Archive for the Pediatrics Category

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

A TEDDY progress report, led by USF’s Jeffrey Krischer, shows for first time that combining genetic and environmental factors substantially increases prediction TAMPA, Fla. (July 15, 2019) — […]

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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 […]

Streamlining how we work improves patient experience

Streamlining how patients access their health care providers – from the first encounter to the myriad details for overall operations – could greatly impact patient satisfaction and quality […]

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Sea squirt’s microbiome offers clues to frontline immune defense, gut health

National Science Foundation research by USF Health’s Larry Dishaw has relevance for debilitating digestive disorders like inflammatory bowel disease What can we learn about human health from the […]

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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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 […]