Published: Feb 21st, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It’s no secret that media images of the “ideal” body type can lead women to be critical of their own bodies and can even contribute to eating disorders.
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 Journal of Surgery.
Published: Feb 3rd, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Winter chills couldn’t keep a handful of southeast Gainesville parishioners away from church one dreary evening in January. They didn’t want to miss their time of fellowship.
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 new University of Florida study shows that the psychological benefits of exercise could be used as an intervention for — or even a way to prevent — eating disorders.
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 […]