The Villages®, UF Health enter into exclusive talks to transform regional health care

By Melanie Fridl Ross • Dec 6, 2019 • Lead Story

For more information, please contact: Rossana Passaniti, PASSAR@shands.ufl.edu or 352-273-8569. THE VILLAGES, Fla. — The Villages® and University of Florida Health announced their intent today to develop a comprehensive health...

Stray sulcata tortoise gets new home for the holidays

By Sarah Carey • Dec 5, 2019 • Lead Story

After a good Samaritan brought a stray sulcata tortoise to the University of Florida Small Animal Hospital on Oct. 8, veterinarians tried unsuccessfully to find the 40-pound creature’s original owner. However, they did make an...

UF researchers dive into the science of how seaweed might prevent colon cancer and inflammation of the digestive tract

By Matthew Splett • Dec 3, 2019 • Lead Story

Consuming a seaweed found near the Florida Keys may offer health benefits in preventing colon cancer and inflammatory diseases of the digest tract, according to researchers in the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. A...

UF researchers find gene mutation involved in cancer progression

By Kacey Finch • Dec 2, 2019 • Lead Story

University of Florida researchers have found mutation hot spots in a unique class of proteins that could drive cancer progression. “There are recurrent mutations that are associated with cancer development,” said Jonathan Licht...

Study helps hepatitis C patients, shows path for accelerating research and potential for drug approvals

By Meghan Meyer • Nov 25, 2019 • Lead Story

Read the journal article here, which also contains a list of co-authors’ disclosures of funding and possible conflicts: https://www.gastrojournal.org/article/S0016-5085(19)41199-2/fulltext   Hepatitis C patient testimonial...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Kacey Finch • Nov 20, 2019
The diagnosis of cancer can be tough to process. But when diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, a disease commonly known to have low survival rates,...READ MORE

The POST Magazine

Moving Mountains

October 2019

All Andy needed was a chance, and a miracle

Health In A Heartbeat

Using toilet seat technology to monitor vital heart signs

Nov 29, 2019

The numbers don’t lie: America is aging. Experts say that over the next 40 years, not only is the number of people aged 65 and up expected to double, 80% of them also will have some form of heart disease. That translates into more than 6 million adults with congestive heart failure racking up...

Animal Airwaves

How 3-D Printing is Advancing Veterinary Surgery

Dec 6, 2019

A new state-of-the-art 3-D printer now being used at the UF College of Veterinary Medicine uses high-performance plastics and offers numerous advances in patient care, teaching and research, UF veterinary surgeons say. On tomorrow’s Animal Airwaves-Live, Dr. Adam Biedrzycki, an equine surgery...