GAINESVILLE—Orphaned or weak kittens, often deprived of mother’s milk in their first day of life, may have a better chance at survival thanks to a simple blood transfusion.
GAINESVILLE –This is the time of year when cinnamon and bayberry candles conjure memories of holidays past. Tapers and votives illuminate festive meals and religious ceremonies, and pillars provide a special holiday ambiance.
GAINESVILLE — Contrary to popular belief, college students who don’t protect themselves against pregnancy do so not from ignorance but because of laziness, embarrassment or lack of communication with their partners, a University of Florida study shows.
GAINESVILLE— Bypass surgery and angioplasty initially cost much more than a prescription for pills, but in certain patients they have the potential to treat heart disease so effectively that long-term medical expenses could end up about equal, University of Florida researchers have found.
GAINESVILLE—Inspired by an intriguing mathematical concept known as chaos theory, researchers at the University of Florida Brain Institute and the Malcom Randall Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Gainesville have developed a technique for predicting some types of epileptic seizures minutes to hours before they begin.
GAINESVILLE—Nerve tissue transplants are among the promising experimental therapies to restore communication among cells in injured spinal cords, but scientists long have wondered why the transplanted cells don’t grow more vigorously, thereby enhancing the level of recovery.