GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Two University of Florida pharmacy faculty members will tell a U.S. Food and Drug Administration panel this week that the information that accompanies prescription medicine often does not follow FDA format and content recommendations.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Doctors who become addicted to alcohol and other drugs can be treated successfully and returned to medical practice with the help of special programs that couple referral to treatment and monitoring with rapid responses to noncompliance, University of Florida researchers report.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Doctors can use a patient’s genetic information to more accurately prescribe doses of a commonly used blood-thinning drug whose potency and side effects vary greatly from one person to the next, reports an international team of medical scientists including researchers from the University of Florida.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — How long a patient survives after a kidney transplant could depend on where he or she signs up to get the surgery, new research from the University of Florida shows.
The shorter the waiting time at a transplant center, the longer patients are likely to live. A combination of center-related factors could mean [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Vitamin supplements can prevent hearing loss in laboratory animals, according to two new studies, bringing investigators one step closer to the development of a pill that could stave off noise-induced and perhaps even age-related hearing loss in humans.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Women who as children got radiation treatment for Hodgkin’s disease are almost 40 times more likely than others to develop breast cancer, according to findings from five institutions, including the University of Florida.
The higher the radiation dose, the higher the risk, researchers report. These women are also likely to develop cancer [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A new therapy being developed at the University of Florida could, in time, produce another weapon for the fight against herpes.
The gene-targeting approach uses a specially designed RNA enzyme to inhibit strains of the herpes simplex virus. The enzyme disables a gene responsible for producing a protein involved in the maturation and [...]