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UF Researchers Assess Benefits Of Reducing Cholesterol Levels Lower Than Curent Recommendations

Published: Sep 30th, 1998

GAINESVILLE—University of Florida cardiologists at the Shands Cardiovascular Center at UF are part of a multinational effort to gauge the effect of aggressively lowering the body’s “bad” cholesterol levels below current medical guidelines in heart disease patients.

UF To Open Central And Eastern Europe’s First American Law Program

Published: Sep 29th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — Central and Eastern Europe’s first academic program in American jurisprudence debuts next week with the launch of the University of Florida’s Center for American Law Studies.

UF Economists: Consumer Confidence Drops Amid Growing Pessimism

Published: Sep 29th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — Florida’s consumer confidence index fell sharply in September, hitting its lowest point in 16 months and reflecting growing pessimism about everything from personal finances to short-term business conditions, University of Florida economists report.

UF Scientist: Calusa Indian Site Reveals State May Face More Hurricanes

Published: Sep 28th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — A stormy past warns that Florida may be in store for more destructive hurricanes if scientists are right about the threat of global warming, new University of Florida research suggests.

Lack Of Intestinal Bacterium Linked To Kidney Stones In Cystic Fibrosis Patients, UF Researchers Report

Published: Sep 26th, 1998

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—Cystic fibrosis patients who lack a beneficial intestinal bacterium have a greatly increased likelihood of developing a condition that can lead to kidney stones, and extensive use of antibiotics may be to blame, University of Florida researchers reported today (9/26) in the scientific journal The Lancet.

UF Study: People Hope For Best But Brace For Worst If Bad News Looms

Published: Sep 24th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — Concerned what you may learn from the stock market or the visit to the doctor?

UF Study Shows Self-Perception Influences Athletic Performance

Published: Sep 22nd, 1998

GAINESVILLE — When it comes to coaching, the pep talk is better than the locker room tirade, University of Florida researchers have found in a new study.

A Dollar Figure For Inconvenience

Published: Sep 21st, 1998

GAINESVILLE — You’re late to work after being stuck in traffic around a bridge repair.

University Of Florida To Be testing Ground For New high-Speed Modem

Published: Sep 18th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — Up to 100 University of Florida students and staff are the testing grounds for the world’s first trial of a new residential telecommunications technology that enables an ordinary telephone line to also become a high-speed data connection, providing speeds 30 times faster than today’s fastest dial-up modems.

Researchers Aim To Keep Termites From Gorging On Florida Homes

Published: Sep 17th, 1998

GAINESVILLE—You’ve got your security system on, burglar bars up and guard dog at the ready. Feel safe?