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North American wolf packs can feast on bison or elk and then go two weeks before the next kill. But the wolves’ bodies and brains still perform at high levels as they hunt for their next meal, researchers say. Humans, too, appear...
UF College of Pharmacy researchers secure $1.5 million grant to study hormonal contraceptive drug interactionsBy Donovan Baltich • Apr 23, 2018 • Featured Articles, Lead Story
The University of Florida College of Pharmacy received a $1.5 million grant to study hormonal contraceptive drug interactions that lead to unintended pregnancies from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Stephan Schmidt, Ph.D...
International advocacy group GoFAR funds UF Health research for Friedreich’s ataxia gene therapy programBy For media inqui... • Apr 19, 2018 • Video, Lead Story
University of Florida Health pediatrics researchers have received a $450,000 grant from the Italian patient advocacy group GoFAR to continue developing a gene therapy for Friedreich’s ataxia, a life-shortening genetic disorder...
Cigarette smoke is loaded with more than 4,000 chemicals, about 70 of which are toxins or carcinogens. It’s associated with lung cancer, heart disease, immune disorders and birth defects. Smoking even slows the healing of wounds...
In the warrior ethos that permeates sports, athletes sometimes shake off injuries and stay in the game. It’s considered a measure of toughness. It also is the worst step a concussed athlete can take, according to UF Health...
- Sarah Carey • University of Florida, UF Health, College of Veterinary Medicine • Apr 24, 2018
- Bill Levesque • University of Florida, UF Health, College of Medicine • Apr 23, 2018
- Jill Pease • Other, UF Health, College of Public Health & Health Professions • Apr 19, 2018
- Gregory Hamilton • University of Florida, UF Health, College of Medicine • Apr 16, 2018
Chicago White Sox relief pitcher Danny Farquhar, 31, suffered a brain hemorrhage in the White Sox dugout after throwing 15 pitches Friday night,...READ MORE
The ''funny bone'' that packs a stinging punch after just a simple bump is actually a nerve and not a bone at all. Spanning from the upper arm...READ MORE
If you look closely around town, you may find beautifully decorated rocks in unexpected places. It might be in a tree or by a potted plant. It...READ MORE
On The Same Page by Dr. David Guzick, M.D., Ph.D.
In the last issue of On the Same Page, I summarized the impact of the UF Preeminence Initiative for the University of Florida and UF Health. A myriad of benefits have occurred, as expressed in broad terms: new research awards, including program projects and center grants; enhanced interdisciplinary... Read More
Labs developing viruses to help damaged hearts
Rice University News & Media • Apr 24, 2018
Diabetes: Body fat percentage, not BMI, predicts risk
Daily Sun • Apr 24, 2018
UF College of Pharmacy researchers secure $1.5 million grant to study hormonal contraceptive drug interaction
Konk Life • Apr 24, 2018
Drug for cystic fibrosis patients associated with higher hospitalization risk
Chipley Bugle • Apr 24, 2018
Circulating tumor cell count predicts early breast cancer outcomes
MDalert • Apr 24, 2018
Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center First to Dose Patient in New Breast Cancer Study
Newswise • Apr 24, 2018
How do we advance livestock production for the future?
The Pig Site • Apr 24, 2018
Why Are We So Sleep Deprived, And Why Does It Matter?
YES! Magazine • Apr 19, 2018
Researchers Explore Diminishing Scope of FP Practice
AAFP • Apr 19, 2018
What’s the Best Way to Track Your Blood Pressure?
Doctor's Lounge • Apr 19, 2018
Spending time in the sun might do more than help to boost your Vitamin D levels. It could also shrink fat cells located below your skin, according to researchers from the University of Alberta in Canada. The team said that the lack of sunlight might be part of the problem with those trying to keep...
Older Americans sicker than their peers around the world
Apr 25, 2018
Raw water: The new health trend you don’t want to try
Apr 24, 2018
Wrinkly when wet
Apr 23, 2018
If you or anyone in your family are considering a career in veterinary medicine, there’s a lot that you should know. The path to acceptance requires a lot of hard work, but a career in veterinary medicine can be very rewarding. On this show, Dr. Juan Samper, associate dean of academic and student...
AA Live: “Equine Reproduction: Managing a Successful Breeding Program”
Apr 13, 2018
Keeping outdoor cats comfy in winter
Feb 2, 2018
Taking the bite out of feline fear
Feb 1, 2018