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Virus-drug combination shows improved effectiveness against brain tumor cells

By Doug Bennett • Oct 6, 2015

A rabbit virus currently being developed for cancer therapy can be paired with one of several existing drugs to deliver a more potent punch to a deadly type of brain tumor cell, researchers have found. A group that includes a...

UF researcher named the inaugural Evelyn F. McKnight chair in the Institute on Aging

By Morgan Sherburne • Oct 1, 2015

The Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida and the UF Institute on Aging are pleased to announce the formation of a newly endowed chair, the Evelyn F. McKnight chair for clinical...

UF celebrates 50 years of Gatorade

By April Frawley Lacey • Sep 28, 2015

The research question posed to University of Florida professor J. Robert Cade, M.D., and his research fellows in 1965 was a simple one: Why were so many Gator football players getting sick in the unrelenting Florida heat? “That...

UF receives $17.5 million to speed discoveries toward better health

By Claire Baralt • Sep 24, 2015

The University of Florida Clinical and Translational Science Institute has been awarded $17.5 million to continue to pave the way for a swifter and more collaborative journey from research to improved health in the nation’s third...

Beloved UF Health leader whose work has helped thousands of children passes away

By April Frawley Lacey • Sep 22, 2015

A longtime University of Florida Health leader who spent his career working to improve the health of children across the country through policy reform and in the neonatal intensive care unit, where he cared for the hospital’s...


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The staff at UF Health Reproductive Medicine – Springhill use their advanced medical expertise and skill to help people achieve their dreams of starting families.

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Health In A Heartbeat

Joining a club as a teenager may prolong your life

Oct 7, 2015

Playing sports or joining a club doesn’t just give teenagers a social outlet. It may also extend their lives. Researchers from the University of Edinburgh found that teenagers who belonged to community groups, clubs or sports teams had a lower risk of death by age 78. The scientists analyzed data...

Animal Airwaves

Feline fallout from a back scratch

Oct 1, 2015

Cats operate on their own wavelengths, and that’s one of the things we love about them. But sometimes their quirky behavior signals something more. An example is a condition called hyperesthesia (hyper-es-thesia), which translates to “heightened sensitivity.” This syndrome can affect any cat but...

On The Same Page

The UF Health Shands Hospital "Metro"

Sep 14, 2015

On my first day at UF, I had an appointment with Tim Goldfarb, the UF Health Shands Hospital CEO at the time. The instructions were: “Drop off your car with the valet at the entrance to the hospital and take the elevators up to the 10th floor.” Entering the hospital through the doors by the valet... Read More