Archive for the Patient Care Category

‘Watchful waiting’ with routine ultrasound safer than removing benign ovarian cysts, study suggests

USF Health is only U.S. site participating in the International Ovarian Tumor Analysis phase 5 study A watchful waiting approach may be better than surgery for most women […]

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USF Health opens new Pamela Muma Women’s Health Center

Personalized women’s health facility now accepting members Women in the Tampa Bay region who seek a more personalized, navigated style of health care now have a new option, […]

Clinical trial seeks to reduce risk of Alzheimer’s, delay effects from disease

Jan. 29, 2019 – What if solving brain games and puzzles on a computer could reduce the chances of developing dementia such as Alzheimer’s or delay the debilitating loss […]

Kiosk in Morsani Center lobby offers helpful information

USF Health patients and caregivers now have a shortcut to helpful information with the recent installation of the e-Branch Library kiosk in the lobby of the Morsani Center […]

Cardiologists can help prevent diabetes, USF Health review article suggests

Cardiologists could and should take more action in guiding their patients to interventions aimed at delaying, and even preventing, diabetes, USF Health faculty proposed last month in a […]

USF Health physicians earn spots on Tampa Magazine’s 2019 Top Doctors list

Tampa Magazine surveyed nearly 9,000 physicians across the Tampa Bay area, asking them to nominate peers they consider the best in their specialty. The final 2019 Top Doctors […]

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Byrd Institute’s medical experts and resources help world-traveling couple navigate Alzheimer’s journey

Seeking help at the first signs of Betty’s memory loss, the Boysens continue to live each day fully rather than letting the disease define them “Once the travel […]

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Largest-ever clinical trial for peanut allergy advances pediatric treatment closer to FDA approval

The University of South Florida was one of two Florida sites that tested the new immune therapy drug manufactured in Clearwater. TAMPA, Fla. (Nov. 19, 2018) — With the […]

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IPE transitions-of-care simulation helps USF Health students train as teams

First-year students from the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, College of Pharmacy and Athletic Training Program came together Oct. 16 and 18 at the Center for Advanced […]

FARA-USF scientific symposium advances toward treatment for Friedreich’s ataxia

The Friedreich’s Ataxia Scientific Symposium: Understanding a Cure recently marked its 9th year of bringing dedicated scientists, clinicians, and industry partners with patients and their families to USF […]