GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Having high blood pressure and a particular genetic alteration dramatically increases the risk of heart attack, stroke or death, and may explain why some hypertensive patients fare worse than others — even if they take the same medication, University of Florida researchers announced this week.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Researchers with the University of Florida and the California Institute of Technology have developed a new strain of genetically modified mice that allow scientists to examine the potential usefulness of new therapies for Alzheimer’s disease.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Some patients with head and neck cancer can be safely spared the risk and expense of surgery by undergoing a CT scan to predict whether the disease is in check after radiation therapy, according to study findings University of Florida doctors released today (Oct. 18) at the annual meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A way to detect fragments of broken brain cells that leak into the bloodstream may help doctors more quickly and precisely treat people with severe head injuries or brain diseases, say researchers at the University of Florida’s McKnight Brain Institute.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Sex for newly single women can be a wonderful experience, but it puts them at risk for disease if doctors think they are too old for intimate relationships, a new University of Florida study finds.