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UF receives $1.1 million to support behavioral health training, research partnerships in India

UF receives $1.1 million to support behavioral health training, research partnerships in India

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.

Giving thanks for life after lung transplant 10 years ago

Giving thanks for life after lung transplant 10 years ago

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.

Large-scale study sheds light on painful jaw disorder

Large-scale study sheds light on painful jaw disorder

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.

Under lab conditions, Salmonella can reach tomato fruits through leaves, UF study shows

Under lab conditions, Salmonella can reach tomato fruits through leaves, UF study shows

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.

Osteoarthritis gene therapy being developed at UF could help both people, animals

Osteoarthritis gene therapy being developed at UF could help both people, animals

Published: Nov 3rd, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers are developing a gene therapy technique that could help both humans and horses fight osteoarthritis, a debilitating condition that causes inflammation and deterioration of the joints. The goal is to create a one-time treatment that works long term.