Wednesday, August 30, 2017
USF: Deadly Venom Can Be Turned Into Disease Treatments

You probably know the Nietzsche quote: “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” One University of South Florida researcher is studying that adage – in nature. ..

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Friday, August 25, 2017
SBP: Heart Hormones Protect Against Obesity and Insulin Resistance

Elevated levels of natriuretic peptides in adipose tissue protect against effects of high-fat diet  ..

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Tuesday, August 08, 2017
Moffitt: New Research Shows the Power of Radiomics to Improve Precision Medicine

In a collaborative project, researchers at the Moffitt Cancer Center and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute investigated the emerging field of radiomics has the potential to improve precision medicine by non-invasively assessing the molecular and clinical characteristics of lung tumors. ..

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Tuesday, August 08, 2017
FIU awarded $3.1 million for research that could swat Zika, malaria

Two grants totaling more than $3.1 million are helping researchers at FIU’s Biomolecular Sciences Institute wage war against Zika and malaria. ..

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Tuesday, August 08, 2017
Sanford Burnham Prebys and Mayo Clinic Collaborators Awarded Multi-Year NIH Grant

A team of researchers at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) at Lake Nona, Fla. and Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota have been awarded a three-year National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant which aims to identify molecules that could become new medicines to inhibit myocardial fibrosis.  ..

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Tuesday, August 01, 2017
UF: Imaging biomarker for Parkinson’s could aid in testing drugs to slow disease’s progression

A newly discovered imaging biomarker could be used to track changes in the brain associated with the progression of Parkinson’s disease, findings that represent a significant advancement that could aid in development of new drugs to slow progression of the neurodegenerative disease.  ..

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Tuesday, August 01, 2017
USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute finds amyloid PET scan leading to better Alzheimer’s disease management

Amyloid build-up in the brain is a crucial component of Alzheimer’s disease. A brain amyloid PET scan can detect the sticky plaque, signaling its severity. But most patients can’t afford it as the scan costs as much as $11,000 out of pocket. ..

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Tuesday, August 01, 2017
UCF Study Finds Gene Variant Increases Risk for Depression

A University of Central Florida study has found that a gene variant, thought to be carried by nearly 25 percent of the population, increases the odds of developing depression.  ..

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Monday, July 17, 2017
Moffitt:Radiation Therapy Prior to Surgery Reduces the Risk of Secondary Tumors in Early-Stage Breast Cancer Patients

Moffitt Cancer Center researchers launched a first of its kind study comparing the long-term benefits of radiation therapy in women with breast cancer either before surgery (neoadjuvant) or after surgery (adjuvant).  ..

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Friday, July 07, 2017
UF: Don’t hate your gut: It may help you lose weight, fight depression and lower blood pressure

Trillions of microorganisms living inside your digestive system may influence your health and even your weight. Here's how your gut may communicate with your brain, bone marrow and immune system. ..

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