Women experience heart disease differently than men, a fact that has often led to their symptoms being missed and dismissed. New research is uncovering the genes that may explain these sex-specific differences, which could help reduce disparities in cardiac care between men and women.
Researchers have confirmed an artificial intelligence system known as MySurgeryRisk accurately helps doctors predict and manage complications after surgery that can pose many challenges for both physicians and patients.
Dignity Therapy was developed to help adults with cancer maintain or foster a sense of dignity in the final stage of their lives through completing important psychological tasks such as sharing life lessons and preparing a legacy document for loved ones.
As the new chief financial officer for UF Scripps, James Lapple will provide strategic direction, guidance and oversight for the institute’s important mission of advancing scientific discovery and education for the betterment of human health.
The University of Florida College of Pharmacy and the American Pharmacists Association, or APhA, announced a new partnership today that will allow pharmacists to test patients for several non-emergency health issues.
The Covid Reflections installation is one of seven projects funded by the Arts for UF Vaccine Confidence Program, an initiative sponsored by UF’s College of Arts’ Center for Arts in Medicine.
Researchers at the University of Florida have helped developed a COVID-19 testing device that can detect coronavirus infection in as little as 30 seconds as sensitively and accurately as a PCR, or polymerase chain reaction test, the gold standard of testing. They are working with scientists at National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University in Taiwan.
University of Florida Health researchers have developed algorithms that use artificial intelligence to accurately predict when treatment won’t work.
University of Florida researchers report that the rat lungworm parasite, which can cause deadly disease in humans and in animals, has been found in a new host in Florida with its discovery in Cuban treefrogs, an invasive species.
In a review of more than 3 million pregnancies, University of Florida researchers found 1 in 16 women were exposed to harmful teratogenic drugs — medications that can cause pregnancy loss, birth defects and other health problems for the unborn child.
The recent failure of workplace vaccine mandates in the Supreme Court means we have to look for fresh ideas to get the last third of Americans vaccinated.
UF Health researchers have developed a smartphone app called Gator MOMitor™ that new mothers can use to report worrying symptoms in the early weeks after giving birth.
IFAS and the College of Medicine have partnered to serve as many as 200,000 migrant farmworkers in Florida for various health conditions and give them nutrition information to help improve access to much-needed health care.