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Calorie restriction with resveratrol key to kick-starting cell health

Calorie restriction with resveratrol key to kick-starting cell health

Published: Jul 16th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — When it comes to staying healthy, it’s a cell-eat-cell world. As cells age, damaged proteins and lipids accumulate within them. Impaired cell parts can send free radicals […]

Many at-risk heart disease patients lack guidance on beneficial aspirin treatment

Many at-risk heart disease patients lack guidance on beneficial aspirin treatment

Published: Jul 14th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A daily low dose of aspirin can offer important protection against cardiovascular disease, but University of Florida researchers say that the people who could receive the most benefit from the medication may not be taking it.

UF teaches cognitive improvement to residents of retirement community

UF teaches cognitive improvement to residents of retirement community

Published: Jun 2nd, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida and The Village retirement community in Gainesville have partnered to offer UF Health Vitality Mind, a research program dedicated to maximizing brain health in older adults.

Study proves physical activity helps maintain mobility in older adults

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.

UF researchers find drug therapy that could eventually reverse memory decline in seniors

Published: Mar 5th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It may seem normal: As we age, we misplace car keys, or can’t remember a name we just learned or a meal we just ordered. But University of Florida researchers say memory trouble doesn’t have to be inevitable, and they’ve found a drug therapy that could potentially reverse this type of memory decline.

UF researchers find that ‘peanut butter’ test can help diagnose Alzheimer’s disease

UF researchers find that ‘peanut butter’ test can help diagnose Alzheimer’s disease

Published: Oct 8th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A dollop of peanut butter and a ruler can be used to confirm a diagnosis of early stage Alzheimer’s disease, University of Florida Health researchers have found.

UF collaboration will generate novel approaches to Alzheimer’s disease research

Published: Sep 19th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida Health researchers and their colleagues will receive up to $7.7 million in funding over five years from the National Institutes of Health to use large data sets in humans and animals to speed up the process of finding therapies for Alzheimer’s disease.

UF celebrates opening of new Clinical and Translational Research Building

UF celebrates opening of new Clinical and Translational Research Building

Published: Aug 12th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida today celebrated the opening of the Clinical and Translational Research Building, a new home for research that will speed scientific discoveries to patients. The $45 million, 120,000-square-foot complex will spark collaboration and spur medical advances by bringing together research teams from a range of scientific disciplines.