Posts Tagged cardiovascular disease

USF Health experts: Ten ways to keep your heart healthy

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. According to American Heart Association (AHA), more than 6 million adults currently live with heart disease. […]

Pioneering nanotechnology research has applications for cardiovascular diseases

The founding director of the USF Health Heart Institute has a passion for innovation, translational medicine and entrepreneurship. Samuel A. Wickline, MD, has parlayed his expertise in harnessing […]

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Physician-scientist Dr. Sam Wickline arrives to lead USF Health Heart Institute

Tampa, FL (Dec. 20, 2016) — Samuel A. Wickline, MD, has joined the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine to lead a state-of-the-art heart institute that will integrate […]

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Dr. Taylor-Clark aims to make sense out of how airway nerves respond to their environment

Understanding the sensory nerves involved in protective behaviors may lead to new therapies for respiratory, cardiovascular diseases Think about the last time you stubbed a toe. The sensory […]

Physician-scientist Dr. Samuel Wickline named USF Health Heart Institute’s first director

Samuel A. Wickline, MD, has been named the first director of the USF Health Heart Institute – an important step in realizing USF Health’s goal of creating a […]

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Placental syndromes increase women’s short-term risk for cardiovascular diseases

University of South Florida study indicates these syndromes, when combined with poor pregnancy outcomes, can confer additional cardiovascular disease risk sooner Tampa, FL (July 22, 2016) — The […]

When patients choose, they lose weight and reduce diabetes risk

More than 80 million Americans have prediabetes, increasing their chances of developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. USF […]

USF Health taking active roles in helping support AHA Heart Walk

Heart disease and stroke impact so many families across the United States, including our own families here at USF Health. The American Heart Association is holding its annual […]

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USF Health Heart Institute breaks ground [VIDEO]

Combining advanced research with the best care,  the facility’s doctors and scientists will guide the way for new solutions to cardiovascular disease    Tampa, FL (Dec. 17, 2013) — […]

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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, […]