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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 professors to participate in SEC symposium on obesity prevention

Published: Jul 9th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Two University of Florida professors will participate in the 2014 SEC Symposium about obesity prevention Sep. 21-23 in Atlanta.

UF research finds association between certain pain relievers and heart attack

Published: Jul 9th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For women taking certain kinds of pain relievers, a heart attack could be waiting in their medicine cabinets.

Offer kids whole grains; they’ll eat them, UF/IFAS study shows

Published: Jun 23rd, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Many parents presume their children will shun whole grains because they think they don’t like them, a University of Florida researcher says, but a new UF study may start to debunk that idea.

Pioneering scientist, physician and founding member of College of Medicine passes away

Published: Jun 17th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Dr. Richard T. Smith, the first chairman of pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine, who distinguished himself throughout his career and his life, died June 14 in Gainesville surrounded by his family. He was 90.

Dance for PD workshop to be held this weekend at UF

Published: May 28th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Center for Arts in Medicine and the School of Theatre and Dance in partnership with the Mark Morris Dance Group and Brooklyn Parkinson Group will present Dance for PD, a three-day training and professional development workshop for dancers, dance teachers, students, therapists and allied health professionals May 30-June 1 in the Nadine M. McGuire Theatre and Dance Pavilion.

UF pediatrics professor appointed to FDA committee

Published: May 23rd, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Federal agencies pursue world-renowned leaders when they seek expert advice. A recent search by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for one such expert ended with a […]

New UF Health program blends holistic therapies, modern medicine

Published: May 6th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Acupuncture, meditation, massage — practices once considered “alternatives” to conventional medicine — are now becoming mainstream in hospitals and medical schools nationwide, and University of Florida Health’s Integrative Medicine Program is leading the way by expanding its services for patients.

UF researchers create protein with potential for weight loss, diabetes treatment

Published: May 1st, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It sounds like a magic bullet: Administer a protein, watch the subject lose weight.