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Despite similar treatment, obese women face additional risks for postpartum hemorrhage complications

  A USF Health-Tampa General Hospital study suggests different management protocols may be needed for obese vs. nonobese patients to improve maternal outcomes TAMPA, Fla (Dec. 21, 2020) […]

Flavors added to vaping devices can damage the heart

The vape flavorings so popular with kids and young adults are cardiotoxic and disrupt the heart’s normal electrical activity, a University of South Florida Health preclinical study finds […]

Tampa General Hospital, USF Health announce joint Office of Clinical Research to build upon research excellence

The new office will allow the previously separate offices to combine resources and elevate their research efforts to improve health care for all Floridians TAMPA, Fla (Nov. 30, […]

Global Virus Network, USF launch online course “Microbiomes and Their Impact on Viral Infections”

GVN offers four scholarships to self-paced online training course Baltimore, MD  (Nov 17, 2020) — The Global Virus Network (GVN), together with the University of South Florida (USF) […]

USF Health Tampa Bay Street Medicine helps launch Florida’s second needle exchange program

  The USF Health Tampa Bay Street Medicine, Hillsborough County and Pioneer Foundation Needle Exchange Program is ready to hit the road as Florida’s second needle exchange or […]

New study reveals strategy for creating COVID-19 drugs to dually inhibit the virus’s entry and replication

University of South Florida Health-University of Arizona team reports compounds simultaneously targeting Mpro and cathepsin L may improve treatment of COVID-19 infection TAMPA, Fla (Nov. 6, 2020) — […]

Autoantibody order, timing helps predict genetically susceptible children most likely to get type 1 diabetes

USF Health-led TEDDY analysis focuses on development of multiple distinct autoantibodies targeting insulin-producing cells, from initial autoimmunity to symptomatic disease TAMPA, Fla. — Children with multiple islet autoantibodies […]

New vaccine targeting toxic amyloid-β could help halt Alzheimer’s disease progression, preclinical study finds

University of South Florida Health neuroscientist suggests the therapeutic immunomodulatory vaccine may be safer for those with age-associated decline in immunity TAMPA, Fla (Oct. 20, 2020) — Our […]

Enzyme SSH1 impairs the disposal of accumulating cellular “garbage,” leading to brain cell death

University of South Florida Health neuroscientists discover a defect early in autophagy that may help develop SSH1 inhibitors to treat Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases TAMPA, Fla (Oct. […]

USF coordinates first nationwide network to study rare forms of diabetes

Dr. Jeffrey Krischer of the USF Health Informatics Institute oversees the new NIH-funded study Tampa, FL (Sept. 30, 2020) – The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine’s Health […]

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