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For parents, storing their newborn baby’s umbilical cord blood is a way to preserve potentially lifesaving cells. Now, a group of University of Florida Health researchers has found a way to expand and preserve certain cord-blood...
A three-drug combination has almost completely suppressed the deadliest type of breast cancer during testing in mouse models, according to a group that includes a University of Florida Health researcher. Triple-negative breast...
Consumers and health providers have their pick of thousands of health apps and programs delivered via mobile devices, but there has been little information available on how effective they are at improving users’ health. Now,...
The University of Florida College of Medicine has maintained its historically high standing in the U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings of the nation’s top medical schools. The UF College of Medicine held firm in its No...
A new book edited by a University of Florida researcher is being released today and offers guidance, medical insights and hope to patients and families of patients with Tourette syndrome, or TS. The neurological disorder causes...
- Sarah Carey • University of Florida, UF Health, College of Veterinary Medicine • Mar 21, 2017
- Alisha Kinman • University of Florida, UF Health, College of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology • Mar 16, 2017
- Karin Lillis • University of Florida, UF Health, College of Medicine, Department of Surgery • Mar 15, 2017
- Michelle Jaffee • University of Florida, UF Health, College of Medicine, McKnight Brain Institute • Mar 14, 2017
In 2011, Kendall Lewis, best known as Miss K, was born with a disorder that affects multiple of her body systems called VACTERL...READ MORE
Four-year-old Caden Buth is energetic. He’s happy, loves to talk, loves to run and enjoys life. However, sometimes those things that...READ MORE
On The Same Page by Dr. David Guzick, M.D., Ph.D.
Robert Kuemmerlein suffered from progressively worsening shortness of breath, even when engaged in simple activities like walking to the mailbox or going up a few stairs. He also had trouble sleeping. These symptoms were caused by congestive heart failure due to damage of the aortic and mitral... Read More
When to avoid the herpes zoster vaccine
Eye World News Magazine • Mar 22, 2017
Health Notes: St. Vincent’s HealthCare opens new medical center in Mandarin
The Florida Times Union • Mar 22, 2017
Do You Live Near Toxic Waste? See 1,317 of the Most Polluted Spots in the U.S.
Time Health • Mar 22, 2017
A serious and often overlooked issue for patients with brain diseases: Swallowing
Post Star • Mar 17, 2017
3 Years into Million Cat Challenge, Vets, Shelters Save 750,000 Cats
Veterinary Practice News • Mar 17, 2017
We’ve all seen the commercials of long-distance runners who seem to be gliding blissfully on cushions of air, their toned legs impervious to the constant pounding of their feet on unforgiving concrete and asphalt. Their secret? Special insoles in their shoes or orthotics that absorb the punishment...
Can saunas decrease the risk of memory disorders?
Mar 24, 2017
Racial discrimination is more than skin deep
Mar 23, 2017
Marijuana could slow progression of Parkinson’s disease
Mar 22, 2017
As befits a carnivore through and through, a cat’s breath isn’t expected to be fresh as a daisy. But breath that’s especially pungent may be sending medical signals. The most common cause of halitosis in cats is oral bacteria, which mixes with plaque to cause dental disease. But problems affecting...