UF Health Researcher Plans for Next Big Step in Medicine - Human Digital Twins

Mar 23, 2021 at 11:11 am by pj

By Bill Levesque To learn how we might fight the next viral pandemic, consider an engine on a commercial jet. An engineer can recreate that engine and its every component on.... Read More

The Hype Has Faded, but Don’t Count Out Convalescent Plasma in Covid Battle

Mar 23, 2021 at 01:09 am by pj

  By JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News  Six months after it was controversially hailed by Trump administration officials as a “breakthrough”.... Read More

So You’re Vaccinated Against Covid. Now What?

Mar 23, 2021 at 01:03 am by pj

  By Bernard J. Wolfson, Kaiser Health News   As you surely know, this country’s covid vaccination effort has been plagued by major birth pangs: regist.... Read More

Some Dream, Others Scheme to Find a Vaccine Before Spring Break

Mar 23, 2021 at 12:55 am by pj

  By Fred Mogul, Kaiser Health News Hawaii, Florida, Seattle and the South of France are on the minds of New York City college students. Those are some of the dest.... Read More

Doctors Debate Use of Blood Thinners to Prevent Clots in Women After C-Sections

Mar 18, 2021 at 12:31 am by pj

  By Harris Meyer, Kaiser Health News   Nearly all women who deliver babies through cesarean section at Columbia University Irving Medical Center in New York.... Read More

Can Vaccination and Infection Rates Add Up to Reach Covid Herd Immunity?

Mar 18, 2021 at 12:26 am by pj

  By Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News  It’s been a long, dark winter of covid concerns, stoked by high post-holiday case counts and the.... Read More

UF Health Study: Mutation Patterns in Dominant Coronavirus UK Variant Show New Target for Existing Drugs

Mar 17, 2021 at 11:04 pm by pj

By Doug Bennett An antibiotic used to treat leprosy is among a handful of existing drugs that could attack and slow the spread of the United Kingdom variant of the SARS-CoV-2.... Read More

New Study from Cleveland Clinic Florida Researchers Points to Novel Drug Target for Treating COVID-19

Mar 16, 2021 at 03:59 pm by pj

  Findings published in Nature Microbiology   Researchers from Cleveland Clinic’s Florida Research and Innovation Center (FRIC) have identified a.... Read More

Individuals With Special Needs Must Also Be Prioritized for COVID-19 Vaccine

Mar 16, 2021 at 02:24 pm by pj

  By Sharon Alexander   In early February, President Biden announced that by summer 2021 there will be enough vaccines for everyone in the U.S., and he has since.... Read More

Covid Cases Plummet 83 Percent Among Nursing Home Staffers Despite Vaccine Hesitancy

Mar 16, 2021 at 01:40 am by pj

  By Melissa Bailey and Shoshana Dubnow, Kaiser Health News Joan Phillips, a certified nursing assistant in a Florida nursing home, loved her job but dre.... Read More

Did CDC Delays in Up-To-Date Masking Advice Cost Health Workers’ Lives?

Mar 16, 2021 at 01:31 am by pj

  By Christina Jewett, Kaiser Health News Since the start of the pandemic, the most terrifying task in health care was thought to be when a doctor put a breathing.... Read More

One Year In: How Covid’s Toll Compares With Other Causes of Death

Mar 11, 2021 at 12:04 pm by pj

  By Louis Jacobson, PolitiFact, Kaiser Health News Now that the coronavirus has been in the United States for roughly a year, new numbers are revealing the scale.... Read More

High Obesity Rates in Southern States Magnify Covid Threat

Mar 11, 2021 at 11:58 am by pj

  By Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News  In January, as Mississippi health officials planned for their incoming shipments of covid-19 vaccine, they assesse.... Read More

Testing Quarantined Students Before Returning to School Helps Prevent Asymptomatic Cases from Re-entering Classroom

Mar 11, 2021 at 10:23 am by pj

  By Jill Pease Many high school students on day nine or later of their COVID-19 quarantine period tested positive for the virus, a University of Florida study publishe.... Read More

What Childhood Vaccine Rates Can, and Can’t, Teach Us About Covid Vaccines

Mar 11, 2021 at 12:50 am by pj

  By Rae Ellen Bichell, Kaiser Health News   Polls show Americans are increasingly interested in getting vaccinated against covid-19, but such surveys are l.... Read More

Without a Pandemic Safety Net, Immigrants Living in US Illegally Fall Through the Cracks

Mar 09, 2021 at 09:47 am by pj

  By LJ Dawson, Kaiser Health News Ana’s 9-year-old son was the first in the family to come down with symptoms that looked like covid-19 last March. Soon aft.... Read More

Push Is On for States to Ban Organ Transplant Discrimination

Mar 08, 2021 at 07:48 pm by pj

  By Sara Reardon, Kaiser Health News Griffin Dalrymple is an energetic 7-year-old who loves going to school in Eureka, Montana. But two years ago, the boy describ.... Read More

AdventHealth, Seminole County Open Doors of Innovative Treatment Center for Opioid Addiction

Mar 08, 2021 at 03:45 pm by pj

    The Hope & Healing Center in Sanford, part of a wide-ranging partnership between AdventHealth and Seminole County to address the opioid crisis, offers a ra.... Read More

Pandemic Fatigue: Its Real and Affecting Us All 

Mar 06, 2021 at 12:19 am by pj

  By APRIL BOYKIN   Exhausted? Distracted? Experiencing brain fog?  Sad or lonely?  A year into the pandemic and we are all frayed around the edges. Dis.... Read More

Coronavirus Deranges the Immune System in Complex and Deadly Ways

Mar 04, 2021 at 04:07 pm by pj

  Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News  There’s a reason soldiers go through basic training before heading into combat: Without careful instruction, green recruits.... Read More