Published: Jun 26th, 2006
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Implantable heart devices are the treatment of choice for patients with potentially life-threatening irregular heartbeats. But the thought of receiving a high-energy shock to restore normal cardiac rhythm can strike fear in their hearts nonetheless.
Published: Jun 15th, 2006
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Elderly patients who develop anemia risk serious health problems that increase the odds they will be hospitalized and nearly double the chance they will die, according to findings from a long-term study by a multi-institute research team.
Published: Jun 14th, 2006
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Individuals with physical disabilities who participate in regular physical activity benefit emotionally from exercise, according to a University of Florida study.
Published: Jun 8th, 2006
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida scientists conducting experiments with mice have found evidence that the body naturally replenishes small amounts of cells in the eye essential for healthy vision.
Published: Jun 7th, 2006
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Exposure to pesticides crosses the generations, according to a new University of Florida study that finds daughters of mothers who lived near areas of heavy agricultural spraying may be unable to nurse their children.