? One medium-sized peach has 50 calories, just point-five grams of fat, and contains two grams of fiber and one gram of protein. It also provides 6 percent of your daily...
Microgravity, MRSA and rockets
Jun 21, 2017
Eat your way to a better mood
Jun 20, 2017
Can exercise slow down againg? Study suggests the answer is yes
Jun 19, 2017
It’s mosquito season, which recalls the life-threatening effects of heartworm disease. So if you’re the parent of a dog, cat or ferret, listen up. Adult heartworms living inside dogs or wild canids—that is, their natural hosts—produce offspring that travel in the blood. Feeding mosquitoes ingest...