Published: Nov 23rd, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Ozzie and Harriett could say “Father Knows Best” and “Leave it to Beaver,” but a University of Florida author of a new book finds that stay-at-home moms and traditional marriage have seldom been the prevailing standards throughout history.
Published: Nov 1st, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida scientists have identified a key cellular process involved in age-related damage to the liver — and ways to reverse that damage by manipulating genes or administering certain drugs.
Published: Aug 18th, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The portrayal of women in comic strips is no laughing matter, according to a new University of Florida study, which finds that females are rarely the jokester and often not even part of the humorous exchange.
Published: Jul 22nd, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Transmission of HIV to children before or at birth has dropped dramatically around the country in the last decade since the advent of powerful new therapies. That certainly is true for Florida, where each year, fewer than 10 babies are born with the disease despite the fact that more than 600 HIV-positive women each year, on average, give birth.
Published: Jul 7th, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Having a partner reveal his true self is much more important to women in romantic relationships than it is for men in dating the opposite sex, a newly published University of Florida study finds.
Published: Jun 30th, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Doctors advise new mothers to breastfeed for at least the first six months of a baby’s life, but a simple yet often untreated problem can sabotage their […]
Published: Feb 22nd, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The pill did not give birth to the sexual revolution despite the widespread belief in its libidinously liberating effects that persists to this day, says a University of Florida professor.
Published: Feb 1st, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Long known for its health benefits, breastfeeding also deserves praise for being environmentally friendly while offering important economic advantages for families and the nation in hard times, says a University of Florida researcher.