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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.

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.

Why treating breast cancer with less may be more

Published: Jun 15th, 2017

Writing in The Conversation, Dr. Ashish Deshmukh explains why shortening radiation therapy is not only effective but also cost-saving.

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.

One breast cancer radiation therapy leads others in cost-effectiveness, quality of life

Published: May 24th, 2017

In Dr. Ashish Deshmukh’s study of three radiation therapies, one treatment offers the most value based on health outcomes, cost-effectiveness and quality of life.

Muscle in aging and disease

Published: May 9th, 2017

Dr. Russell Hepple, whose research has examined the effects of aging on muscle, joins UF from McGill University.

Vaccination campaign necessary to stop the spread of cholera in Haiti

Published: Apr 27th, 2017

A mathematical model developed by Dr. Ira Longini and colleagues suggests that current approaches to cholera control and elimination are unlikely to solve the problem.

Analysis looks at Zika’s introduction to Americas, predicts microcephaly cases

Published: Apr 25th, 2017

UF researchers have developed a model mapping the spread of Zika virus and the number of microcephaly cases that will occur by the end of the year. Photo: James Gathany/CDC

Fedele receives UF Excellence Award for Assistant Professors

Published: Apr 25th, 2017

Dr. David Fedele is a 2017 recipient of the Excellence Award for Assistant Professors, presented by UF’s Provost’s Office.