Published: Dec 30th, 2013
This year has been another busy one for news at UF, but some stories were more popular than others. Here’s our list of the Top 10 based on unique pageviews.
Published: Dec 19th, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A quick spray on the tongue with an oral spray containing a compound that naturally occurs in the body could be all it takes to curb appetite and spark weight loss. And unlike oral weight-loss sprays currently on the market, this one holds the promise of being backed by medical science.
Published: Dec 16th, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumers who are more concerned about what types of sugars are in their drinks will likely choose a less-sweetened beverage, although most people don’t know the difference between natural and added sugars, a new University of Florida study shows.
Published: Dec 12th, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A new University of Florida survey suggests that police misconduct against female drug offenders may be more pervasive than previously thought.
Published: Dec 10th, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Rates of dementia among people with Parkinson’s disease are higher than the general population, with 25 to 40 percent of patients expected to eventually develop dementia. Now […]
Published: Dec 9th, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers have gained new insight into produce-associated salmonella that they hope will eventually reduce the number and severity of the illness-causing outbreaks.
Published: Dec 5th, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida researcher is exploring whether the latest plant, animal or human health threats will come from the sky
Published: Dec 4th, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Kidney failure patients in the not-too-distant future may have a new option that sidesteps the current organ shortage, lengthy wait and potential rejection: Grow your own.
Published: Dec 3rd, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Food safety is near the top of most Floridians’ concerns, behind only the economy and health care, a survey released today by the University of Florida shows.
Published: Nov 26th, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida is exceptional for countless reasons – sunshine, beaches, theme parks — but a new distinction is cause for growing concern among health experts and tourism officials alike: a rapid and unexplained increase in the number of cases of tick-borne diseases.