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Multimedia: UF breaks ground today for $45 million Clinical and Translational Research Building

Multimedia: UF breaks ground today for $45 million Clinical and Translational Research Building

Published: May 26th, 2011

The University of Florida today will launch construction on its new Clinical and Translational Research Building, a new home for research that will speed scientific discoveries to patients.

Multimedia: Germ-killing sanitizers could have effect on alcohol tests

Multimedia: Germ-killing sanitizers could have effect on alcohol tests

Published: May 12th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Slathering on alcohol-based hand sanitizer every few minutes may have one unintended consequence — a positive screen for alcohol use in certain types of tests, a University […]

Multimedia: Vibration helps reduce pain in chronic sufferers, UF researchers find

Multimedia: Vibration helps reduce pain in chronic sufferers, UF researchers find

Published: Mar 22nd, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Rubbing or massaging is often an instinctive response to pain. Now researchers have found that another kind of touch, vibration, can also help reduce certain types of […]

Multimedia: UF study: College students often miss mark when reporting ‘normal’ hearing

Multimedia: UF study: College students often miss mark when reporting ‘normal’ hearing

Published: Mar 15th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Some college students who think they have normal hearing may actually be overestimating their abilities. In a University of Florida study of college students who believed they […]

Multimedia: MRSA may not be the bully of the gym after all

Multimedia: MRSA may not be the bully of the gym after all

Published: Mar 3rd, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A sweat-drenched treadmill seems a likely haven for germs to set up housekeeping, including the dangerous antibiotic-resistant bug MRSA. This is one of the reasons why most […]

Multimedia: UF researchers find surgical breast biopsies overused in Florida

Multimedia: UF researchers find surgical breast biopsies overused in Florida

Published: Feb 10th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Thousands of women receive unnecessary surgical breast biopsies in Florida each year, University of Florida researchers state in an article published online this week by the American […]

Multimedia: Shark attacks increase worldwide; Florida continues four-year decline

Multimedia: Shark attacks increase worldwide; Florida continues four-year decline

Published: Feb 7th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The number of reported shark attacks last year increased worldwide but declined in Florida, according to the University of Florida’s International Shark Attack File annual report released […]

Multimedia: Florida’s real estate outlook perks up in several areas, UF survey finds

Multimedia: Florida’s real estate outlook perks up in several areas, UF survey finds

Published: Feb 1st, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Optimism has increased slowly but steadily in Florida real estate markets through the fourth quarter of 2010, a new University of Florida survey finds.

Multimedia: Floridians grow suddenly optimistic about economy, UF research finds

Multimedia: Floridians grow suddenly optimistic about economy, UF research finds

Published: Jan 25th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence among Floridians soared an unexpected seven points to 77 in January from the revised December index score of 70, according to a new University of […]

Multimedia: UF study: Exercise could help prevent, treat eating disorders

Multimedia: UF study: Exercise could help prevent, treat eating disorders

Published: Jan 13th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — When treating an eating disorder, exercise is rarely considered therapeutic; it’s more likely to be viewed as dangerous for patients already obsessed with their weight. But a […]