Clinical

Fauci Thanks US Health Workers for Sacrifices but Admits PPE Shortages Drove Up Death Toll

Apr 09, 2021 at 09:40 am by pj

  By Jessica Glenza, The Guardian, Kaiser Health News Dr. Anthony Fauci thanked America’s health care workers, who “every single day put themselves at.... Read More

12 Months of Trauma: More Than 3,600 US Health Workers Died in Covid’s First Year

Apr 08, 2021 at 05:09 pm by pj

  By Jane Spencer, The Guardian and Christina Jewett, Kaiser Health News More than 3,600 U.S. health care workers perished in the first year of the pande.... Read More

What Covid Means for the Athlete’s Heart

Apr 07, 2021 at 10:13 pm by pj

  By Markian Hawryluk, Kaiser Health News For sports fans across the country, the resumption of the regular sports calendar has signaled another step toward post-p.... Read More

‘Brain Glue’ Helps Repair Circuitry in Severe TBI

Apr 06, 2021 at 03:21 pm by pj

By Charlene Betourney   Reparative hydrogel mimics the composition and mechanics of the brain   At a cost of $38 billion a year, an estimated 5.3 million people.... Read More

Backed by Millions in Public and Private Cash, Rapid Covid Tests Are Coming to Stores Near You

Apr 06, 2021 at 01:51 am by pj

  By Hannah Norman, Kaiser Health News  Scientists and lawmakers agree that over-the-counter covid tests could allow desk workers to settle back into their cu.... Read More

‘I Can Breathe Again’: Older Adults Begin to Test Freedom After Covid Vaccinations

Apr 01, 2021 at 03:29 pm by pj

  By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News With a mix of relief and caution, older adults fully vaccinated against covid-19 are moving out into the world and resuming.... Read More

Dramatic Drop in Common Viruses Raises Question: Masks Forever?

Apr 01, 2021 at 03:21 pm by pj

  By Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio, Kaiser Health News Masks and physical distancing are proving to have major fringe benefits, keeping people from getting.... Read More

International Research Outlines Early Outcomes on Lung Transplantation for Severe COVID-19

Apr 01, 2021 at 09:47 am by pj

  By Dorothy Hagmajer The UF Health lung transplant team has collaborated with researchers around the world to identify preliminary guidelines for successful transplant.... Read More

UF Study Debunks Belief that GLP-1 Hormone Systems in Gut, Brain Work Together to Suppress Eating

Mar 31, 2021 at 01:52 pm by pj

By Matt Splett University of Florida scientists have determined the glucagon-like peptide 1, or GLP-1, appetite-suppressing hormone systems found in the gut and brain act ind.... Read More

The Psychology of Pain

Mar 30, 2021 at 04:15 pm by pj

By DR. MARY CATHERINE SEGOTA    Pain is one of the leading reasons patients seek medical care. Estimates of chronic pain among adults range from 11.... Read More

Hundreds of UF Students to be Part of Landmark Study on COVID-19 Spread

Mar 30, 2021 at 04:11 pm by pj

By DOUG BENNETT  The University of Florida will attempt to vaccinate more than 1,000 students as part of a landmark national study to determine whether young people who.... Read More

UF Study: Silent MRSA Carriers Have Twice the Mortality Rate of Adults Without the Bacteria

Mar 30, 2021 at 04:08 pm by pj

By JILL PEASE A University of Florida study of middle-aged and older adults finds those who unknowingly carry methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, on their s.... Read More

Covid Vaccine Hesitancy Drops Among All Americans, New Survey Shows

Mar 30, 2021 at 03:50 pm by pj

    By Emmarie Huetteman, Kaiser Health News A new poll of attitudes toward covid vaccinations shows Americans are growing more enthusiastic about being vacc.... Read More

Scientists Seek Covid Treatment Answers in Cheap, Older Drugs

Mar 30, 2021 at 03:44 pm by pj

  By Esther Landhuis, Kaiser Health News Could a decades-old antidepressant be a secret weapon against covid? A few scientists think so, after two small studies sh.... Read More

In His Continued Sparring With Fauci, Sen. Rand Paul Oversimplified the Science

Mar 30, 2021 at 03:36 pm by pj

  By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News   “Sorry Dr Fauci and other fearmongers, new study shows vaccines and naturally acquired immunity DO.... Read More

Nosing In on Kids Who Had Covid and Lost Their Sense of Smell

Mar 25, 2021 at 05:53 pm by pj

  By Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News  Orange. Eucalyptus. Lavender. Peppermint. Doctors at Children’s Hospital Colorado and Seattle C.... Read More

Inmates’ Distrust of Prison Health Care Fuels Distrust of Covid Vaccines

Mar 25, 2021 at 05:47 pm by pj

  By Eric Berger, Kaiser Health News One November night in a Missouri prison, Charles Graham woke his cellmate of more than a dozen years, Frank Flanders, saying h.... Read More

How Do Behavior Health Screenings Impact Real People?

Mar 25, 2021 at 01:55 am by pj

By CHRISTI CAMPBELL  A short time ago, I had never even heard of a behavioral health screening.  A close friend of mine was an NP in partnership with another provid.... Read More

Cannabis Use Does not Diminish Cognition in Older Adults 

Mar 25, 2021 at 01:06 am by pj

By MICHAEL C. PATTERSON   Based on a recent review of applicable studies published in the journal, Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, cannabis exposure app.... Read More

First Triple-organ Transplant in the State Paves the Way for Lifesaving Multiorgan Procedures

Mar 23, 2021 at 09:26 pm by pj

By Dorothy Hagmajer   If surgery were gymnastics, a triple-organ transplant would be a feat worthy of the Olympics. It has everything: Complex and intricate procedure?.... Read More