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...

Hope & Healing Blog

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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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Birth method may affect gut health

Feb 18, 2020

A healthy gut is an important part of our overall wellness, impacting digestion and the immune system. Because of this, scientists research factors that can affect our gut microbiome — the bacteria, fungi and other microbes that line this part of our bodies. A recent study, published in the journal...

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Dental disease: avoiding the preventable

Feb 18, 2020

It’s sort of amazing that dental disease remains one of the most common medical problems in pets, because most of it is preventable. For one thing, make it a habit to look closely at your buddy’s mouth every couple of weeks or so. Red gums, bad breath or abnormal chewing are all red flags that...