Published: September 30 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.
Published: September 29 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.
Published: September 28 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.
Published: September 26 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.
Published: September 24 1998
GAINESVILLE — Concerned what you may learn from the stock market or the visit to the doctor?
Published: September 22 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.
Published: September 18 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.
Published: September 17 1998
GAINESVILLE—You’ve got your security system on, burglar bars up and guard dog at the ready. Feel safe?
Published: September 16 1998
GAINESVILLE —Think a manned trip to Mars is a great idea but tracking the migration patterns of monarch butterflies is a colossal waste of time and money? Everyone’s entitled to their own view, but some opinions may be misinformed.
Published: September 15 1998
GAINESVILLE — Two South Florida metro areas rank in the top 10 nationally in per capita personal income, according to the latest University of Florida report on income that indicates a gap between city and rural wealth.
Published: September 14 1998
GAINESVILLE—Serious complications from childhood ear infections are on the rise, primarily because the bacterium most often responsible for the infection is growing increasingly resistant to antibiotics, University of Florida researchers report.
Published: September 10 1998
GAINESVILLE — Being ostracized from society forces many transsexuals and transvestites into prostitution, putting them at risk for abuse, violence and the deadly virus that leads to AIDS, a new University of Florida study finds.
Published: September 8 1998
GAINESVILLE — The Southeast is suffering through the worst infestation of armyworms in recent memory, with the pests chewing their way through thousands of acres of crops, pasture and turf.
Published: September 4 1998
GAINESVILLE—Expecting the joy of birth, but experiencing the sorrow of death: That is the heartbreaking tragedy for parents of stillborn babies.
Published: September 2 1998
GAINESVILLE — Slower population growth will lead to slower economic growth as Florida enters the 21st century, but the Sunshine State will still fare better than the nation, a new University of Florida study finds.
Published: September 21 1998
GAINESVILLE — You’re late to work after being stuck in traffic around a bridge repair.
Published: September 29 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.