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New drug tested at USF Health Metabolic Clinic is life-changing for patient with PKU

Those helped by the new injectable enzyme therapy, recently approved by the FDA, can safely eat foods that have been forbidden for years Jennifer Mazorra has spent most […]

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USF Health cardiologist helps patient avoid surgery with lifestyle changes, cardiac rehab [video]

Leaning forward, Julio Robaina intently watched as USF Health cardiologist Bibhu Mohanty, MD, sketched a series of shapes on a piece of notebook paper. As Dr. Mohanty pulled […]

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USF Health and Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital work with Jeffrey Modell Foundation to improve immune system diseases in children

Dr. Jolan Walter, recruited by both institutions, leads first national genetic screening study for WHIM syndrome, a rare and potentially deadly primary immunodeficiency USF Health immunologist Jolan Walter, […]

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Ovarian cancer survivor credits USF Health gynecologic oncologist with saving her life

Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy, or HIPEC, has shown prolonged survival in patients with advanced disease When Lisa Boynton’s frisky golden retriever Roxie nudged her awake late one night, the […]

USF Health launches new Florida Department of Health-supported Zika Referral Center

Center connects pregnant women and their families, and the region’s medical professionals, to USF experts in preventing, diagnosing and treating the mosquito-borne virus The photos seen worldwide after […]

Seizure free after epilepsy surgery, patient pays it forward with advocacy

USF Health doctors evaluate for refractory epilepsy, experts in treating surgical candidates Some people pay it forward by donating to a charity or working in a soup kitchen. […]

Electively inducing labor at 39 weeks reduces risk of C-sections, other pregnancy complications

The University of South Florida-led study created a rigorous mathematical model to simulate maternal and newborn outcomes, comparing elective induction to expectant management TAMPA, Fla. (April 25, 2018) […]

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USF leads Tampa’s city-wide effort to prepare for a mass injury emergency

TAMPA, Fla. (March 28, 2018) — The University of South Florida is partnering with major organizations across Tampa to be prepared for a mass injury event, such as […]

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Crediting USF Health cardiologist for saving his life, patient makes travel plans to see grandkids

After suffering his first heart attack 22 years ago, David Gilberg has endured more heart procedures than anyone could count on both hands. Fourteen in fact.  But today, […]