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Testosterone treatment can boost bone density and improve anemia, study finds

By Doug Bennett • Feb 21, 2017

A year of testosterone treatment improved bone density and anemia among older men with low testosterone but also increased coronary artery plaque and had no effect on patients’ cognitive function. The findings by a team that...

Dual-drug combination shows promise against diabetic eye disease in animal model

By Doug Bennett • Feb 15, 2017

A two-drug cocktail provided better protection against diabetes-related vision loss than a single drug during testing in rat models, a team of University of Florida Health and Dutch researchers has found. Researchers say the drug...

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Researchers find new, better method for studying drug delivery

By Doug Bennett • Feb 6, 2017

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For medical researchers, studying how drugs disperse within the body is a major part of developing effective treatments. Now, a group that includes a University of Florida Health researcher has found a way to...

UF Health Cancer Network earns national accreditation for quality care

By Marilee Griffin • Jan 30, 2017

The UF Health Cancer Network, comprising UF Health and the UF Health Cancer Center at Orlando Health, has received a three-year accreditation with commendation by the Commission on Cancer, a quality program of the American...

UF Health researchers develop novel ring distortion strategy to fight diseases

By Matthew Splett • Jan 30, 2017

A novel strategy developed by UF Health researchers has yielded several promising compounds to fight inflammation and diseases such as colorectal cancer. The novel ring distortion approach generate compounds that complement...

Hope & Healing Blog

by • Jan 30, 2017
It’s the same song and dance every year – making a list of resolutions for the upcoming new year with the goal of checking every item off the list by...READ MORE

On The Same Page

The Year in Review: Celebrating Our Achievements in 2016 Part 2

Jan 27, 2017

Part 2 of our “Year in Review” focuses on the hospitals, research institutes and centers that are part of the UF Health family: UF Health Cancer Center UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute UF Institute for Child Health Policy The UF Diabetes Institute UF Emerging Pathogens Institute UF... Read More

The POST Magazine

A hero for shelter animals

February 2017

Follow a hectic day helping pets and people with Natalie Isaza, D.V.M., the American Humane Association’s 2016 Hero Veterinarian

Health In A Heartbeat

Less sleep may make you pack on pounds

Feb 23, 2017

If you don’t sleep well, you may end up eating more. New research has found that sleep-deprived people eat an average of 385 more calories a day than those who get a good night’s rest. Scientists at King’s College in England analyzed 11 earlier studies involving 172 participants whose sleep habits...

Animal Airwaves

Cat versus Christmas tree

Jan 1, 2017

Ahh…Christmas. The smell of spiced cider, the glitter of lights—and the crash of tree ornaments your cat bats to the floor. Balancing Christmas tree love with your cat’s safety is challenging, but doable. First, let your cat get used to the naked Christmas tree before you start decorating. Then,...