Published Dec 17, 2019
Specialty: Gynecology
An innovative invasive placenta program is helping UF Health obstetricians reduce blood loss and other complications in these risky deliveries by stressing multidisciplinary preparedness....continue reading
Published Dec 16, 2019
In an international study at 17 MRI centers in the U.S., Austria and Germany, a research team led by UF’s...continue reading
Published Dec 16, 2019
Many people who have problems with their memory, especially if they are elderly, worry that they have Alzheimer’s disease, which...continue reading
Published Dec 16, 2019
Jerry Nettles raised five kids, worked in a factory for 24 years and spent his spare time fixing cars. But,...continue reading
Published Dec 16, 2019
Specialty: Urology
A urologist at University of Florida Health, however, is in the vanguard of a small group of surgeons nationally who are successfully adopting ProACT™ therapy as a less-invasive alternative to AUS in the treatment of prostate cancer in men....continue reading
Published Dec 16, 2019
Specialty: Urology
When deciding where to receive treatment for prostate cancer, one name kept coming up for William — UF Health. The...continue reading
Published Dec 13, 2019
To ensure younger patients feel as comfortable as possible as they age out of pediatric care, UF Health offers a transitional program for pediatric patients who are making the move to the adult CF program....continue reading
Published Dec 13, 2019
Consuming a seaweed found near the Florida Keys may offer health benefits in preventing colon cancer and inflammatory diseases of the digest tract, according to UF Health Cancer Center researchers in the University of Florida College of Pharmacy....continue reading
Published Dec 13, 2019
Specialty: Cancer
University of Florida researchers have found mutation hot spots in a unique class of proteins that could drive cancer progression. “There are recurrent mutations that are associated with cancer development,” said Jonathan Licht, M.D., director of the UF Health Cancer Center and study co-author....continue reading
Published Dec 12, 2019
Specialty: Urology
Patients facing a radical cystectomy after a diagnosis of bladder cancer can find themselves grappling with a diminished quality of life that threatens psychological and emotional well-being....continue reading

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