October 27, 2021

Life Sciences

Energy Harness' fixture uses UV light to kill airborne pathogens

The fixture, which underwent testing at Florida Gulf Coast University, works by exposing indoor air to a large dose of high-energy UV-C light as the air passes through the device. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2021

Orlando Health's spina bifida fetal surgery program is showing promising results

In November 2018, Jessica Trinkle was nearly 24 weeks pregnant when she visited her OB-GYN in Volusia County and saw her unborn son... Read more »
Published on 7/30/2021

HoloLens glasses allow pediatric heart surgeons to see 3-D images of the heart

Pediatric heart surgeons at Nicklaus Children's Hospital in Miami are using immersive technology to help with pre-operative planning... Read more »
Published on 7/30/2021

Miami-Dade County collaborates with MIT to launch healthcare A.I. hub Global Co- Creation Lab

In 2019, Miami-Dade County joined with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to bring together entrepreneurs, scientists... Read more »
Published on 7/30/2021

FAMU-FSU University researcher received $1.4-million federal grant to study how bacteria can remove carcinogens from groundwater

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences grant calls for Youneng Tang to collaborate with researchers at Texas Tech University. Read more »
Published on 6/29/2021

Cleveland Clinic's Weston Hospital performs first living donor liver transplant

Cleveland Clinic's Weston Hospital has performed its first living donor liver transplant, in which a daughter donated a portion of her liver to her mother who had been battling complicated liver disease for several years. Read more »
Published on 6/2/2021

Elite DNA Therapy Services expands mental health services across Florida

Elite DNA Therapy Services is opening seven new locations and expanding virtual care to help address the shortage of mental health services in Florida. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2021

Thermaband focuses on hot flash help

Technology-driven solution to hot flashes for menopausal women, chemotherapy patients and others... Read more »
Published on 5/26/2021

TGH and USF Health team offer minimally invasive alternative for surgical treatment of uterine fibroids

The Acessa procedure is a minimally invasive treatment alternative to hysterectomy for women who have symptomatic fibroids Read more »
Published on 5/25/2021

A1 Medical Imaging to Be Part of AI Software Development for Medical Diagnostic Imaging Industry

Marilyn Radakovic, RN, Chief Operating Officer at A1 Medical Imaging, is excited to announce the company will become an integral part in the development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) software products for the Medical Diagnostic Imaging Industry. Read more »
Published on 5/24/2021

NASA Invites Media to Briefing on Science Launching to Space Station

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, May 26, to discuss select science investigations launching on the next SpaceX commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station. Read more »
Published on 5/24/2021

Orchard helps seniors navigate the COVID-19 vaccination process

“When the vaccine came out, everyone was struggling,” says Ming Yang, founder and CEO of Orchard. “There was a frantic feeling of trying to win a lottery ticket.” Read more »
Published on 4/28/2021

UF Health Cancer Center chosen PanCAN trial

Precision Promise is innovative in two ways, says Dr. Thomas George, director of the GI oncology... Read more »
Published on 3/1/2021

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

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

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

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

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Connecting businesses with an untapped workforce
Connecting businesses with an untapped workforce

Allison Chase of The Able Trust outlines the organization's mission, champions the connection of businesses to Florida's "untapped talent pool," and draws awareness to "invisible" disabilities.
 

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