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Existing Drug Used in Transplants Causes Older Rats to Lose Weight

Aging can cause many changes to the body, including obesity and a loss of lean mass. Now, a group of University of Florida Health researchers has discovered that an existing drug reduces body fat and appetite in older rats, which has intriguing...
15-Jun-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Severely Impaired Stroke Survivors Regain Arm Function After Intensive Physical Therapy

Time may heal all wounds, but in the case of stroke survivors, the key to better recovery is to spend more time in an intensive physical therapy program, according to a University of Florida Health study.
12-Jun-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Rabbit Virus Improves Bone Marrow Transplants, Kills Some Cancer Cells

University of Florida Health researchers have discovered that a rabbit virus can deliver a one-two punch, killing some kinds of cancer cells while eliminating a common and dangerous complication of bone marrow transplants.
5-Jun-2015 4:05 PM EDT

UF Study Shows Benefits of Multi-Tasking on Exercise

Who says you can’t do two things at once and do them both well?
2-Jun-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Picture Perfect: Researchers Use Photos to Understand How Diabetes Affects Kids

If a picture is worth a thousand words, UF Health Type 1 diabetes researchers and their colleagues have tapped into an encyclopedia, revealing new insights into how young people cope with the disease.
1-Jun-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Why Everything You’Ve Heard About Women and Negotiation Might Be Wrong

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University of Florida student Samantha Miller was listening to a lecture on a commonly held trope about negotiation -- that women are bad at it -- but the conventional wisdom didn’t fit with her experience at all.
16-Apr-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Researchers See Significant Reduction in Fatal Car Crashes After an Increase in Alcohol Taxes

Increasing state alcohol taxes could prevent thousands of deaths a year from car crashes, say University of Florida Health researchers, who found alcohol-related motor vehicle crashes decreased after taxes on beer, wine and spirits went up in...
31-Mar-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Study Shows Why Exercise Magnifies Exhaustion for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Patients

The mechanism that causes high-performance athletes to “feel the burn” turns out to be the culprit in what makes people with chronic fatigue syndrome feel exhausted by the most common daily activities, new University of Florida Health research...
12-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EDT

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UF Neuroscientists Available for Comment After Mentors Receive Lasker Award

Two University of Florida Health neuroscientists will be available for comment on the recipients of The Lasker Foundation’s Lasker-Debakey Clinical Medical Research Award. Mahlon DeLong, a neurologist at the Emory University School of Medicine,...
8-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT

UF Experts Available for the 2014 Hurricane Season

16-May-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Expert in Florida Politics Recalls Gov. Askew’s Legacy

13-Mar-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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