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Novel stapled peptide nanoparticle combination prevents RSV infection, study finds

A Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s and VA Hospital/University of South Florida team created the antiviral therapy, which harnesses the power of stapled peptide and nanoparticle technologies to thwart the respiratory […]

COPH student-driven Edi-BULL campaign offers USF Health healthier lunch options

Hungry? Lunch choices at USF Health just got healthier thanks to a student-directed project. Graduate students in the Health Education Intervention Methods class in the USF College of […]

New Government Affairs website offers real-time legislative updates

USF Health has lauched a  new Government Affairs website,  https://hscweb3.hsc.usf.edu/govaffairs/. The 2014 Florida Legislative Session kicked off March 4 and is scheduled to end May 2.   The new […]

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Faced with infertility, a couple turns to USF Health IVF for a successful pregnancy

There are no easy words to ease the impact of hearing you’re infertile, that you will never be able to have a baby. So when Shari Locascio heard […]

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Nutritional supplement improves cognitive performance in older adults, USF researchers find [VIDEO]

NT-020, a proprietary supplement including blueberries and green tea, improved cognitive processing speed in clinical trial participants without impaired memory Tampa, FL (Feb. 6, 2014) – Declines in […]

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USF Health Specialty Care Center opens in The Villages

 The Villages (Jan. 24, 2014) –  USF Health is now providing a broad range of specialty care – from orthopaedics to endocrinology – in north central Florida as […]

Case studies by USF Health neurologists link smoking “spice” with stroke in healthy, young adults

Tampa, FL (Nov. 19, 2013) — Add stroke to the list of severe health hazards that may be associated with smoking synthetic marijuana,  popularly known as spice or […]

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USF Physical Therapy puts active police officer back to work, and riding her champion horse

A career in law enforcement and a cherished hobby of showing horses were heading toward dead ends for Janise Man-Son-Hing. Since November 2011, ever-increasing back pain was preventing […]

Do you know what it means to be hungry?

It’s not often a university endorses segregation, classism, and sexism. But, such was the case for attendees at USF Health’s Hunger Luncheon on Wednesday, October 23. From the […]