Hope & Healing Blog

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Infusion of Hope

July/August 2019

UF Health patient first to receive new gene therapy for neurouscular disease since FDA approval.

Health In A Heartbeat

Old news for Popeye fans: Spinach extract increases muscle mass

Oct 23, 2019

Popeye knew a thing or two about the invigorating properties of spinach. It boosted his performance as he battled bad guys. As the Sailor Man of yesteryear sang in his cartoons, “I’m strong to the finish ‘cause I eats me spinach.” Popeye might have been onto something. Scientists now say a spinach...

Animal Airwaves

Shielding horses against mosquito-borne diseases

Oct 21, 2019

Since mosquito season often runs through October in the Midwest and nearly year-round down South, you might wonder when it’s best to vaccinate your horse against mosquito-borne diseases. These are serious, sometimes fatal diseases like West Nile Virus, or WNV, and Eastern Equine Encephalitis [ĕn-...