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By Alexandra Parish on January 13th, 2014 | Last updated: January 14, 2014 at 5:26 pm
Mental exercise can provide long-lasting benefits to the minds of older adults, a University of Florida researcher Dr. Michael Marsiske found. The research was published online Monday by the Journal of American Geriatrics Society.
By Alexa Davies on August 9th, 2013 | Last updated: August 9, 2013 at 12:10 pm
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Researchers found that people who had anemia at the beginning of the study had a 41% higher risk of developing dementia than those who were not anemic.
By Samantha Kerrigan on November 8th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:08 pm
As national obesity rates continue to rise, University of Florida researchers are looking to modify the way people look at food.
By Ben Brasch on September 20th, 2012 | Last updated: September 26, 2012 at 11:24 am
Menus at fast-food restaurants now have to post the amount of calories in items alongside their pictures. All McDonald’s stores in Gainesville have switched their menus over.
By Lauren Rautenkranz on September 6th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:43 pm
Antibiotic use in farm animals creates problems for humans. UF professor sounds off on the dangers of antibiotic resistance.