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Researchers: Thin, silver nanowires may hold key to flexible and safe touchscreens

By Sarah Carey • Jul 9, 2019 • Lead Story

An unexpected ability of cells to bend metal determines the safety of silver nanowires — highly conductive nanomaterials a thousand times thinner than a human hair that are being used in next-generation touchscreens for...

UF Health researchers identify nine noncancer drugs with the potential to improve cancer survival

By Diana Tonnessen • Jul 2, 2019 • Featured Articles, Lead Story

UF Health researchers sifting through millions of electronic health records found evidence that nine drugs already being used to treat other health conditions may also have the potential to improve cancer survival. The...

World-renowned neurogeneticist to join UF Health

By Todd Taylor • Jun 25, 2019 • Lead Story

On Sept. 1, renowned neurogeneticist Matthew Farrer, Ph.D., internationally recognized for his work on the genetics of Parkinson’s disease, will join UF Health, the University of Florida’s academic health center. Farrer will be...

UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital nationally ranked in five specialties, makes big gains in three

By Doug Bennett • Jun 18, 2019 • Lead Story

University of Florida Health Shands Children’s Hospital has been nationally ranked in five medical specialties, making significant gains in three areas — pediatric cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, and diabetes/endocrinology...

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

By Doug Bennett an... • Jun 13, 2019 • Video, Lead Story

Attention: to see a news video about Londyn Wright’s treatment. Visit for a video about how gene therapy works. Karen Wright worked her way through the small gathering outside...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Talal Elmasry • Jul 1, 2019
Brooklynn Nelson, 17, overcame a lifelong bout with epilepsy, thanks in part to Dr. Giridhar Kalamangalam, MD, her neurologist at UF Health.READ MORE

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Super Tory

April 2019

This 8-pound robotic baby cries, grunts and blinks, all while helping to educate medical students

Health In A Heartbeat

How to counteract the effects of sitting too much

Jul 19, 2019

Many of us spend most of our waking hours sitting. Research has shown that sitting for too long increases the likelihood of premature death and risk for developing chronic diseases. A study published recently in the Journal of Applied Physiology adds one more reason to stop sitting too much: It can...

Animal Airwaves

Careers and Trends in Veterinary Technology

Jul 19, 2019

Veterinary technicians, also known as veterinary nurses, are a critical part of the patient care team when it comes to animal health. As a career, veterinary technology offers a variety of opportunities for engaging in animal care and helping to ensure best practices are implemented in the...