Dedication ceremony for the Dr. Robert E. Primosch Clinical Education Center at the University of FloridaMar 24, 2010 • By Chris Bilowich
UF pharmacy researcher urges caution in reducing blood pressure in patients with diabetes, coronary diseaseMar 15, 2010 • By Linda Homewood
Podcast: Play in new window | Download For patients with diabetes and heart disease, less isn’t always more — at least when it comes to blood pressure. New data show an increased risk of heart attack, stroke or death for patients having blood pressure deemed too high — ortoo low, according to Rhonda Cooper-DeHoff, Pharm.D., [...]
Podcast: Play in new window | Download The humble papaya is gaining credibility in Western medicine for anticancer powers that folk cultures have recognized for generations. University of Florida researcher Nam Dang, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues in Japan have documented papaya’s dramatic anticancer effect against a broad range of lab-grown tumors, including cancers of the [...]
The director of the Center for Translational Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases at the University of Florida received the MetLife Foundation Awards for Medical Research in Alzheimer’s Disease during a scientific briefing and luncheon today (Thursday, Feb. 25) in Washington, D.C. Todd Golde, M.D., a professor of neuroscience in the College of Medicine, studies amyloid beta [...]
Exercising one hour a week and getting the same results as traditional strength training might sound unreal, but University of Florida orthopedics researchers have developed a system that they say makes it possible. It’s based on a training principle that Winter Olympics gold medal winner Bode Miller has used in preparing for competition. Called NeGator, [...]
Energy drinks, favored among young people for the beverages’ caffeine jolt, also play a lead role in several popular alcoholic drinks, such as Red Bull and vodka. But combining alcohol and energy drinks may create a dangerous mix, according to University of Florida research. In a study of college-aged adults exiting bars, patrons who consumed [...]
Doctor Dave Meurer, a University of Florida emergency physician, shows some pictures from his recent trip to Haiti.
Shark attack! These words can send waves of fear through the public and often guarantee prominent coverage in the news media — even if the bite is little more than a scratch.