GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The root of the most common type of adult-onset muscular dystrophy appears to be a form of genetic stuttering that blocks the action of key proteins in cells, researchers from the University of Florida and the University of Rochester report in this week’s issue of Science.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The next generation of smart weapons may "see" targets with a manmade version of that wonder of the natural world, the insect eye.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Most Alzheimer’s and dementia patients who are found dead after becoming lost in the community stray no farther than a mile from their home or living facility, yet it may take days or weeks to locate them, according to a new University of Florida study.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Research university investment in high-profile sports programs competes with institutional investment in teaching and research quality according to a new report released by TheCenter, a higher education research unit at the University of Florida.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Aggressively lowering high blood pressure with a treatment strategy that includes a calcium antagonist not only decreases the risk of heart attack, stroke or death – in a surprising twist, it also appears to slash the chance high-risk patients will develop diabetes, University of Florida researchers reported Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Patients who successfully weather the powerful treatments used to send Hodgkin’s lymphoma soundly into remission are often considered cured of their cancer. But a new study shows that years later they may develop serious heart problems because of the radiation therapy they receive, University of Florida researchers report in this week’s issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence among Floridians fell two points this month, prompted almost entirely by increased pessimism about whether it is a good time to make large purchases, such as appliances, furniture and cars, University of Florida economists say.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Hair dye and wrinkle cream can erase some of the outward signs of aging. Now University of Florida researchers may have discovered a way to turn back the clock on the physically devastating loss of strength and muscle mass.