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...

UF Health The Villages® Hospital cuts ribbon for new freestanding emergency room

Jan 16, 2020 • Lead Story

THE VILLAGES, Fla. — UF Health is one step closer to opening its newest freestanding emergency room, which will soon provide convenient access to high-quality health care in Wildwood and surrounding communities as the demand for...

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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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Women over age 75 still benefit from mammograms

Feb 17, 2020

If you’re a woman at least 75 years of age, keep getting your mammograms. That’s the main message from findings that shed new light on the topic. Since 2009, guidelines about when to stop breast cancer screenings have been a source of confusion for patients and debate among medical experts. A...

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The sinister threat of snack bags

Feb 17, 2020

Before you dig into your favorite bag of snacks, think twice about the dire impact that bag could have on your pet. Every year, hundreds of pets — dogs and cats, small and large — die after putting their heads in snack bags. When they inhale, the vacuum created tightens the bag around their face...