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 […]
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.
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.
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: 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.
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.
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.
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.