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Earn CME credits while learning about trending clinical topics and research advances from UF Health Shands Hospital experts.

    Do Supplements Contribute to Brain Health

    Do Supplements Contribute to Brain Health

    Steven DeKosky, MD discusses whether supplements contribute to brain health. He will describe the difference between rules that apply to FDA approved drugs and supplements advertised to provide health benefits or support good health, that is not FDA approved. He will recognize the reasons why such differences in regulations exist and the difficulties of treating brain disorders while providing healthy nutrition to the brain.

    Immunotherapy for Pediatric Leukemia Patients

    Immunotherapy for Pediatric Leukemia Patients

    In this podcast, William Slayton, MD discusses Immunotherapy for Pediatric Leukemia Patients. He will tell us the story behind the current outstanding cure rates for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. He will help us to understand the reasons why 10% of patients still relapse. He will examine the awesome power of immunotherapy in relapsed patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia and he will share current trials using immunotherapy to improve cure rates in newly diagnosed patients.

    Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

    Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

    Michael A. Dennis, Jr., MD, FACS discusses Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. He helps us to understand BPH in its role of causal symptomatology. He reviews the epidemiology and treatment modalities in BPH, and he shares an evidence based knowledge of current and emerging therapies for BPH.

    Third Space Endoscopy and Advanced Endoscopic Resection Techniques in the Gastrointestinal Tract

    Third Space Endoscopy and Advanced Endoscopic Resection Techniques in the Gastrointestinal Tract

    Dennis Yang M.D discusses third space endoscopy and its role in the management of various GI disorders. He provides information on the role of POEM in the management of esophageal motility disorders. He discusses the role of advanced endoscopic resection techniques in the treatment of lesions in the esophagus and he examines the role of advanced endoscopic resection techniques in the treatment of lesions in the colon.

    Diagnosis and Management of Cardiac Sarcoidosis

    Diagnosis and Management of Cardiac Sarcoidosis

    In this podcast, Divya Patel, DO helps us to identify the symptoms of cardiac sarcoidosis and what physicians do to screen patients for it. She discusses the diagnostic options and shares the latest medical therapies being used to treat cardiac sarcoidosis. She also examines when ICD placement should be considered.

    PARP Inhibitors in Ovarian Cancer

    PARP Inhibitors in Ovarian Cancer

    Martina Murphy M.D discusses PARP inhibitors in ovarian cancer. She examines the use of a PARP inhibitor as first-line therapy, and helps us to understand the relevance of homologous recombination deficiency (HRD) in development of ovarian cancer. She shares the mechanism of action and rationale for PARPi and reviews the FDA-approved uses for PARPi in the management of advanced ovarian cancer.

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