GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers may have discovered why some brain cells necessary for healthy memory can survive old age or disease, while similar cells hardly a hairsbreadth away die.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Telephone counseling may be just as successful as face-to-face counseling in helping people maintain weight loss, report University of Florida researchers.
The UF study is the first to demonstrate the effectiveness of telephone counseling for long-term management of obesity in rural communities. The findings appear in today’s (Nov. 24) issue of [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — College students cut down on drinking alcohol, using marijuana and drunken driving after receiving a new form of health consultation that addresses multiple risk behaviors and focuses on positive self-image, a University of Florida study has found.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Children are exposed to nearly seven times more alcohol advertising if they attend a school where at least one-fifth of the students are Hispanic, a new University of Florida and University of Texas study shows.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Could all those years chewing candy and slurping sugary sodas come back to haunt you? Perhaps. A new University of Florida study in rats shows that a fructose-filled diet blocks the appetite-controlling hormone leptin from doing its job, setting the body up for future obesity.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A multicenter team of researchers, including scientists from the University of Florida, has discovered a way to potentially block the growth of neuroblastoma, a type of cancer responsible for 15 percent of all cancer deaths in children.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Heart surgeons may soon be able to identify within an hour of surgery which patients are at high risk for kidney injury, University of Florida College of Medicine researchers said today (Tuesday, Oct. 14) at the 2008 Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons in San Francisco.