Published: Jul 9th, 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For women taking certain kinds of pain relievers, a heart attack could be waiting in their medicine cabinets.
Published: Dec 12th, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A new University of Florida survey suggests that police misconduct against female drug offenders may be more pervasive than previously thought.
Published: Nov 13th, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Circumcisions in Florida boys over the age of 1 have increased dramatically in recent years, doubling costs to the state, a study by University of Florida Health surgical researchers shows.
Published: Nov 7th, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Although many women experience pelvic pain in their late teens and early 20s, a new University of Florida Health study indicates that only a small fraction of these women report their symptoms to their doctors and seek treatment, leaving some health problems unresolved.
Published: Mar 1st, 2012
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — More than 32 million Americans harbor potentially toxic proteins that can attack body tissues and lead to autoimmune diseases such as lupus and scleroderma, according to a new University of Florida study. This is the first accurate estimate of the frequency of the proteins, called autoantibodies, the researchers say. The findings appear online and in an upcoming print edition of the journal Arthritis and Rheumatism.
Published: Dec 20th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A group of life-threatening blood disorders collectively called myelodysplastic syndrome, or MDS, may occur four times more often than reported by national cancer registries, according to new research from the University of Florida based on data from Medicare claims.
Published: Oct 26th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers have received a $2.7 million grant from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism to evaluate whether a common medication can help women with HIV reduce their alcohol consumption and improve their overall health.
Published: Sep 6th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Biologists at the University of Florida have found a reason why men’s ring fingers are generally longer than their index fingers — and why the reverse usually holds true for women.
Published: Mar 17th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A drug typically used to prevent organ rejection in transplant patients has been shown to reverse the progress of an often fatal lung disease in women, according to findings published March 16 in the online edition of The New England Journal of Medicine.
Published: Mar 7th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Women are just as likely as men to violently shake a small child in their care, though men cause more severe injuries and death, according to a new University of Florida study.