Benefits of mental exercises for seniors persist 10 years after training

Published: January 13 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Older adults who received as few as 10 sessions of mental training show long-lasting improvements in reasoning and speed of processing skills 10 years after the intervention, according to UF Health researchers with the Advanced Cognitive Training for Independent and Vital Elderly, or ACTIVE, study.

UF Health marks opening of pediatric cardiac intensive care unit

Published: January 13 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital celebrated the grand opening of its pediatric cardiac intensive care unit today.

UF Law expert available to discuss bitcoin conundrum

Published: January 10 2014

UF statement about Florida Carry news release

Published: January 10 2014

Expert panel to address ethical considerations of seafood sourcing

Published: January 10 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Seafood remains popular among American consumers, but conflicting messages about how much of it to eat — or even to eat it at all — sometimes make it harder to choose over other foods.

With playoffs underway, UF researchers offer a safer football helmet

Published: January 9 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Bone-crushing tackles may make football fans avert their eyes in horror, but Ghatu Subhash studies collisions, impacts and crashes, both on the field and off.

Seashell loss

Published: January 9 2014

Study: Seashell loss due to tourism increase may have global impact

Published: January 9 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Global tourism has increased fourfold over the last 30 years, resulting in human-induced seashell loss that may harm natural habitats worldwide, according to a University of Florida scientist.

Local health officials report spike in flu-related hospitalizations, deaths

Published: January 9 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The number of severe flu cases in North Central Florida has escalated in recent months, and UF Health Shands Hospital has had a striking increase in influenza-related hospitalizations, with more than 150 admissions and a dozen deaths since late October, UF Health and county public health officials reported today.

UF online programs place among top 10 in latest U.S. News rankings

Published: January 8 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Two online programs at the University of Florida are among the top 10 nationally in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings scheduled for release Wednesday.