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New Florida Bank Of Injured Brain Tissues Will Aid Nationwide Studies Of Head Injuries

Published: Jan 27th, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—University of Florida Brain Institute researchers today announced plans to open a first-of-its-kind bank of human brain tissue to support studies of traumatic brain injury, which affects someone in the United States every 15 seconds.

New Mathematical Model Explains Changing Patterns In Epidemics

Published: Jan 27th, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A simple, new mathematical model enables scientists to predict epidemics of infectious diseases such as measles.

UF Research Suggests Widely Used Models May Under Predict Pollution

Published: Jan 24th, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — New research by a University of Florida professor suggests the complex computer models underlying regulations on pollution from cars and other sources in many of the nation’s largest cities may significantly underestimate pollution levels.

New Crimson Tomato Has Health Benefits

Published: Jan 13th, 2000

BRADENTON—The redder the better, when it comes to tomatoes, says a University of Florida researcher.

UF Study Measures Protein Levels In Breast Milk: Findings May Indicate Infection Protection For Babies Who Nurse

Published: Jan 13th, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—Mothers have long suspected what medical science in recent years has largely confirmed: Breast-feeding offers infection protection for newborns. But exactly which ingredient in human milk provides the benefit is not entirely understood.

UF Study: Truckers At Risk For AIDS From On-The-Road Sex

Published: Jan 12th, 2000

GAINESVILLE — AIDS has joined traffic accidents as an occupational hazard for the nation’s long-haul truckers, a new University of Florida study finds.