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USF-VA study finds long-term consequences for traumatic brain injury sufferers

Research with rat models finds chronic inflammation, suppression of cell regeneration, and neuronal cell loss contribute to wide range of motor and cognitive deficits TAMPA, FL  (Jan. 4, 2013) – […]

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Improved prevention and search techniques may help recovery, avoid incidents of missing drivers with dementia

The study, led by USF Nursing, has implications for the development of Silver Alert-type programs Tampa, FL (Dec. 14, 2012)— A new study focusing on how people with […]

USF center leads in research critical for developing new treatments to slow or stop Parkinson’s disease

The USF Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center, established in 1986, treats patients with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders, including tremor, dystonia, chorea and restless legs syndrome.  […]

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USF to conduct study targeting HIV prevention in gay young men

Project PrEPare will enroll participants at 14 sites across the country,  including USF Health’s Ybor Youth Clinic Tampa, FL (Dec. 10, 2012) — The University of South Florida […]

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Five USF Health researchers elected 2012 AAAS Fellows

USF among top 10 organizations worldwide with 15 Fellows named this year USF Health researchers comprised a third (5) of the record number of University of South Florida […]

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USF-China study: Acupuncture may treat hypertension through antioxidant effects

Animal-model research examines molecular mechanisms for blood-pressure lowering effect of ancient Chinese therapy An increase in antioxidant enzymes triggered by acupuncture appeared to play a role in reducing […]

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Healing Hearts

Several clinical trials starting at USF Health’s new Heart Institute this year will offer gene and stem cell therapy approaches to healing damaged hearts Over the past 18 months, […]

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Clinical Trials: About Half of New Treatments Perform Better Than Existing Ones

Researchers show that uncertainty about new treatments meets ethical requirements On average, new treatments perform better in clinical trials only slightly more often than existing treatments, according to […]

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USF Health, All Children’s sign new agreements

ACH and USF Sign New Affiliation Agreements St. Petersburg, FL (Oct., 2012) — All Children’s Hospital and the University of South Florida have signed new affiliation agreements that […]

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