USF Health In the News – for the week of August 22, 2011

For the week of August 22, 2011 – a snapshot of our colleagues making news across the country and around the world

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Dr. Mary Lien discusses why hair turns gray on Fox 13



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Football injury simulator


USF has a high-tech tool that helps in their medical training efforts—iStan, a life-like simulator that mimics anything from heat exhaustion to cardiac arrest.


Stress, insomnia and allergies, not food, make you fat!

International News Network (MedIndiaTruth Dive, News Track India, Zee News, Southern Courier, The Daily Telegraph, Perth Now,,

The co-director of the Metabolic and Nutritional Program at the University of South Florida College of Medicine, Dr Smith said in her new book that for…


‘The Girl in the Window’ Learning to Connect

The Ledger‎

Armstrong, director of pediatric psychology at the University of South Florida medical school, called Dani’s condition “environmental autism … the most outrageous case of neglect I’ve ever seen.” The Lierows said none of that mattered. …


The skinny on fatty acids

Tampa Tribune

“We know EPA and DHA benefit the heart,” said Jose Barboza, a pharmacist and assistant professor at the University of South Florida College of Pharmacy…


Food for Thought: Vitamins that keep your brain young


New research sheds light on how certain vitamins and other nutrients may keep your memory sharp and your brain agile — and ward off dementia — as you get older…professor in the department of neurosurgery and brain repair at the University of South Florida College of Medicine. So which vitamins and nutrients…


International pharmacogenomics conference to focus on better drug …

The first international conference hosted by the University of South Florida College of Pharmacy will focus on ways to improve health care by customizing…


Isolated Stem Cells Can “Differentiate into Different Cells”

TopNews United States (Eurasia Review, Red Orbit)

Also, the study’s corresponding author Dr. Cesar V. Borlongan, Professor and Vice Chair for research in the University of South Florida’s Department of…


Stem cells derived from human amniotic fluid hold promise

EurekAlert (

Contact: Dr. Cesar V. Borlongan, professor and vice chair for research, Department of Neurosurgery and Brain Repair, University of South Florida, Tampa, …


Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance

Studio 10 TV

The Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA), in partnership with the University of South Florida’s Ataxia Research Center (USF ARC), is hosting its third annual FARA Energy Ball on Saturday…


Cuts loom at Lee, Collier health agencies

The News-Press

Carol Bryant, a University of South Florida health professor and co-director of the Florida Prevention Research Center, said it shouldn’t be a surprise that…



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