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Shark attacks increase in US

By and on February 13th, 2013 | Last updated: February 16, 2013 at 10:37 am

There were 53 total shark attacks reported in the United States, which is the highest number since 2000, according to the Univesrity of Florida’s International Shark Attack File report released on Monday.

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FDA to assist in Alzheimer’s treatment, others still hope for cure

By 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.

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Inadequate concussion awareness prompts UF and FSU research project

By on January 25th, 2013 | Last updated: February 19, 2013 at 2:50 pm

University of Florida and Florida State University researchers are collaborating on Health IMPACTS, a project that collects information related to youth concussion management and health risks. The initial information is gathered from primary care practices in the Gainesville, Jacksonville, Tallahassee and Orlando areas.

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UF researchers studying Burmese pythons

By on January 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: January 22, 2013 at 4:40 pm

University of Florida researchers are currently working with 27 Burmese pythons harvested from Florida’s “Python Challenge.”

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UF colleges receive funding for research on eye disease, brain injuries

By on December 5th, 2012 | Last updated: December 12, 2012 at 3:21 pm

The University of Florida’s College of Medicine and College of Nursing both received grants to further research in their fields and help to make more advances in health. The college of nursing received a donation from a graduate and Research to Prevent Blindness benefitted the college of medicines’s ophthalmology department.

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Mouse holds genetic key to regeneration

By on October 19th, 2012 | Last updated: September 17, 2013 at 2:03 am

An African mouse’s ability to regenerate body parts may have implications for medical treatment in humans, according to a recent study by UF researchers.

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Florida Museum of Natural History uses grant to digitize invertebrate collection

By on October 5th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:40 pm

Web searchers will soon be a few clicks away from one of the largest collections of invertebrates in the world. This year, the museum expects to add 20- to 40,000 records, he said.

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Supporters of organic foods still supporting its value a month after Stanford study

By on October 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: December 7, 2012 at 9:44 pm

Nearly a month after a Stanford study found little difference in nutritional value when comparing organic and non-organic foods, supporters of organic food are still responding to the study and defending the organic movement. TV celebrity Dr. Oz will be […]

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UF researchers discover a mutant gut bacteria may cure colon cancer

By 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 […]

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