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New book offers secrets for better living and tips for patients coping with Tourette syndrome

By Michelle Jaffee • Mar 1, 2017

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...

UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville dean named to national group’s board of directors

By Dan Leveton • Feb 23, 2017

Leon L. Haley Jr., M.D., MHSA, FACEP, C.P.E., dean of the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville, has been named to the board of directors of the American Board of Emergency Medicine, or ABEM. Haley will begin...

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...

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

Boys’ and girls’ brains process trauma differently, study shows

Feb 28, 2017

Approximately 24 million Americans suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, a condition sparked by a traumatic event. Symptoms of PTSD include intrusive memories of the event, low self-esteem and problems in personal relationships. But according to a small study, gender may play a role in how we...

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,...