Published: Dec 10th, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Rates of dementia among people with Parkinson’s disease are higher than the general population, with 25 to 40 percent of patients expected to eventually develop dementia. Now […]
Published: Oct 8th, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A dollop of peanut butter and a ruler can be used to confirm a diagnosis of early stage Alzheimer’s disease, University of Florida Health researchers have found.
Published: Oct 3rd, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Oral bacteria from poor dental hygiene have been linked to brain tissue degeneration, according to new evidence from an international team of researchers, including one at the […]
Published: Sep 19th, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida Health researchers and their colleagues will receive up to $7.7 million in funding over five years from the National Institutes of Health to use large data sets in humans and animals to speed up the process of finding therapies for Alzheimer’s disease.
Published: Aug 12th, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida today celebrated the opening of the Clinical and Translational Research Building, a new home for research that will speed scientific discoveries to patients. The $45 million, 120,000-square-foot complex will spark collaboration and spur medical advances by bringing together research teams from a range of scientific disciplines.
Published: Aug 6th, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Throbbing pain may pound like a heartbeat, but University of Florida scientists have discovered the sensation is all in your head, or more precisely, in your brain waves.
Published: Jun 13th, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A new University of Florida study suggests a promising brain-imaging technique has the potential to improve diagnoses for the millions of people with movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease.
Published: May 23rd, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — An anti-cancer drug about to be tested in a clinical trial by a biomedical company in Ohio as a possible treatment for Alzheimer’s disease has failed to work with the same type of brain plaques that plague Alzheimer’s patients, according to results of a study by University of Florida researchers.
Published: Apr 15th, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. ― A new study from researchers at the University of Florida may have uncovered a critical factor that drives the relentless progression of Alzheimer’s disease ― a discovery that could eventually slow its progression.
Published: Mar 28th, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida has launched a free, online tool to help caregivers and family members identify drivers age 65 and older who may be at risk for driving problems.