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$2 million grant to help researchers identify older adults at risk for cognitive changes after surgery

Published: Nov 15th, 2017

Dr. Catherine Price and Dr. Patrick Tighe are applying a novel twist to a well-known cognitive screening test.

Scientific success

Published: Oct 26th, 2017

Dr. Ting-Yuan (David) Cheng of the department of epidemiology and his wife Dr. Yu-Jung (Jenny) Wei of the College of Pharmacy, have each landed prestigious National Institutes of Health-funded Career Development Awards, or K awards.

UF launches new study of marijuana’s health effects in people with HIV

Published: Oct 24th, 2017

Researchers led by Dr. Robert Cook will conduct the largest and most comprehensive study to date on the health effects of marijuana in people with HIV.

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1 in 9, or 11 million, U.S. men are infected with oral HPV

Published: Oct 16th, 2017

Researchers in the department of health services research, management and policy found oral HPV infection rates are substantially higher in men, and men are more likely to be infected with the most dangerous strains of the virus.

Timely treatment of lesions that may cause anal cancer can cut risk, mortality by 80 percent

Published: Sep 26th, 2017

A study led by Dr. Ashish Deshmukh is the first to offer age-specific recommendations for treating the lesions.

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Does daily exercise cut back on older adults’ sedentary life? Study: not so much

Published: Jul 18th, 2017

Increasing moderate-intensity exercise in older adults led to little reduction in the overall time they spent in sedentary activity.

OT students meet with UF faculty and local practitioners to discuss career opportunities.

UF launches doctoral degree in occupational therapy

Published: Jul 10th, 2017

The college has received approval to offer the Doctor of Occupational Therapy, the first such degree program offered by a Florida public institution.

Provider’s preference for pain therapy can influence patient’s results

Published: Jun 21st, 2017

A health care provider’s beliefs about a particular treatment may have a strong influence on the patient’s outcome, according to a study by researchers in the department of physical therapy.

Study links getting drunk at early age to increased risk of premature death

Published: Jun 14th, 2017

People who first became intoxicated before age 15 may have a greater risk of dying prematurely, according to a study led by UF researchers in the department of epidemiology.

One blood pressure drug therapy associated with lower follow-up visit, hospitalization costs

Published: May 30th, 2017

Dr. Kalyani Sonawane and colleagues found that one drug therapy outshines other strategies in patients whose blood pressure isn’t well-controlled with initial drug treatment.