Dr. Erica Stockwell first in Central Florida to use Anovo Surgical System in gynecologic procedure

Oct 15, 2022 at 02:53 pm by pj

  AdventHealth Celebration recently made history by being the first in the hospital system to do a robotic gynecologic procedure on the new Anovo Surgical System. Advent.... Read More

AdventHealth among first in the U.S. to use new MITRIS RESILIA Bioprosthetic Mitral Replacement Valve with anti-calcification technology

Oct 15, 2022 at 02:37 pm by pj

  AdventHealth Orlando Cardiovascular Surgeon Kevin Accola, M.D., was among the first to use the new MITRIS valve and participated in the COMMENCE pre-market c.... Read More

DOH and DCF Visit Marion County CORE Network

Oct 15, 2022 at 02:02 pm by pj

  Ocala  —  State Surgeon General Dr. Joseph Ladapo, Deputy Secretary for Health Dr. Kenneth Scheppke, and Florida Department of Children and Famili.... Read More

Orlando Health ORMC Institute for Advanced Rehabilitation helps Central Florida mom who experienced sudden paralysis walk again

Oct 15, 2022 at 01:48 pm by pj

  Geneva Brier-Daniels developed transverse myelitis following a COVID-19 infection   Geneva Brier-Daniels and dozens of other spinal cord injury patients reunite.... Read More

New partnership allows historically Black university students a pathway to earn UF nursing degree

Oct 15, 2022 at 01:13 pm by pj

  By Anna Hoffman   Students from a historically Black university in Florida will soon have a dedicated pathway to earn a bachelor of science in nursing, or B.S.N.... Read More

DBS trial for difficult-to-treat Tourette syndrome shows promise

Oct 05, 2022 at 06:46 pm by pj

By Michelle Jaffee In a first-in-human clinical trial of four participants, closed-loop deep brain stimulation was shown to be a feasible, safe and beneficial treatment for d.... Read More

UF Health researcher co-leading landmark study on autism’s role in aging

Oct 05, 2022 at 06:43 pm by pj

  By Doug Bennett   While the number of adults affected by autism is growing, very little is known about the way the condition is impacted by aging. Now, a Univer.... Read More

Sleep and Mental and Physical Health

Sep 28, 2022 at 03:15 pm by pj

  Mary-Catherine Segota, Psy D “I can’t sleep!” How many times is that said in the office? Probably more than you can count, with a national average r.... Read More

Shift in Child Hospice Care Is a Lifeline for Parents Seeking a Measure of Comfort and Hope

Sep 28, 2022 at 10:00 am by pj

  By Bernard J. Wolfson, Kaiser Health News   When you first meet 17-month-old Aaron Martinez, it’s not obvious that something is catastrophically.... Read More

Study evaluates college football players’ positions for risk of concussions

Sep 22, 2022 at 11:05 am by pj

  A new research study looks inside the brains of college football athletes to measure levels of traumatic brain injury (TBI) biomarkers by player position. This study,.... Read More

Orlando can reduce deaths from women’s cancers. Here’s how. 

Sep 22, 2022 at 12:49 am by pj

  By Nancy G. Brinker Black and Hispanic women in Orlando are dying at a disproportionate rate — as they are around the nation — of breast and cervical canc.... Read More

Genetic Tests Create Treatment Opportunities and Confusion for Breast Cancer Patients

Sep 21, 2022 at 11:39 am by pj

  By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News   The past decade has witnessed a rapid expansion of genetic tests, including new instruments to inform patients wh.... Read More

Clearing Pollution Helps Clear the Fog of Aging — And May Cut the Risk of Dementia

Sep 21, 2022 at 10:55 am by pj

  By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News    During the past decade, a growing body of research has shown that air pollution harms older adults’ brai.... Read More

AMA: Physician Burnout Rate Spikes to New Height

Sep 20, 2022 at 10:54 pm by pj

  New study concludes COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated long-standing system issues that drive burnoutCHICAGO - The burnout rate among physicians in the United States spiked.... Read More

New Abortion Laws Jeopardize Cancer Treatment for Pregnant Patients

Sep 20, 2022 at 10:50 pm by pj

  By Charlotte Huff, Kaiser Health News   As abortion bans go into effect across a contiguous swath of the South, cancer physicians are wrestling w.... Read More

Diagnostic overshadowing wake-up call from The Joint Commission: IntellectAbility’s innovative curriculum in IDD healthcare meets the needs

Sep 15, 2022 at 11:41 am by pj

According to a recent Sentinel Event Alert from The Joint Commission, medical providers engage in diagnostic overshadowing when treating patients with existing disabilities. P.... Read More

AdventHealth is one of two U.S. sites participating in groundbreaking Alzheimer’s Disease Research

Sep 13, 2022 at 07:17 pm by pj

   AdventHealth is one of two sites in the U.S. and one of seven in the world to partner with the Davos Alzheimer’s Collaborative (DAC)&n.... Read More

Tips for Passing the NCLEX from Me and my Dad

Sep 13, 2022 at 11:48 am by pj

By Shannon Rosen There’s currently a shortage of nurses in Florida, so it’s a good time to consider getting into the field. As a relatively new OR nurse, I can te.... Read More

UF Health study shows sleepy, older adults restricted movement during pandemic

Sep 13, 2022 at 12:20 am by pj

By Bill Levesque     GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Taking time to go places, to visit friends or take a walk in the park, to s.... Read More

UF model investigates how drug interactions lead to contraceptive failure

Sep 09, 2022 at 05:19 pm by pj

  By Matthew Splett More than 900 million women and their partners worldwide use contraceptive products to prevent pregnancies. However, many contraceptive users may no.... Read More