Published: Jun 19th, 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — After studying unusual skin lesions seen in two orphaned sea otter pups, University of Florida scientists and their collaborators have identified a previously unknown poxvirus in the infected animals.
Published: Jun 17th, 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Soaking muscadine grape seeds or skins in a solution of enzymes can boost antioxidants extracted from the fruit, creating possible new uses for grape leftovers, which are loaded with nutrients, a University of Florida study shows.
Published: Jun 17th, 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Combining two different medications could help patients with Type 1 diabetes at least partially regain the ability to produce their own insulin, a University of Florida study has shown.
Published: Jun 12th, 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — While scientists and clinicians work each day on discoveries that could unlock treatments and cures for diseases, much stands in the way between their work and patients in clinics and hospitals. Often, that roadblock takes the form of the inability to crunch large amounts of data.
Published: May 27th, 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It’s something we’ve all heard for years: Exercise can help keep older adults healthy. But now a study, the first of its kind to look at frail, older adults, proves that physical activity can help these people maintain their mobility and dodge physical disability.
Published: May 21st, 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Comb jellies – a seemingly simple form of marine life — took a radically different path to neural complexity than the rest of the animal kingdom, a finding that could have implications for synthetic and regenerative medicine, new University of Florida research shows.
Published: May 6th, 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers have advice for older adults who need to remember detailed written information: Don’t just read it, tell someone about it.
Published: May 1st, 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It sounds like a magic bullet: Administer a protein, watch the subject lose weight.
Published: Apr 30th, 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — New University of Florida research suggests that a pitcher’s elbow injury could be linked to movement in the hips.
Published: Apr 24th, 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Can school efforts really persuade kids not to smoke, spur teens to exercise and get little ones to eat more fruits and veggies? Yes, if these efforts are part of a schoolwide program that promotes healthy behaviors on multiple fronts, according to the results of the most comprehensive study on the effects of these programs completed to date.