Published: Dec 19th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Screening embryos for genetic diseases during in vitro fertilization offers couples the best chance for a healthy child, but a genetic glitch could potentially cause doctors to misdiagnose a small fraction of them, University of Florida researchers say.
Published: Dec 16th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Providing full-time care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease can be stressful for caregivers and patients alike, but an online project through the University of Florida’s Telehealth program helps caregivers overcome some of those challenges.
Published: Dec 15th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Fear of HIV infection is not enough to get everyone to practice safe sex, according to a University of Florida research team’s comprehensive study of AIDS prevention strategies.
Published: Dec 13th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Leave it to the bacteria that cause tooth decay to be able to live without something all cells were thought to require.
Published: Dec 6th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Suddenly sugar isn’t looking so sweet.
Published: Dec 1st, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A tiny strand of molecules plays a role in how our arms and legs develop and grow — a finding that sheds light on perplexing bits of material once dismissed as genetic “junk,” say scientists at the University of Florida and Harvard University.
Published: Nov 30th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers have discovered a new ingredient in our cellular soup, tiny structures that may lay the groundwork for how new cells form and then function.
Published: Nov 29th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers say they are a step closer to a technique to easily detect a wide variety of cancers before symptoms become apparent.
Published: Nov 22nd, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Stem cells may cause some forms of bone cancer, University of Florida scientists report.
Published: Nov 21st, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Twins, triplets and other multiples have a nearly 50 percent greater chance of being born with birth defects, and boys tend to be more at risk than girls, according to two population-based studies conducted at the University of Florida.