USF Health In the News: for the week of July 26, 2010

For the week of July 26, 2010 – a snapshot of our colleagues making news across the country and around the world



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Six Ways to Beat the Heat

Southern Living Magazine

“Our bodies are like cars. If we don’t replace them with fluids they overheat,” says Dr. Eric Coris, associate professor of family medicine at the University of South Florida.


Jackson Lab an economic hub in Maine, will biomedical campus do same for Collier?

Naples Daily News

On Wednesday, Jackson announced a critical component of the plan, a collaboration with the University of South Florida based in Tampa for biomedical…


Collier commission to decide if Jackson Lab project moves ahead

Naples Daily News (The News-Press)

Last week, Jackson officials announced its first partner in the biomedical village would be the University of South Florida in Tampa


USF physician: Kids shouldn’t return to game too soon after concussions

Health Canal (Ethiopian Review)

… own within five to seven days, said Dr. Eric Coris, director of Primary Care Sports Medicine at USF Health and a member of the USF Concussion Center


Signs of trouble appeared at early age in man charged with two murders

The St. Petersburg Times

The Times asked the chief of child and adolescent psychiatry at the University of South Florida to review Wall’s medical history. Dr. Michael Bengtson doesn’t necessarily agree…


Sniffing Device Allows Disabled to Write, Run Wheelchairs

MSN Health & Fitness (Med Broadcast, Health Finder)

“It’s a pretty brilliant idea,” said Paul Sanberg, distinguished professor of neurosurgery and director of the University of South Florida Center of…


Boffins ‘reprogram’ adult mouse fat cells into stem cells

Yahoo! News India (Including more than 15 other news outlets: BioScholar News, Genetic Engineering News, Innovations Report, Life Sciences World, Scientific Computing, News-Medical,

… source,” said Dr. Paul Sanberg, coeditor-in-chief and Director of the Center Of Excellence for Aging and Brain Repair at the University of South Florida.


Intervention program helps outpatient cardiology practices improve heart failure care

Health Canal (Medical News Today, Science Daily, Med Compare, News Blaze, News Guide, Ethiopian Review, Newswise, EurekAlert)

B. Curtis, University of South Florida College of Medicine; Wendy Gattis Stough, Pharm.D., Campbell University School of Pharmacy and Duke University…


USF Prof: What to look for in infant day care

The Tampa Tribune

If you walk in and feel welcome, that’s a good sign. If you have any concerns, keep looking. Dr. Takagishi is an associate professor of pediatrics at USF Health


USF Partners With Maine-Based Research Institution For Personalized Medicine

83 Degrees Media

Personalized medicine will be the focus of a newly announced partnership between the University of South Florida and Maine-based nonprofit biomedical research institution Jackson Laboratory…


Chubby tots weigh more than parents think, USF study finds

The Tampa Tribune

Pediatricians reluctant to talk about a child’s obesity may be steering parents in the wrong direction, according to a new University of South Florida study…


Can functional MRI help diagnose Alzheimer’s disease?

The Tampa Tribune‎

Dr. Murtagh is a professor of oncologic sciences and radiology at USF Health and director of neuroradiology at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and…


Teen’s attitude may predict physical health

The Tampa Tribune

Teenagers with positive attitudes may be influencing their health in the right way, a University of South Florida study says…


Planning the future of All Children’s

The St. Petersburg Times

How might this affect All Children’s existing relationship with the University of South Florida? The most important part is that we don’t have any…


The origins of vertebrate adaptive immunity

Nature Publishing Group

Department of Molecular Genetics, All Children’s Hospital, St. Petersburg, Florida 33701, USA, Department of Pediatrics, University of South Florida College…


Simbionix expands Cleveland offices and adds R&D facility in Israel

Mass Device (Med City News)

In June, Simbionix and the University of South Florida received a grant of an unspecified amount to develop a laparoscopic hysterectomy surgery simulator.


In Conversation, People’s Brains Can Mirror Each Other

MSN Health & Fitness (Including more than 20 other news outlets: Yahoo! News, Health Finder, Med Broadcast, Good Health, Bio-Medicine, Medicine Net)

Paul Sanberg, a professor of neurosurgery and director of the Center of Excellence for Aging and Brain Repair at the University of South Florida…


Scientists Use Stem Cells to Help Rabbits Grow New Joints

Yahoo! News (Including more than 90 other news outlets: MSN Health & Fitness, Health Finder, Med Broadcast, Medicine Net, Bio-Medicine, News Channel 10, KOTA Territory News, Action 3 News, FOX 44 News, ABC 40, News West 9)

and distinguished professor of neurosurgery and director of the University of South Florida Center of Excellence for Aging and Brain Repair in Tampa


Collier County not going all in for lab yet

The News-Press (Marco Eagle)

The University of South Florida has agreed to cooperate on medical research with Jackson Lab at the Collier site. That would eventually include the…


Examining rural children’s health: The National Children’s Study

Baker County Press

That’s why he gathered a group of local public health officials and experts from the University of Miami and University of South Florida, who are working on


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