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When patients get treated for cancer, radiation therapy administered to shrink tumors also affects healthy cells in the gastrointestinal tract and causes difficult side effects. Now, a group of University of Florida Health...
Laura P.W. Ranum, Ph.D., has been named a fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, which recognizes those who make distinguished scientific advances. Ranum is director of the UF Center for NeuroGenetics...
The University of Florida has received a grant of nearly $10 million from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention through the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, or NIOSH, for a five-year project to...
A quick, precise genetic test can significantly reduce the risk of cardiovascular events by helping to identify more effective medication for some heart patients, a group led by University of Florida Health researchers has found...
A group led by University of Florida Health researchers has a received a three-year, $600,000 federal grant that will help fight prescription drug abuse by making a statewide database more useful for physicians and more...
- Elizabeth Hillaker Downs • University of Florida, UF Health, College of Medicine, Department of Health Outcomes and Policy • Dec 5, 2016
- University of Florida, UF Health, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Genetics Institute • Dec 2, 2016
- University of Florida Academic Health Center, UF Health, UF Health Congenital Heart Center, UF Health Shands Children's Hospital • Nov 30, 2016
- University of Florida Academic Health Center • Nov 15, 2016
Ready to carve that turkey and dig into a slice of pumpkin pie slathered with whipped cream?
Maybe the broccoli casserole and sweet...READ MORE
Each November, millions of Americans give thanks for family, friends, football and a feast on Thanksgiving. But for some families, like the...READ MORE
Inside a large organization, Corey Gallet de St. Aurin and the Youth Gender Program provide a safe spot for adolescents going through...READ MORE
On The Same Page by Dr. David Guzick, M.D., Ph.D.
Beginning as a tropical storm 35 miles southeast of St Lucia on Sept. 28, 2016, Hurricane Matthew explosively intensified as it tracked across the Caribbean Sea. Matthew became a hurricane 190 miles northeast of Curaçao on Sept. 29. It ultimately achieved Category 5 intensity the... Read More
Shands celebrates 35 years of helicopter patient transport
The Independent Alligator • Nov 7, 2016
Nationally known orthopaedist selected as chief medical officer for UF Health Shands
The Chipley Bugle • Oct 21, 2016
Sacred Heart, UF Launch Kidney Transplant Program
The Pensacola Voice • Oct 21, 2016
FDA funds $23M in grants to spur rare disease drug research
Becker's Hospital Review • Oct 21, 2016
Think Twice Before Posting About Your Kid Online, Pediatricians Say
Time Magazine • Oct 21, 2016
Women looking for some extra motivation to lose weight might consider this: A new study shows the longer those pounds stay on, the higher the risk for breast, endometrial, colon and kidney cancers. Odds of getting cancer increased by 10 percent for every 10 years a woman was obese, and they climbed...
When traffic backs up, pollution builds up inside cars
Nov 29, 2016
Thirsty? Put down the soda and pick up the water
Nov 28, 2016
Infertility can deliver stress, anxiety for couples
Nov 25, 2016
Diagnostic imaging is a routine part of veterinary medicine, through which valuable information is gains that contributes directly to the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of diseases and injuries that can affect all types of animals. Dr. Robson Giglio, a clinical assistant professor of...