PHHP Research NEWS

Physical activity, diet improve after bariatric surgery, but do not meet recommended levels

The study suggests patients who receive bariatric surgery may need ongoing treatment to support lifestyle changes and maintain weight loss.

Post-COVID mortality risk may be caused by effects of high inflammation during illness

A new study provides insight on why people who recover from severe COVID-19 still have a higher risk of death in the year following their illness.

The livestock-childhood gut health link

UF students and researchers address the links between intestinal pathogens, livestock, and children’s gut health.

Tracking coronavirus in wastewater

Researchers track COVID-19 trends in an island community’s wastewater. The approach has broad implications as a public health surveillance tool.