UF Health, King’s College London researchers awarded $3.7 million to study molecular origins of type 1 diabetes

By Doug Bennett • Nov 13, 2018 • Lead Story

For people with Type 1 diabetes, it is an ongoing battle: Their immune system goes rogue, killing cells in the pancreas that regulate blood sugar. Now, a University of Florida and King’s College London collaboration has been...

A preliminary rendering of the UF Health Guest House

Lodging for outpatients, relatives of hospitalized patients being built near UF Health hospitals

By Doug Bennett • Nov 2, 2018 • Featured Articles, Lead Story

UF Health Shands is building a 174-room hotel to provide convenient, high-quality accommodations for visiting outpatients and relatives of hospitalized patients.  Construction of the six-story, 124,000-square-foot UF Health...

UF awarded grant to establish a cancer health equity center

By Anna Suggs Hoffman • Oct 25, 2018 • Lead Story

The National Cancer Institute has awarded a five-year, $16 million grant to establish a cancer health equity center at the University of Florida and partner institutions. The Florida-California Cancer Research, Education and...

UF researchers discover new use of stem cells that could clear path for immunotherapy in brain cancer

By Michelle Jaffee • Oct 17, 2018 • Video, Lead Story

University of Florida Health brain cancer researchers have discovered a new use of stem cells that could clear a revolutionary pathway to making immunotherapy drugs effective in treating brain cancer. “This is truly one of the...

Tests show common diabetes drug slows age-related vision loss

By Doug Bennett • Oct 16, 2018 • Featured Articles, Lead Story

A common and affordable Type 2 diabetes drug may someday have a new use in fighting vision loss, say University of Florida Health researchers who tested it in mouse models and found it slowed the loss of photoreceptors in the eye...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Talal Elmasry • Nov 9, 2018
It’s hard to imagine the deadliest cancer in the country is also the most preventable, but that’s the puzzling truth about lung cancer. That makes...READ MORE

The POST Magazine

Recognizing Risks

May 2018

New program at UF Health assesses brain functions of older patients before surgery

Health In A Heartbeat

High-fiber diet may combat brain aging

Nov 14, 2018

Eating more broccoli might be just what you need to combat brain aging. A new study recently published in the journal Frontiers in Immunology found that fiber-rich foods, such as broccoli, nuts and beans, could trigger the making of a short-chain fatty acid that has anti-inflammatory qualities....

Animal Airwaves

How To Avoid Dietary Indiscretion In Pets Over The Holidays ARCHIVE: Original air-date, Nov. 19, 2011

Nov 9, 2018

The holidays mean many things to many people, but almost always involve food not typically served in the household. While the temptation to allow our pets to indulge with us may be strong, it’s not generally a good idea, at least when it comes to certain types of food. Changes in diets, for pets as...