GAINESVILLE Fla. — While many corporate reform advocates urge companies to add outside board members to guard against corporate fraud and deception, that approach may actually exacerbate an already massive problem of directors being too cozy with the very people they’re supposed to be overseeing, University of Florida researchers say.
July 2003 Archive
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Nothing can turn back time, as aging adults well know, but a UF researcher reports a combination of exercise and vitamin E may at least slow it down.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence among Floridians fell in July for the first time in five months, hurt by a continuing lack of jobs, UF economists report.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Americans do not have to live with a record-high murder rate that makes it the exception to a worldwide pattern, says a University of Florida researcher.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Gene therapy using a common harmless virus to insert corrective DNA into malfunctioning cells in the lungs of cystic fibrosis patients appears safe, say University of Florida researchers.
VERO BEACH, Fla. — As Florida hits its peak period for mosquito-borne diseases, the state is seeing an increased number of infected sentinel chickens and horses, and University of Florida medical entomologists are warning Floridians to take precautions.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Oh, what a tangled Web is weaved as rapidly growing numbers of married people sneak into Internet chat rooms for romantic or sexual thrills they think they aren’t getting from their spouses, a new UF study finds.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Most people believe a medical school’s primary function is to train future doctors, but in recent decades the focus at many U.S. academic medical centers has shifted away from education to generating income, leaving faculty with less time to teach, cautions a University of Florida College of Medicine administrator and education expert.