Published: Dec 20th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A group of life-threatening blood disorders collectively called myelodysplastic syndrome, or MDS, may occur four times more often than reported by national cancer registries, according to new research from the University of Florida based on data from Medicare claims.
Published: Dec 15th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Zinc is an essential nutrient, but until now, there has not been an effective way to measure it in our bodies, say University of Florida researchers.
Published: Dec 12th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida’s Institute for Child Health Policy in partnership with Cherokee Nation Behavioral Health Services has received a $4.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study ways to prevent underage drinking.
Published: Dec 8th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Using satellite images to measure nighttime light levels streaming from West African cities could prove to be an important new tool in fighting the spread of measles, according to a new study.
Published: Dec 7th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A new “gene chip” developed at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine sheds light on brain response in horses infected with West Nile virus and could lead to better ways to diagnose and treat both equines and humans, researchers said.
Published: Dec 1st, 2011
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — More than half of children admitted to an urban Florida pediatric emergency department had elevated blood pressure, according to a study published in the journal Pediatric Emergency Care.
Published: Nov 28th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida has received $1.1 million to offer behavioral health training to colleagues in three Indian cities and increase research opportunities between the university and Indian partners.
Published: Nov 22nd, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — She spent Thanksgiving with friends in Cedar Key that year, eating dinner and watching as a few of the men put up walls in the house being built on the land. But it was the call she received as they drove home across the Cedar Key bridge that Debbie Labud will always remember.
Published: Nov 10th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A large clinical study of painful jaw problems commonly known as TMD disorders has revealed a wide range of findings, including how women apparently grow more vulnerable to the condition as they age.
Published: Nov 9th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Food-safety experts have long believed that Salmonella bacteria could only enter tomatoes through wounds in the stem or fruit — but a new University of Florida laboratory study shows it can also happen another way.