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UF Researchers Assess Benefits Of Reducing Cholesterol Levels Lower Than Curent Recommendations

Published: Sep 30th, 1998

GAINESVILLE—University of Florida cardiologists at the Shands Cardiovascular Center at UF are part of a multinational effort to gauge the effect of aggressively lowering the body’s “bad” cholesterol levels below current medical guidelines in heart disease patients.

Lack Of Intestinal Bacterium Linked To Kidney Stones In Cystic Fibrosis Patients, UF Researchers Report

Published: Sep 26th, 1998

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—Cystic fibrosis patients who lack a beneficial intestinal bacterium have a greatly increased likelihood of developing a condition that can lead to kidney stones, and extensive use of antibiotics may be to blame, University of Florida researchers reported today (9/26) in the scientific journal The Lancet.

UF Study: People Hope For Best But Brace For Worst If Bad News Looms

Published: Sep 24th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — Concerned what you may learn from the stock market or the visit to the doctor?

UF Study Shows Self-Perception Influences Athletic Performance

Published: Sep 22nd, 1998

GAINESVILLE — When it comes to coaching, the pep talk is better than the locker room tirade, University of Florida researchers have found in a new study.

Ear Infection Complications On The Rise, UF Researchers Report

Published: Sep 14th, 1998

GAINESVILLE—Serious complications from childhood ear infections are on the rise, primarily because the bacterium most often responsible for the infection is growing increasingly resistant to antibiotics, University of Florida researchers report.

UF Study: Discrimination Forces Transvestites Into Prostitution

Published: Sep 10th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — Being ostracized from society forces many transsexuals and transvestites into prostitution, putting them at risk for abuse, violence and the deadly virus that leads to AIDS, a new University of Florida study finds.

UF Obstretrician Urges Choices For Parents Mourning A Baby’s Death

Published: Sep 4th, 1998

GAINESVILLE—Expecting the joy of birth, but experiencing the sorrow of death: That is the heartbreaking tragedy for parents of stillborn babies.