Archive for the Pediatrics Category
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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 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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USF Health’s ambulatory surgery center achieves AAAHC accreditation

TAMPA, Fla. (May 24, 2018) – The USF Health Endoscopy & Surgery Center has earned accreditation from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) – an achievement […]

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 […]

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) […]

Sam Fuld honored at MLB Governor’s dinner for his work with USF Health and Type 1 Diabetes Sports Camp

By Dave Scheiber, USF Foundation ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Throughout his eight major league seasons, Sam Fuld was known for his dazzling defense and smart, all-out style of play […]

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Community benefits most from new USF Health Concussion Center

USF Health faculty and administrators filled the neurocognitive testing room in the USF Health Concussion Center in Carrollwood as part of an informal celebration opening the new facility. […]

A week full of fun at the USF Health Multicultural Week Celebration

USF Health is celebrating Multicultural Week. Here are some images capturing the week-long celebration. Farther below is the schedule for the events. Monday, November 13   Microaggressions – […]

Fish Consumption Offers Same Protection in Preventing Childhood Asthma as Fish Oil Supplements

Tampa, Fla (October 30, 2017) – Pregnant women who consume fish rather than fish oil supplements are just as likely to protect their offspring from developing asthma. Researchers […]

Diagnosis of rare illness prompts global study led by USF- Johns Hopkins doctor

Oct. 26, 2017 — Jennifer Leiding, MD, an associate professor of pediatrics at USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and pediatric immunologist and allergy specialist at Johns Hopkins All […]