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Novel stapled peptide nanoparticle combination prevents RSV infection, study finds

A Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s and VA Hospital/University of South Florida team created the antiviral therapy, which harnesses the power of stapled peptide and nanoparticle technologies to thwart the respiratory [...]

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COPH student-driven Edi-BULL campaign offers USF Health healthier lunch options

Hungry? Lunch choices at USF Health just got healthier thanks to a student-directed project. Graduate students in the Health Education Intervention Methods class in the USF College of [...]

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New Government Affairs website offers real-time legislative updates

USF Health has lauched a  new Government Affairs website,  http://hscweb3.hsc.usf.edu/govaffairs/. The 2014 Florida Legislative Session kicked off March 4 and is scheduled to end May 2.   The new [...]

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Faced with infertility, a couple turns to USF Health IVF for a successful pregnancy

There are no easy words to ease the impact of hearing you’re infertile, that you will never be able to have a baby. So when Shari Locascio heard [...]

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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 [...]

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USF Health Specialty Care Center opens in The Villages

 The Villages (Jan. 24, 2014) -  USF Health is now providing a broad range of specialty care – from orthopaedics to endocrinology – in north central Florida as [...]

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USF Health CAMLS and The Florida Aquarium team up to help injured sea turtle

As the anesthesia took full effect, Freud dozed on the surgical table at the USF Health Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation. The juvenile green sea turtle [...]

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Case studies by USF Health neurologists link smoking “spice” with stroke in healthy, young adults

Tampa, FL (Nov. 19, 2013) – Add stroke to the list of severe health hazards that may be associated with smoking synthetic marijuana,  popularly known as spice or [...]

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USF Physical Therapy puts active police officer back to work, and riding her champion horse

A career in law enforcement and a cherished hobby of showing horses were heading toward dead ends for Janise Man-Son-Hing. Since November 2011, ever-increasing back pain was preventing [...]

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Do you know what it means to be hungry?

It’s not often a university endorses segregation, classism, and sexism. But, such was the case for attendees at USF Health’s Hunger Luncheon on Wednesday, October 23. From the [...]