Researcher handles test vials for study.

UF scientists eye novel drug candidate with marine origins to treat vision loss

By Matthew Splett • Aug 8, 2019 • Lead Story

Researchers from the University of Florida and Singapore are focused on a novel drug candidate with marine origins as a new method to prevent or treat vision loss. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

UF and FSU receive $29 million to speed discoveries leading to better health

By Meghan Meyer • Jul 30, 2019 • Lead Story

For more information, please contact: Meghan Meyer at the University of Florida, meghanmeyer@ufl.edu or 352-273-8872, or Doug Carlson at Florida State University, doug.carlson@med.fsu.edu or 850-645-1255 The University of Florida...

UF Health Shands Hospital ranks among nation’s best in seven medical specialties

By Doug Bennett • Jul 30, 2019 • Lead Story

University of Florida Health Shands Hospital ranks among the nation’s elite in seven adult medical specialties in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 “Best Hospitals” report . No other Florida hospital has more than seven...

Toward Safer Touchscreens

By Sarah Carey • Jul 29, 2019 • Video, Lead Story

Thin is safer than thick when it comes to the safety of silver nanowires — highly conductive nanomaterials a thousand times thinner than a human hair that are being used in next-generation touchscreens, report a transnational...

UF, Miami-Dade Animal Services shelter collaboration extended after successful start

By Sarah Carey • Jul 24, 2019 • Lead Story

Now approaching its third year, a program to provide University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine students with hands-on experience at a large, nationally recognized community animal shelter in Miami is drawing rave...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Alisha Katz • Aug 1, 2019
In the face of adversity, Lisa Alexander got back on the horse — literally. Lisa has made horses an integral part of her life since her 30s. Once a...READ MORE

The POST Magazine

Infusion of Hope

July/August 2019

UF Health patient first to receive new gene therapy for neurouscular disease since FDA approval.

Health In A Heartbeat

Heavily processed foods lead to weight gain

Aug 16, 2019

Here’s a new diet tip: Stay away from highly processed foods. People gained more weight and consumed more calories from ultraprocessed foods than they did from a minimally processed diet. That’s the upshot of a recent National Institutes of Health study that tracked dietary habits and body changes...

Animal Airwaves

Wildlife and Human Impacts

Aug 16, 2019

Changes in the environment directly impact a variety of animal species. On this show, Dr. Jim Wellehan, a zoological medicine specialist, will discuss ways in which wildlife habitats are impacted by human activity, and why some impacts may be less obvious than others, but equally destructive. As...