Published: Jun 30th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — New findings by the University of Florida may help lead to a cure for a deadly disease that primarily afflicts premature newborns.
Published: Jun 21st, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida review of research finds the polyphenol compound known as resveratrol found in red wine, grapes and other fruits may not prevent old age, but it might make it more tolerable.
Published: Jun 16th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Clinical and Translational Science Institute has received three grants totaling $1.25 million from the National Institutes of Health to support research that will expand opportunities to conduct community-based clinical research in Florida, offer personalized medicine to patients and improve clinical trial design. The three projects involve teams of researchers from multiple colleges at UF as well as other universities, including Florida State University.
Published: Jun 14th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A toddler’s tiny teeth are destined to fall out in later years as their permanent pearly whites grow in. But for some children, especially those from low-income families, cavities and poor oral health lead to complicated dental problems long before they even graduate from their cribs.
Published: Jun 8th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida researcher has developed a new technique to make peanuts safer for people with peanut allergies.
Published: Jun 6th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Whether a tumor flourishes or dies depends, to an extent, on the acidity of the environment in which it lives, and a certain enzyme plays a key role in that balance, according to new research from the University of Florida.
Published: Jun 2nd, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Mathematical models analyzing how a cholera outbreak spread in Zimbabwe are providing new insights into the most effective vaccination strategies for preventing future cholera epidemics, according to University of Florida researchers.
Published: Jun 2nd, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Most people associate steroid use with oiled-up bodybuilders or professional athletes, but for some college-age men, steroids seem like the only way to measure up to the muscle-bound men in fitness magazines.
Published: Jun 1st, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Common viral infections appear to play a role in why some critically ill patients struggle to recover, according to University of Florida researchers who studied how influenza and other infectious agents affect the health outcomes of patients in intensive care units.