USF Health In the News – for the week of July 19, 2010

For the week of July 19, 2010 – a snapshot of our colleagues making news across the country and around the world



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A superior pairing to heal sick children

The Tampa Tribune

Thanks to the labors and foresight of people like University of South Florida President Judy Genshaft, USF Medical School Dean Stephen Klasko and…


USF allies with Jackson Laboratory for personalized medicine

Tampa Bay Business Journal (including more than 15 other media outlets: The Boston Globe, Naples Daily News, The News-Press, Marco Eagle, The Ave Herald, The Victoria Advocate, Bangor Daily News)

USF and Jackson Laboratory will collaborate on a variety of initiatives to lead the nation toward personalized medicine, a release said…


All Children’s to join Johns Hopkins system

Reuters (including more than 25 other media outlets: Forbes, Yahoo! Finance, The St. Petersburg Times, Tampa Bay Business Journal, International Business Times, Scottrade, The Tampa Tribune)

The non-cash transaction allows All Children’s Hospital to retain its name, medical staff and physician affiliations, including University of South Florida…


A brief history of All Children’s Hospital

The St. Petersburg Times

It is a pediatric teaching center for the University of South Florida College of Medicine. It also serves as a clinical training site for dozens of other…


Ripples from All Children’s-Johns Hopkins merger could touch many

The St. Petersburg Times‎

But Jay Wolfson, a professor at the University of South Florida’s College of Public Health, said the alliance between Johns Hopkins and All Children’s will…


Blueberries, green tea may boost memory in old age

Yahoo! India (Including more than 15 other media outlets: Daily News & Analysis, Argentina Star, India Talkies, One India, Newstrack India, Daily India, Deccan Chronicle, Sify,

… promoted adult neural stem cell proliferation in aged rats and boosted their memory performance, found University of South Florida researchers…


Aging Brains In Rats Benefit From Natural Substance NT-020, USF Study Finds

Medical News Today (Including more than 15 other media outlets: News-Medical, Bioscience Technology,, Health Canal, Genetic Engineering News, Science Daily, Med Compare)

and anti-oxidative activity,” said Sandra Acosta, MS, the study’s lead author and a PhD student in the USF Center of Excellence in Aging and Brain Repair.


TGH, All Children’s, Moffitt make ‘best hospitals’ list

Tampa Bay Business Journal

The rankings were the result of the teamwork that exists between the hospital staff, University of South Florida College of Medicine and community medical…


Just One Seasonal Flu Shot?


Dr. Steven Specter, USF College of Medicine comments on the 1918 flu pandemic


Larger Head Size May Protect Against Alzheimer’s Symptoms


James A. Mortimer, PhD, professor of epidemiology at the University of South Florida in Tampa, who was not involved in the study, noted that “people who…


Waste Management

The St. Petersburg Times

“I get questions about it a lot,” says Dr. Denise Edwards, director of the USF Healthy Weight Clinic. She says laxative abuse is common in people with…


Delivering Half A Baby Saves Baby’s Life

ABC 7 News

… while part of the baby’s still out,” Valerie E. Whiteman, MD maternal fetal medicine at Tampa General Hospital/USF in Tampa, Fla., explained…


What are the latest advances in HIV treatment?

The Tampa Tribune

… operated by USF Health at the Hillsborough County Health Department, participates in several of these clinical drug trials…


Looking to the future of children’s health care

The Daytona Beach News-Journal

… Communities program with Halifax Health, exist throughout the state and the Covering Kids and Families initiative at the University of South Florida…


Staying healthy and stress-free on vacation

10 Connects

So we went to Dr. Denise Edwards, chief resident of internal medicine at USF to get the three top tips to stay health on vacation…


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