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Video Large-scale study sheds light on painful jaw disorder

Nov 10, 2011 • By

A large clinical study of painful jaw problems commonly known as TMD disorders has revealed a wide range of findings, including how women apparently grow more vulnerable to the condition as they age. Writing in the November issue of the Journal of Pain, a multi-institutional team of researchers including scientists with the University of Florida […]

Video Osteoarthritis gene therapy being developed at UF could help both people, animals

Nov 3, 2011 • By

University of Florida researchers are developing a gene therapy technique that could help both humans and horses fight osteoarthritis, a debilitating condition that causes inflammation and deterioration of the joints. The goal is to create a one-time treatment that works long term. The research team received a highly competitive one-year, $900,000 grant from the National […]

Video Start of a new tradition — Celebrating Distinction

Oct 19, 2011 • By

Appointment to a professorship or chair is one of the highest honors an academic institution bestows on its faculty members. The UF Health Science Center honored 17 newly endowed professors during its inaugural Celebrating Distinction ceremony Oct. 12. Some of the professorships were brand new, while others were named during the past year. With resounding […]

Video ‘UF&Shands at Springhill’ to offer specialty care in northwest Alachua County

Oct 10, 2011 • By Lindsey Robertson

UF&Shands leaders today joined with Alachua County Commissioner Lee Pinkoson to break ground for “UF&Shands at Springhill,” a new facility that will house University of Florida Physicians specialty practices in neurology, cardiology, psychiatry, dermatology and women’s health. The new facility, located off Interstate 75 Exit 390 near Northwest 39th Avenue and Northwest 89th Boulevard, is […]

Video UF researchers: Single dose of contraceptive vaccine controls fertility in cats for years

Sep 29, 2011 • By

University of Florida researchers, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, report that a single dose of an immunocontraceptive vaccine controls fertility over multiple years in adult female cats. The scientists hope their findings will aid in the registration and use of the vaccine, called GonaCon, to help manage overabundant feral cat populations humanely. […]

Video UF&Shands Family Medicine Ground Breaking

Sep 20, 2011 • By Release by Lindsey Robertson, Video: Chris Bilowich/Photos: Maria Farias

UF&Shands leaders today joined with city of Gainesville Mayor Craig Lowe and Gainesville City Commissioner Scherwin Henry to break ground for “UF&Shands Family Medicine at Main,” a new University of Florida Physicians medical practice that will enable UF&Shands to improve access to primary care for East Gainesville residents and better address the needs of the […]

Video HSC unveils improvements to lecture halls, restaurants

Sep 6, 2011 • By Meredith Rutland

When first-year College of Medicine student Brittany Sorensen takes a much-needed coffee break from her classes, she goes to the Sun Terrace and its new Starbucks, where she can relax in a sunny, cheery spot. Health Science Center students, faculty and staff celebrated the Sun Terrace’s recent transformation Sept. 1 with a dedication ceremony complete […]

Video Parents play a powerful role in predicting DUI

Sep 6, 2011 • By

Sipping the occasional glass of wine may seem relatively harmless, and could even be beneficial to the drinker’s health. But for parents, even moderate drinking can result in one unintended consequence: an increased risk their children will drive under the influence as adults. Writing in the current issue of the journal Accident Analysis and Prevention, […]

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