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UF Researchers Compare Drugs In Study Of Enlarged Prostate Disease

Published: Dec 16th, 1996

GAINESVILLE—A drug commonly prescribed to treat prostate disease is not as effective as its less expensive counterpart for men with a certain form of the disorder, report University of Florida and Veterans Affairs researchers in a recent issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

UF Researcher Launches Dental Reform Group

Published: Dec 12th, 1996

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—The number of teeth filled in the United States could drop by as much as 75 million annually if dental payment practices are reformed, a University of Florida researcher suggests.

Short Children Too Often Viewed As Handicapped, UF Researchers Say

Published: Dec 11th, 1996

GAINESVILLE —The availability and aggressive marketing of synthetic growth hormone can lead to short stature in children being treated as a disease or disorder when often there may be no real problem, say professors at the University of Florida.

UF Study: Ailing Black Elders Can Count On Help From Family And Friends

Published: Dec 5th, 1996

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—Blacks are twice as likely as whites to care for their aging relatives, University of Florida researchers report.

Florida’s Healthy Kids Plan Wins National Award

Published: Dec 3rd, 1996

GAINESVILLE—Thanks to an idea that struck Steve Freedman while he was shaving nine years ago, thousands of Florida children now have access to affordable medical care.

New MRI ‘Football’ Helmet Yields Clearer Images Of Brain

Published: Nov 27th, 1996

GAINESVILLE—At the University of Florida, football players aren’t the only ones wearing helmets these days. Off the field, UF researchers have developed specialized headgear to explore the body’s ultimate frontier–the brain.

UF Veterinary Team Implants Artificial Knee In First-Ever Procedure

Published: Nov 19th, 1996

GAINESVILLE—An aging Western cougar with a bad knee now has a new one after University of Florida veterinarians surgically implanted a prosthetic device for the first time in an exotic cat.

UF Researchers: Heart Patients Who Exercise Have Lower Levels Of Harmful Hormones

Published: Nov 12th, 1996

GAINESVILLE—Rest may not be best for patients diagnosed with chronic heart failure, University of Florida researchers say.

Gators Help Bulldogs Walk — At UF Veterinary College

Published: Nov 6th, 1996

GAINESVILLE—The University of Florida Gators may have stopped the Georgia Bulldogs in their tracks Saturday, but UF veterinarians prefer to help bulldogs get back on their feet.

Researchers Pinpoint Brain Signals Linking Low-Calorie Diet To Infertility

Published: Nov 1st, 1996

GAINESVILLE—Scientists have long known that dieting, fasting and malnourishment can cause at least temporary infertility in women and men. Now, for the first time, they think they know how.