USF Health In the News – for the week of May, 14, 2012
For the week of May 14, 2012 – a snapshot of our colleagues making news across the country and around the world
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But is that a good thing? We asked Michael Schoenberg, Chief of Neuropsychology at USF, to weigh in.
Seeing is believing: The evolution of the ultrasound
University of South Florida Urologist Dr. Rafael Carrion specializes in sexual dysfunction, and says most men don’t realize ultrasound is an option
Big names book downtown Tampa’s biggest venues for 2012 RNC convention
ABC Action News
The Tampa Bay Host Committee says it’s in discussions with the University of South Florida to hold convention events at the downtown CAMLS location.
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Doctor David Morgan, with USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute in Tampa, says in 25 years working to try to find a cure, this is the most promising time. He says he is convinced they will be able to prevent the disease by 2020.
Cade prize goes to Tampa company
The Gainesville Sun
In a presentation, Stuart Hart, chief medical officer, said BioAcousTech’s eCath device is based on the acoustic principles used by the U.S. Navy in the 1950s and ’60s to identify Russian submarines by their propellers while filtering out other ocean noises.
USF-Designed “Electronic Stethoscope” Wins Award
Phil Hipol, the engineering director at USF Health’s Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS), and Dr. Stuart Hart, professor in USF Health’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, won the prize for their electronic catheter stethoscope, or “eCath.”
Marking progress against Parkinson’s
The Palm Beach Post
Isaacson and the Fox Foundation are currently partnered in a global study involving 24 geographic locations around the world. Five are in Europe, 18 in the United States, with Isaacson’s group and the University of South Florida in Tampa representing Florida.
Q&A: The details on donating a body to science
Tampa Bay Times
After that, I would like my body to be donated to University of South Florida School of Medicine to be used in any way for teaching purposes. Is it possible to donate my body, and how would I arrange this?
Drug reduce bone cancer damage but clinical guidance remains non-specific
Whether zoledronate is superior to any other bisphosphonate drug remains an open question,” said lead researcher Ambuj Kumar of the Center for Evidence Based Medicine and Health Outcomes Research at the University of South Florida, in Tampa, Florida.
Menopause happens: Start hormone-replacement therapy?
“So many women are affected,” said Dr. Barry Verkauf, director of the new Menopause Center at the University of South Florida in Tampa. “I’m a lot less quick to prescribe systemic estrogen like you get in a patch,” said Dr. Anna Parsons, director of image-based gynecology at USF Health at the University of South Florida.
ALS Quarterly Winter
‘With the Association’s help and the hard work of our faculty and team, we’ve accomplished more in a year than most new ALS clinics accomplish in 1n five or ten years,” Dr. Gooch said.
Bisphosphonates Cut Skeletal Morbidity in Multiple Myeloma
Rahul Mhaskar, M.D., M.P.H., of the University of South Florida in Tampa, and colleagues updated a systematic review and meta-analysis to investigate the role of bisphosphonates on OS, progression-free survival, and skeletal-related morbidity in multiple myeloma.
Reducing bone cancer with drugs: The debate
Whether zoledronate is superior to any other bisphosphonate drug remains an open question,” lead researcher Ambuj Kumar of the Center for Evidence Based Medicine and Health Outcomes Research at the University of South Florida, in Tampa, Florida was quoted as saying.
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