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.
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.
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.
Published: Dec 5th, 1996
GAINESVILLE, Fla.—Blacks are twice as likely as whites to care for their aging relatives, University of Florida researchers report.
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.
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.
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.
Published: Nov 12th, 1996
GAINESVILLE—Rest may not be best for patients diagnosed with chronic heart failure, University of Florida researchers say.
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.
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.