UCF Pegasus Health Series Helps Consumers Make Health Decisions

UCF Pegasus Health Series Helps Consumers Make Health Decisions

Knowledge and good health go hand-in-hand. So the doctors at UCF Pegasus Health, the College of Medicine’s physician practice, have developed a series of seminars that cover many of the most common health and safety concerns expressed by their patients. “When it comes to your health, knowledge is critically important,” said Joyce Paulson, M.D., a […]

UCF Pegasus Health Offers DEXA Scans For Bone Health

About 54 million Americans have osteopenia and osteoporosis, making them more susceptible to bone fractures and breaks. Symptoms of this “silent disease” don’t normally appear until the first break happens–typically in the hip, spine or wrist. Now UCF Pegasus Health, the physician practice for the UCF College of Medicine, offers DEXA scans, widely regarded as […]

Therapeutic Yoga Begins Sept. 5 At UCF Pegasus Health

Yoga, long touted as the antidote for stress and stiffness, is now a prescription of choice for physicians who see its benefits in areas like lowering blood pressure and helping cancer patients combat the side effects of radiation. To extend this assistance to its patients and the community, UCF Pegasus Health, the College of Medicine’s […]

UCF Pegasus Health, Psychology Offer Caregiver Support Series

As Americans struggle to care for a rapidly aging population, approximately 43.5 million people have assumed caregiver roles for aging family members and another 14.9 million are caring for people with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. In response to that need, UCF Pegasus Health, the College of Medicine physicians practice, is partnering with the UCF Department […]

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This UCF-Designed Tech is Amazing

A team of UCF scientists has developed a new process for creating flexible supercapacitors that can store more energy and be recharged more than 30,000 times without degrading. The novel method from the University of Central Florida’s NanoScience Technology Center could eventually revolutionize technology as varied as mobile phones and electric vehicles. “If they were to replace the batteries with these supercapacitors, you could charge your mobile phone in a few seconds and you wouldn’t need to charge it again for over a week,” said Nitin Choudhary, a postdoctoral associate who conducted much of the research.