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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 Devin Nori • Jul 22, 2019
Craniofacial deformities include birth defects in the face or head. Many people know about cleft lips and cleft palates , but that tends to be where...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

Fading sense of smell can have serious health implications

Jul 23, 2019

As we grow older, our senses diminish. We might not see or hear as well as we once did, but we accept that as the normal part of aging. We may start wearing bifocals and buy hearing aids. Our sense of smell also fades over time, and new research has found this can have has serious health...

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...