Published: March 31 2015
Increasing state alcohol taxes could prevent thousands of deaths a year from car crashes, say University of Florida Health researchers, who found alcohol-related motor vehicle crashes decreased after taxes on beer, wine and spirits went up in Illinois.
Published: March 26 2015
To help raise autism awareness and funds for the UF Center for Autism and Related Disabilities, Eastside High School's “Students Together for Autism Research” will host the eighth annual 5K Autism Awareness Walk/Run on
Published: March 26 2015
Baseball pitchers are prone to elbow injuries, but pitchers who live or play in the South are at even more risk, a new University of Florida Health study finds.
Published: March 24 2015
For decades, saccharin was wrongly labeled as a possible cancer-causing chemical. Now, nearly 15 years after it was declared safe, University of Florida Health researchers have found that the artificial sweetener can inhibit cancer cell growth.
Published: March 16 2015
When it comes to determining which patients will have long-lasting pain after orthopedic shoulder surgery, cognitive coping style and genetic predisposition to pain sensitivity may actually be bigger factors than the size or intensity of the operation, a new University of Florida Health study finds.
Published: March 12 2015
The mechanism that causes high-performance athletes to “feel the burn” turns out to be the culprit in what makes people with chronic fatigue syndrome feel exhausted by the most common daily activities, new University of Florida Health research shows.
Published: March 10 2015
Taking a cue from art and music festivals, writers’ retreats and other similar gatherings, the American Medical Student Association has created a national event exclusively for premedical and pre-health students. AMSA PremedFest will be a celebration of the unique and shared experiences of students on their journeys into the health and healthcare professions.
Published: March 9 2015
The genes that increase the risk of Type 1 diabetes have lost their hiding place.
Published: March 6 2015
College of Health & Human Performance hosts lecture on the science behind sitting and the effects on our minds and bodies.
Published: March 3 2015
Brain tumor patients who are uninsured or use Medicaid stay hospitalized longer and develop more medical complications than those with private insurance, University of Florida Health researchers have found.
Published: February 26 2015
Think of it as interval training for the dinner table.
Published: February 25 2015
A rare parasite that can cause sickness in humans and animals is present in more species of snails in Florida than previously thought, potentially putting people and pets who eat snails at risk.
Published: February 5 2015
The University of Florida Health Shands Arts in Medicine program and the UF Center for the Arts in Medicine will hold a screening of the film “Alive Inside” at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 9, at the Hippodrome State Theatre, 25 SE 2nd Place.
Published: January 27 2015
Adults with a history of ADHD who use drugs started using substances one to two years earlier than those with no ADHD history, according to a new University of Florida study.
Published: December 17 2014
For the second year, University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences faculty members predict the food-related trends that could end up on your dinner plates and grocery store shelves in 2015.
Published: December 9 2014
Mathematical models predicted it, and now a University of Florida study confirms it: Immunizing school-aged children from flu can protect other segments of the population, as well.
Published: December 5 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Twelve nationally recognized professors are joining the University of Florida faculty, furthering UF’s push toward becoming a top public university.
Published: November 12 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Ebola may be a worldwide health crisis, but a new study shows it’s not likely to keep many Americans from heading over the river and through the woods for the holidays.
Published: November 6 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- University of Florida researchers have grown a human norovirus in a cell culture dish, finally opening the door to developing medications for fighting the intestinal scourge that strikes tens of millions every year in schools, hotels and cruise ships worldwide.
Published: November 5 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Mosquitoes bite male birds nearly twice as often as they bite females, a finding that may help scientists understand how to stem some viruses from spreading to humans, new University of Florida research shows.