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.