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USF Health expert authors NEJM clinical article on stinging-insect allergies

Tampa, FL (April 10, 2014) – Patients with severe allergies to stings from bees, wasps, hornets, fire ants and other insects should seriously consider immunotherapy, the recommended standard [...]

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Repeat injections of umbilical cord blood cells may improve prognoses of children with deadly inherited metabolic disorder

University of South Florida researchers led the preclinical study exploring a human cell therapy for Sanfilippo syndrome Tampa, FL (April 1, 2014) —  A University of South Florida-led [...]

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USF Health cardiologists apply advanced catheter technology to treat atrial fibrillation at Tampa General

Tampa General Hospital is among the first in the region to offer the new high-tech catheter device  Tampa, FL (April 1, 2014)  –Tampa General Hospital is among the [...]

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Blood-brain barrier repair after stroke may prevent chronic brain deficits, USF preclinical study finds

Research to develop stroke therapies should consider that a compromised blood-brain barrier can trigger changes in brain areas remote from the initial damage TAMPA, Fla.(March 25, 2014) – [...]

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USF Health navigators to host enrollment events March 26 and 31 at USF Tampa campus

“USF, Get Covered!” open to university campus, community; anyone with questions about coverage welcome Tampa, FL (March. 24, 2014) – As the March 31 deadline to enroll for coverage [...]

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USF Health researchers closer to improving safety, effectiveness of lithium therapy

Lithium salicylate produced steady blood and brain lithium levels up to 48 hours following oral dose, the recent preclinical study showed Tampa, FL (March 11, 2014) – Lithium, [...]

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Molecular subtyping of breast cancer may better identify women at high risk of disease recurrence [VIDEO]

University of South Florida-led study helps refine personalized approach to breast cancer diagnosis and treatment Tampa, FL (March 6, 2014) – A method called molecular subtyping can help doctors [...]

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USF Health navigators host March 6 event to help consumers enroll in Health Insurance Marketplace

“Nav-Lab” open to USF campus, community; anyone with questions about coverage welcome Tampa, FL (Feb. 25, 2014) — An on-site community outreach event to help consumers learn more [...]

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Florida Cardiovascular Institute joins USF Health

Move strengthens cardiovascular services at region’s only academic health center Tampa, FL  (Feb. 13, 2014) – Florida Cardiovascular Institute, a leading private cardiology practice, has joined forces with [...]

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Nutritional supplement improves cognitive performance in older adults, USF researchers find [VIDEO]

NT-020, a proprietary supplement including blueberries and green tea, improved cognitive processing speed in clinical trial participants without impaired memory Tampa, FL (Feb. 6, 2014) – Declines in [...]