Published: Dec 30th, 1999
GAINESVILLE — Instead of vowing to lose weight in the next millennium, a University of Florida nutrition specialist says a better resolution to make at midnight Friday is to promise to treat yourself to a healthier diet.
Published: Dec 28th, 1999
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.
Published: Dec 22nd, 1999
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.
Published: Dec 21st, 1999
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.
Published: Dec 15th, 1999
GAINESVILLE — When Parkinson’s Disease sufferer James Stuebe underwent brain surgery last year, he was overjoyed it nearly eliminated the tremors in his right arm and hand.
Published: Dec 14th, 1999
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.
Published: Dec 8th, 1999
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.
Published: Dec 7th, 1999
GAINESVILLE — Men and women have significantly different skeletal structures in their legs, making women much more likely than men to experience sports-related knee injuries, according to a new University of Florida study.
Published: Nov 22nd, 1999
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.
Published: Nov 19th, 1999
GAINESVILLE The support of family members and a positive school climate help physically abused adolescent girls avoid the binge-purge cycle of bulimia, a new University of Florida survey shows.