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Body Fat Can Send Signals to Brain, Affecting Stress Response

The brain’s effect on other parts of the body has been well established. Now, a group that includes two University of Florida Health researchers has found that it’s a two-way street: Body fat can send a signal that affects the way the brain...
23-Jul-2015 10:05 AM EDT

It’s Official: Workplace Rudeness Is Contagious

Rudeness in the workplace isn’t just unpleasant: it’s also contagious.
16-Jul-2015 7:05 AM EDT

Smart Mouth Guard Could Detect Teeth Grinding, Dehydration, Concussions

The next big thing in wearable technology may show up right inside your mouth.
2-Jul-2015 9:05 AM EDT

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

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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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