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Return On Investment
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DeLene Beeland

Return on Investment

At least a month before Florida recorded its first case of COVID-19, the University of Florida’s Emerging Pathogens Institute had a diagnostic test ready for research purposes. This was not a random one-off slam dunk; it

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Academic Content
DeLene Beeland

SARS-CoV-2 Virus Isolated From Air Within A Car

Researchers at the University of Florida collected the SARS-CoV-2 virus which causes COVID-19 from the air within a car driven for 15 minutes by a patient confirmed to have the illness. The driver had minimal symptoms,

Coronavirus ‘spillovers More Frequent Than Thought
Academic Content
DeLene Beeland

Coronavirus ‘Spillovers’ More Frequent Than Thought

We’ve heard a lot about coronaviruses in the past year, after the sudden emergence of the COVID-19 global pandemic. But coronaviruses are a diverse group of viruses known to infect most mammals, some birds, and even

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Academic Content
DeLene Beeland

Covid-19 Vaccine Effective Against New Variant In Brazil

New research demonstrates that vaccination with CoronaVac, designed in China, is 50% effective at preventing COVID-19 within Manaus, Brazil. The study includes a mixture of participants who had received either one or two doses of CoronaVac,

Can Music Therapy Help People with MS
Patient Content
DeLene Beeland

Can Music Therapy Help People with MS?

Traditional medicines can slow the progression of multiple sclerosis (MS) in some cases. But because there is no cure, people living with MS often seek out alternative therapies.1 These are typically used alongside traditional therapies. Alternative

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Patient Content
DeLene Beeland

Bladder Cancer Treatment: Immunotherapy vs. Chemotherapy

People may know chemotherapy as a cancer treatment more readily than immunotherapy. But immunotherapy is gaining traction, and for good reason. Immunotherapy is a promising advancement in the treatment of many cancers, including bladder cancer. It

7 Tips to Stay Masked and Avoid Dry Eyes
Patient Content
DeLene Beeland

7 Tips to Stay Masked and Avoid Dry Eyes

The COVID-19 pandemic may have worsened symptoms for some people living with chronic dry eye (CDE). This is because wearing a face mask incorrectly may cause tears to evaporate faster. However, face masks remain key to

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Patient Content
DeLene Beeland

Finding and Choosing Your Urologist

When you are newly diagnosed with bladder cancer, your care team will expand. In addition to an oncologist, you may need a urologist. You may also have some personal considerations or preferences to keep in mind

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Patient Content
DeLene Beeland

Do Acid Reducers Increase the Risk of IBD?

You may have heard of a link between using a stomach acid reducer and flares with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Several different studies have looked into this question with mixed results. But a new study tips