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By Christy Wideman on December 5th, 2014 | Last updated: December 8, 2014 at 6:30 pm
UF Researchers and researchers from the Tropical Research and Education Center, USDA and the Indian River Research and Education Center in Fort Pierce have found an alternate way to control the spread of Laurel wilt, a disease that threatens Florida’s avocado industry.
By WUFT News on October 13th, 2014 | Last updated: October 13, 2014 at 2:07 pm
Gainesville officials reassure residents of their knowledge of safety procedures taken in the case of a local Ebola case. Experts said residents shouldn’t worry about the spread of the infectious disease in Gainesville.
By Logan Ladnyk on April 10th, 2014 | Last updated: April 30, 2014 at 12:52 pm
Veterinarians at the UF Small Animal Hospital have seen 12 cases of leptospirosis in the past seven months.
By Vonecia Carswell on February 7th, 2013 | Last updated: February 7, 2013 at 8:38 pm
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a proposal Thursday to assist companies in developing new treatments for patients in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease.
By Kevin Roberts on August 1st, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:19 pm
Animal shelters are usually a place where stray animals can be dropped off and cared for. But what happens when the shelter becomes the place of danger? WUFT-FM’s Kevin Roberts has the story on a disease that caused a scare […]
By WUFT News on June 14th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:01 am
According to UF Professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine’s department of diseases and pathology and principal investigator Mansour Mohamadzadeh, the bacteria is most commonly used in yogurt and cheese. He says the special strain of bacteria showed results in other […]