Archive for the Pediatrics Category

Top 10 USF Health News Stories of 2019

With another year – and another decade – comes to a close. USF Health looks back across 2019 at the successes of faculty and staff, advances in research, […]

Black children respond differently to step-up asthma therapy

USF Health’s Dr. Juan Carlos Cardet was among the authors of a new multi-site clinical study reported in the New England Journal of Medicine Black children respond differently […]

Unexpected viral behavior linked to type 1 diabetes in high-risk children

A TEDDY study, led by USF Health’s Kendra Vehik, has discovered unexpected connections between viruses and T1D Tampa, FL (Dec. 2, 2019) — New results from The Environmental […]

It will take a cross-discipline approach to halt the opioid crisis, experts at IPE Day say

Cross-discipline and inter-agency efforts are likely to have the greatest impact on the current opioid epidemic. That was the take-away message at this year’s USF Health Interprofessional Education […]

Health team returns from Bahamas

The four USF Health physicians who traveled the Bahamas to offer medical help to evacuees from Hurricane Dorian have returned, sharing details about their effort. Seetha Lakshmi, MD, […]

USF Health physicians fly to Bahamas to help provide medical care [video]

Four USF Health physicians boarded a small jet airplane Sept. 20 and headed to the Bahamas to provide medical care to those in shelters in Nassau. Working with […]

MCOM researchers part of study using new mouse model linking transfusions to dangerous digestive disease in infants

USF Health Heart Institute scientists developed nanoparticles deployed to suppress inflammation in the bowels of anemic infant mice, preventing transfusion-associated intestinal injury Physicians have long suspected that red […]

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USF Health earns a 100% score on national benchmarks for value-based care

USF Health attained a 100% score on its most recent Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) assessment, a measurement required by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) […]

Combined risk factors can help predict islet autoimmunity, type 1 diabetes

A TEDDY progress report, led by USF’s Jeffrey Krischer, shows for the first time that combining genetic and environmental factors substantially increases prediction of future diabetes TAMPA, Fla. […]

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The USF Health Fetal Care Center of Tampa Bay’s multidisciplinary team performs third successful EXIT procedure

  Inside the mother’s womb, a fetus exchanges oxygen through the umbilical cord. Once the fetus is delivered, the umbilical cord is clamped, giving the baby the ability […]