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Researchers learn more about drink that aids post-radiation recovery

By Doug Bennett • Dec 6, 2016

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...

UF Health researcher elected as fellow of prominent scientific group

By Doug Bennett • Nov 30, 2016

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...

UF to receive nearly $10 million to support new agricultural safety and health center

By Evan Barton • Nov 29, 2016

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...

Simple genetic test shows promise for better outcomes in heart stent patients

By Doug Bennett • Nov 15, 2016

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...

UF Health researchers awarded federal grant to help battle prescription drug abuse

By Doug Bennett • Nov 14, 2016

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...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Alisha Kinman • Dec 6, 2016
Each day, Christina Arnette slides onto her finger a silver ring of the infinity symbol intertwined with a heartbeat. Stephanie Howard, R.N., a...READ MORE

On The Same Page

Hurricane Matthew: Stories from the Front Line

Nov 8, 2016

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

The POST Magazine

The Many Faces of Diabetes

November 2016

How a group of nurses, physicians, social workers and dietitians are changing the face of adult diabetes treatment at UF Health

Health In A Heartbeat

Years carrying excess pounds could contribute to cancer

Nov 30, 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...

Animal Airwaves

AA Live: Sub-specialties of Diagnostic Imaging

Dec 3, 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...