GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The popular perception may be that parents clamor to put their children on stimulant medications such as Ritalin at the first sign of hyperactive behavior. But a new University of Florida study has found that many parents actually are quite frightened of drug therapy.
October 2001 Archive
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence in Florida rose slightly in October, buoyed by low interest rates and the realization that timing is good to make major purchases, but personal finances still rank as a concern, University of Florida economists said today.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Popular music and television shows that idealize romance mislead college students, who often don’t expect to encounter conflict in their relationships, a new University of Florida study suggests.
GAINESVILLE, Fla.— Dietary supplementation with a beneficial bacterium that plays a key role in breaking down a substance linked to kidney stone formation could someday prevent stone disease in people, a University of Florida researcher and his colleagues have discovered.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — An indoor air cleaning system originally developed to zap dust mites and mold spores also destroys airborne anthrax and other pathogenic microbes, says the University of Florida engineering professor who pioneered the technology.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The naked truth about the American nudist movement is its failure to live up to the ideal that everyone is treated the same, despite social standing or the shape of their bodies, a new University of Florida study finds.
New federally funded rehabilitation research center at UF will explore new technologies to aid seniors with disabilities
GAINESVILLE, Fla.—For older people with physical and cognitive impairments, little things like wireless phones, motion-sensor lights, remote controls for household appliances and door locks are big factors in promoting independence and quality of life.