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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

Genes That Increase the Risk of Type 1 Diabetes Have Lost Their Hiding Place


A research group that includes a University of Florida genetics expert has located and narrowed down the number of genes that play a role in the disease, according to a study published Monday in the journal Nature Genetics. Knowing the identities...
9-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Brain Tumor Patients Fare Better with Private Insurance, New Study Finds

Brain tumor patients who are uninsured or use Medicaid stay hospitalized longer and develop more medical complications than those with private insurance, University of Florida Health researchers have found.
3-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EST

Feast-and-Famine Diet Could Extend Life, Study Shows

Think of it as interval training for the dinner table.
27-Feb-2015 8:05 AM EST

Climate-Change Clues From the Turtles of Tropical Wyoming


Tropical turtle fossils discovered in Wyoming by University of Florida scientists reveal that when the earth got warmer, prehistoric turtles headed north. But if today’s turtles try the same technique to cope with warming habitats, they might run...
24-Feb-2015 11:00 AM EST

‘Aging in Place’ May Be the Wrong Answer for Boomers and Their Parents

Baby boomers trying to pick the best living arrangements for themselves or their parents as they age should be wary of a phrase they coined in their younger years: If it feels good, do it.
19-Feb-2015 2:00 PM EST

Moths Shed Light on How to Fool Enemy Sonar


GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- It’s hard to hide from a bat: The camouflage and mimicry techniques that animals use to avoid becoming a meal aren’t much use against a predator using echolocation. But a new study shows that moths can outsmart sonar with a...
18-Feb-2015 4:15 PM EST

Humans Altering Adriatic Ecosystems More Than Nature


The ecosystems of the Adriatic Sea have weathered natural climate shifts for 125,000 years, but humans could be rapidly altering this historically stable biodiversity hot spot, a University of Florida study says
16-Feb-2015 3:00 PM EST

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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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