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UF launches weight-management study for children with asthma who are overweight

Published: Oct 21st, 2014

UF researchers are studying whether weight loss can improve lung function and help control asthma in children who are overweight.

PHHP Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series

PHHP Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series

Published: Sep 26th, 2014

Upcoming lectures include presentations by Dr. Sonia Saxena and Dr. Juan Gilbert.

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Spread of Ebola beyond Africa likely, researchers predict

Published: Sep 11th, 2014

Dr. Ira Longini and colleagues say there is a nearly 20 percent chance that isolated cases will likely make their way to the United States by the end of September.

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UF Health granted $12 million to establish comprehensive sepsis research center

Published: Aug 4th, 2014

Dr. A. Daniel Martin will lead a study on muscle wasting and rehabilitation, one of four main projects to be initiated in the center’s first five years of operation.

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Painkiller reduces hypersensitivity to pain in patients with fibromyalgia

Published: Aug 1st, 2014

The findings by Dr. Michael Robinson, Dr. Roland Staud and colleagues bring researchers one step closer to understanding how chronic pain works within people who have fibromyalgia.

Many at-risk heart disease patients say they lack guidance on beneficial aspirin treatment

Published: Jul 14th, 2014

A study led by Dr. Arch Mainous found that only 40 percent of people who were at high risk of cardiovascular disease said they received a doctor recommendation for aspirin therapy.

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UF part of research team that finds equine influenza virus in camels

Published: Jun 30th, 2014

Dr. Gregory Gray and colleagues have identified the first known case of an equine influenza virus in camels. (Photo by Dr. Gray)

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UF study: One-third of English adults have prediabetes

Published: Jun 10th, 2014

Dr. Arch G. Mainous and colleagues found that prediabetes rates among English adults rose from about 12 percent in 2003 to 35 percent in 2011.

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UF and The Village launch research program to help older adults improve brain health

Published: Jun 3rd, 2014

UF Health Vitality Mind provides residents of The Village and the community with free cognitive assessments and interventions.

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Simple technique may help older adults remember written information

Published: May 6th, 2014

Researchers in the department of speech, language, and hearing sciences found that older adults who described what they had read remembered more details than those who simply re-read the passage multiple times.