January 27, 2021

Life Sciences

Ascension St. Vincent's Riverside chosen for Watchman FLX clinical trial

Dr. Saumil Oza says the risk of stroke increases 500% for patients with afib. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2021

Portable organ care system revives hearts, enables more transplants

George Martin's heart began failing in 2012, after he caught the swine flu. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2021

Effects of coronavirus on the heart still aren't fully known

Along with all the other unknowns about the coronavirus is whether it has long-term effects on the heart. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2021

Scripps Research Florida's promising approach

Targeted anti-cancer treatments — instead of dousing the body with chemo with all its side effects — have been a boon for some patients. Read more »
Published on 12/30/2020

Cancer care around the state

Inspired by his mother, who survived breast cancer, clothing designer Galen Magee has been donating about 20 specially designed robes... Read more »
Published on 12/30/2020

A side of seaweed?

While seaweed is a popular food in Asia and the Pacific Islands, it's not exactly a staple in the United States — but that could change. Read more »
Published on 12/30/2020

Colorectal cancer screening options

An at-home test offers an alternative for some who are skittish about a colonoscopy Read more »
Published on 12/30/2020

Florida Poly launches state's first undergraduate health engineering program

Students with a love of STEM and an interest in health care can prepare for a career that prioritizes both with Florida Polytechnic University's new Health Systems Engineering program Read more »
Published on 12/1/2020

Phase two of the Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville and Wolfson Children's Hospital expansion

Wolfson Children's Hospital completed the first phase of a multi-year, $200-million construction project in May. The hospital, one of five owned by Baptist Health, placed a 110-ton steel skybridge over Palm Avenue in Jacksonville. Read more »
Published on 7/27/2020

Winnie Palmer Hospital's new newborn screening process means less wait time for test results

In Florida, the state requires newborns to be screened for 57 disorders, ranging from sickle cell disease to cystic fibrosis. Orlando Health Winnie Palmer Hospital has instituted an electronic process... Read more »
Published on 7/27/2020

Nemours sees 2,200% rise in telehealth visits during COVID-19 pandemic

Nemours Children's Health System launched its CareConnect telemedicine platform in 2015 — but use of the video visit service has surged during the COVID-19 pandemic... Read more »
Published on 7/27/2020

Effort to expand flu vaccinations dies in the Florida Senate

In the flu season that ended in the spring, thousands of Florida children got the flu and 14 died. Most of those who died hadn't gotten a flu shot. Read more »
Published on 7/27/2020

Ascension Sacred Heart's children's hospital $85-million expansion

Only a year after opening, Ascension Sacred Heart's $85-million, 126-bed Studer Family Children's Hospital in Pensacola is undergoing a growth spurt. Read more »
Published on 7/27/2020

Nicklaus Children's Hospital is helping treat children with rare illness caused by the coronavirus

Nicklaus Children's Hospital in Miami has carved out space in its intensive care unit to treat Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C), a rare illness that can appear several weeks after exposure to the coronavirus. Read more »
Published on 7/27/2020

COVID-19-related mental health challenges facing Florida's children

Jennifer Katzenstein, director of psychology and neuropsychology at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, spoke to FLORIDA TREND... Read more »
Published on 7/27/2020

University of West Florida wins $400K National Eye Institute grant

Biology professor Scott Taylor has won a grant to study how zebrafish regenerate preceptor cells in their eyes after they've been damaged. Read more »
Published on 3/25/2020

Teen develops “Germ Genie” to protect travelers from diseases

Henry Hurowitz couldn't have timed his new product and company better. Read more »
Published on 3/25/2020

AdventHealth Nicholson Center opens Prototype Lab to help physician inventors

Each year, doctors from around the world come to AdventHealth Nicholson Center in Celebration to practice surgical techniques using robots and other high-tech devices. Read more »
Published on 3/25/2020

Naples' NCH Healthcare System buys germ-killing robot

In the battle against superbugs, Southwest Florida's NCH Healthcare System has a new high-tech weapon. Read more »
Published on 3/25/2020

UF developed tiny chip tracks med-taking

Digital tech company etectRX has received FDA clearance for its ID-CAP system, which verifies medicinal dosage to patients and physicians using digital technology. Read more »
Published on 2/26/2020

Tampa General Hospital's new organ donation equipment

Tampa General Hospital has started using new equipment that enables donor hearts, lungs and livers to be transported at body temperature rather than chilled and transported in coolers. Read more »
Published on 2/26/2020

Lung transplant technology collaboration between Mayo Clinic Florida and United Therapeutics

Mayo Clinic Florida expects to have three ex-vivo lung perfusion systems installed and operating by the end of first quarter 2020 Read more »
Published on 1/27/2020

Bay Medical Center-Sacred Heart introduces two new methods for treating an irregular heart beat

Bay Medical Center-Sacred Heart is giving cardiac patients new ways to treat common heart conditions. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2020

Orange Park Medical Center increases its capacity

Orange Park Medical Center now has two electrophysiology labs. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2020

A second chance after suffering a heart attack

After suffering a heart attack at age 37, Angel Vazquez got moving and completely revamped his diet. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2020

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Florida cruise entertainers pivot during pandemic

The cruise industry is one of the hardest hit during the pandemic. Two Florida cruise enterainers talk about how they have survived with the industry shut down.

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