USF Health In the News – for the week of May 24, 2010

For the week of May 24, 2010 – a snapshot of our colleagues making news across the country and around the world



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Scientist Says Umbilical Cords Should Be Cut Later

MSNBC, Discovery Health, Yahoo News, MSN Health & Fitness  (including more than 40 other news outlets: Medical News Today, PhysOrg, Science Centric, Zikkir, Med India, One India, Sify News, Top News, India Talkies, Argentina Star, Daily India, Live Science, Bloomberg Businessweek, US News & World Report, The Mirror, Health Day, National Library of Medicine)

It only takes a few minutes,” explains University of South Florida (USF) professor Paul Sanberg, who was the lead researcher of the review article


Folate prevents alcohol-induced congenital heart defects in mice

United Press International (including more than 20 other news outlets: Science Centric, The Medical News, DNA India, Top News, One India, India Talkies, Sify News, Daily India, Red Orbit, Science Daily, PhysOrg, Yahoo News India)

Researchers at the University of South Florida College of Medicine and All Children’s Hospital report that the protection was afforded only when folate was


Aetna Foundation Grant Supports USF Obesity Initiative

The Bradenton Herald (including more than 14 other news outlets : Tampa Bay Business Journal, Market Watch, Business Wire, Benzinga)

The USF Pediatrics Mobile Health Program has provided care to more than 5,000 children and teens since 2006, visiting 59 schools in Hillsborough County and providing the


$20M complex for medical ed takes first steps

Tampa Bay Business Journal

The University of South Florida has submitted a $3.1 million bid to buy a chunk of prime downtown Tampa land it believes will win healthy returns


Brain pills’ promises raise hopes, worries

The St. Petersburg Times

“It makes me angry,” said Smith, medical director of the Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute at the University of South Florida…


Red-light cameras still not on NPR radar

The Tampa Tribune

The University of South Florida College of Public Health released its own in March 2008. It concluded the devices may actually increase crashes


Spouses face challenges in caring for themselves and their ailing partners

The Washington Post (Kaiser Health News)

And a study published this year by a team from the University of South Florida and the University of Alabama at Birmingham found that high caregiving strain


USF 20th anniversary social marketing conference June 11-12

Zikkir (Genetic Engineering News)

Sponsored by the University of South Florida (USF Health) in collaboration with the Academy for Educational Development, the conference will be held …


Practice Makes Perfect


Trey Early, a certified registered nurse anesthetist, borrowed a simulator from the USF Health Center for Advanced Clinical Learning to help train USF Health staff at the Carol and Frank Morsani…


Neuroscience ICU team reunites with former patients


USF neurosurgeons, neurologists and radiologists, along with nurses and other caregivers at the Tampa General Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit, were reunited May 13 with patients…


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