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UF Graduate Student Develops Software Program To Improve Mapping Of Brain Functions

Published: Mar 29th, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—Quick: Name three different kinds of birds.

UF Researcher Unlocks Secrets of Popular Supplement Creatine

Published: Mar 21st, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A new study by a University of Florida professor finally helps explain some of the side effects associated with the popular muscle enhancer creatine.

UF Dentist Develops Web Site To Tout Preventive Approach To Tooth Decay

Published: Mar 16th, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—To fill or not to fill? A University of Florida dentist is spreading the word that early stages of tooth decay can be treated and sometimes even reversed without resorting to the drill.

Researchers Successfully Immunize Mice Against Aggressive Cancer

Published: Mar 14th, 2000

GAINESVILLE — Researchers at the University of Florida have successfully immunized laboratory mice against melanoma, one of the more aggressive forms of skin cancer.

Caught In The Web: UF/Cincinnati Study Shows Internet Addicts Suffer From Mental Illness

Published: Mar 8th, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—By now most folks have found their way onto the Information Superhighway. But a rising number are having trouble navigating their way back off, hooked on the Internet and battling an addiction just as serious as those who compulsively shop, steal, gamble or abuse drugs or alcohol.

Some Die-Hard Fitness Buffs Would Rather Gain Weight Than Lose It

Published: Mar 7th, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Use it and lose it is lost on exercise fanatics who lament that they can’t put on a few pounds, a new University of Florida study shows.

Estrogen Shows Potential As Stroke Treatment, UF Animal Studies Show

Published: Mar 3rd, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—A high dose of estrogen administered soon after a stroke can prevent a substantial amount of brain damage in laboratory animals, University of Florida researchers reported today (3/3) in the American Heart Association journal Stroke.

UF Researchers Use Injection Of Cells To Reverse Diabetes In Mice

Published: Mar 1st, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—University of Florida researchers have reversed diabetes in mice with a simple injection of cells that soon produce enough insulin to regulate blood sugar effectively, they reported today (3/1) in the journal Nature Medicine.