Archive for the Pediatrics Category

USF-patented 3D nasal swab is being used the world over to help in COVID-19 testing

The USF Health-designed 3D printed nasal swab that broke into national news in late March is now being used by several hundred hospitals and academic medical centers around […]

Inhibiting thrombin protects against dangerous infant digestive disease

A USF Health-Johns Hopkins Medicine team shows that nanoparticles targeting the blood-clotting protein reduces necrotizing enterocolitis-like injury in neonatal mice TAMPA, Fla. (May 4, 2020) — Necrotizing enterocolitis […]

USF Health takes COVID-19 testing to local Hillsborough County neighborhoods

USF Health has teamed up with Hillsborough County to offer COVID-19 testing to residents in several neighborhood community centers in Hillsborough County. The effort is meant to make […]

USF Health allergist publishes guidance to treat anaphylaxis amid COVID-19 spread

The new recommendations come as patients suffering severe allergic reactions  fear visiting emergency departments COVID-19 has created new anxieties and risks for individuals seeking emergency care, including those […]

USF Health leads clinical trials seeking COVID-19 treatments, cure

USF Health researchers have launched several clinical trials as part of the world-wide effort to reduce the severity and even prevent COVID-19. In connection with Tampa General Hospital, […]

USF Health Pediatric Pulmonology Becomes a Cystic Fibrosis Foundation-Accredited Core Center

USF Health pediatric pulmonology has met the extensive requirements to become a cystic fibrosis core center, a designation that offers funding opportunities for research and drug development and […]

USF Health rapidly expands telehealth to keep patients connected to medical specialists

The current coronavirus outbreak is not preventing USF Health patients from seeing their providers. As the pandemic grew last week and most of Florida shifted to working remotely […]

USF Health welcomes Dr. Douglas Haladay as director of MCOM’s physical therapy program

USF Health announced that Douglas Haladay, DPT, PhD, has been appointed director of the School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences (SPTRS) and associate dean of the USF […]

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 […]