New field guide offers roadmap for "prescribing" creative activities to help improve a patient's well-being
Setting aside just 15 minutes a day to walk or run led to improvements in lung function among a group of elementary schoolchildren after only three months, a team of UF College of Public Health and Health Professions faculty and student researchers found.
The hospital is one of fewer than 20 in the nation to earn the distinction.
The hospital had five adult patient care specialities highly ranked
Although diagnosis is inconsistent, as many as 8 million people worldwide are estimated to have sickle cell disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 100,000 Americans are living with the condition, which occurs in about 1 out of every 365 Black or African American births.
UF Health Shands Hospital has been recognized for the high level of care it provides for women through pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum care.
The University of Florida Health Cancer Center has received prestigious designation from the National Cancer Institute.
A University of Florida doctor is highlighting the benefits of exercise for mental health. Dr. Jay Clugston, who specializes in concussion research, has found that athletes with previous mental health conditions recover differently than those without, and athletes with multiple concussions increase their risk for mental health conditions in the future.
The cancer gene MYC drives unrestrained cancer cell growth, but has proved a difficult drug target. Nature-inspired compounds succeed by chopping up MYC’s RNA.
Now able to walk again, the goat is back at home with her family.
About 22.6% of practicing general surgeons are women. But for general surgery residents, the number is slowly creeping up — and for seasoned faculty, this is a welcome change.
AI-fueled improvements could create at-home tests to catch infections early
A new UF College of Public Health and Health Professions study aims to shed light on which older adults at risk for Alzheimer’s disease may respond to cognitive training programs designed to boost thinking skills that tend to decline with aging and disease.