Addressing the links between intestinal pathogens, livestock, and children’s gut health

Environmental enteric dysfunction, also called EED, is characterized by a chronic inflammation of the gut. It is a silent health problem in middle to low-income countries—and pathogens affecting the intestines are thought to play a role in its development.

New on-spot pharmacy testing program could save you a doctor’s visit

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.

Using AI in the arts to promote COVID-19 vaccines

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.

UF researchers help develop highly accurate 30-second coronavirus test

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.