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Older African Americans incur more medical debt than older whites

Tampa, FL (April 15, 2016) — Older African American adults incur substantially more medical debt compared to older whites, reports a new study by researchers from the University […]

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Mosquito species may be key to transmitting EEE virus in southeast U.S.

USF-led study of Culex erraticus probes ecology of Eastern equine encephalitis virus, one of the most deadly mosquito-borne viruses, which can affect horses and, in rare cases, humans. […]

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Tampa General Hospital gives $3.5 million for Heart Institute, neurosciences at USF Health

TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. 29, 2016) – The University of South Florida announced today that it has received a $3.5 million gift from Tampa General Hospital for the USF […]

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Deep dive: USF research combats oxygen toxicity in Navy divers

USF Health’s Dominic D’Agostino conducts the Office of Naval Research-sponsored study using specialized hyperbaric chambers simulating underwater conditions For the first time, ketone esters — oral supplements useful […]

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PTSD therapy studied at USF College of Nursing receives official recognition by federal registry

Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) classified as an effective therapy for PTSD and depression from SAMHSA program Tampa, FL (Nov. 24 2015) – Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART), a brief […]

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USF global health team pioneers development of new antimalarial drug screening model

Tampa, FL (Nov. 10, 2015) — A University of South Florida (USF) Center for Global Health & Infectious Diseases Research team has demonstrated a new screening model to […]

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Dr. Arthur Labovitz appointed president of AHA Tampa Bay Metro Board

Tampa, FL (Nov. 10, 2015) – Dr. Arthur J. Labovitz, the Edward C. Wright endowed professor and chair of USF Health Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, has been appointed […]

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Early probiotic use may decrease risk of islet autoimmunity in children at risk for type 1 diabetes

The University of South Florida played a coordinating role in the international TEDDY study Tampa, FL (Nov. 9, 2015) — Probiotic exposure during the first 27 days of […]

Anthony Odibo, MD and Dr. Umit Kayilsi have been awarded a 4 million dollar NIH grant to study the effects of smoking on fetal developement.

USF Health awarded $4M by NIH to assess effects of placental microvasculature and smoking on fetal growth

Bridging laboratory and clinical sciences, the study aims to improve the health outcomes  of pregnancies complicated by poor fetal growth Tampa, FL (Sept. 28, 2015) – The USF […]

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Researchers find potential source of insulin-producing cells in adult human pancreas

The USF-led study may lead to drug therapies to replenish cells destroyed or damaged by diabetes Tampa, FL (Sept. 23, 2015) — Cells that express neurogenin 3 (NGN3) […]