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Published Papers news at the College of Medicine

New Medicaid health care program for disabled adults improves aspects of patients’ care

By • Aug 4th, 2015 • Category: Health Outcomes and Policy, Published Papers

UF researchers find that a new policy for disabled adults covered by Medicaid improved aspects of their care for chronic diseases, compared to traditional care.

New paper updates guidelines for surgical treatment of Tourette syndrome

By • Mar 18th, 2015 • Category: Neurology, Neurosurgery, Published Papers

The first paper to set guidelines for which patients with Tourette syndrome are candidates for deep brain stimulation surgery was written nearly a decade ago. Now, a new paper, including researchers from UF, updates and revises those guidelines.

A changing world requires a clear blueprint for disease response

By • Sep 12th, 2014 • Category: Biostatistics, Faculty Recognition, Published Papers

As new infectious diseases emerge, a UF professor suggests a roadmap for containing them.

Commonly used vitamin could help produce ‘good’ cholesterol, UF researchers find

By • Feb 13th, 2012 • Category: Faculty in the News, Medicine, Published Papers

Nicotinic acid could be more valuable than previously thought; UF research shows it could increase production of ‘good’ cholesterol.

Emotional flatness can be mistaken for depression in Alzheimer’s patients

By • Jul 8th, 2010 • Category: Neurology, Published Papers

According to a new UF study, Alzheimer’s patients display an emotional flatness that can be mistaken for depression.

Infectious disease experts propose more effective way to teach the topic

By • Feb 23rd, 2010 • Category: Published Papers

A team of researchers led by a UF College of Medicine professor, finds the best way to teach medical microbiology and infectious diseases to medical students.

UF scientists use virus to kill cancer cells while leaving normal cells intact

By • Dec 4th, 2009 • Category: Medicine, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Published Papers

Approach could help make more cancer patients eligible for bone marrow self-transplant and reduce disease relapse rates.

Book takes new look at cancer treatments

By • Aug 26th, 2009 • Category: Medicine, Published Papers, Radiation Oncology

Christopher Cogle, M.D., assistant professor of medicine at the COM collaborates on a book focused on cancer microenvironment.

Genetic finding could lead to targeted therapy for neuroblastoma

By • Jul 6th, 2009 • Category: Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Published Papers

Researchers are closer to better treatments of neuroblastoma, the most common form of cancer in babies and the third most common childhood cancer.

Older kidney transplant patients should more often consider live donors

By • Jun 24th, 2009 • Category: Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Published Papers, Top Stories

Almost half of kidney transplant candidates older than 60 die before getting a deceased-donor organ.