Tag Archives: University of Florida research

‘Cat HIV’ Research Potential Breakthrough For HIV Vaccine

By on October 17th, 2013 | Last updated: October 20, 2013 at 11:20 am

Recent research from UF and UCSF may eventually lead to a human AIDS vaccine, through the development of a HIV vaccine for cats.

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In the News: Regenerative tissue research, Florida auto insurance, Caylee’s law, American Airlines’ loose seats, Pennsylvania voter ID

By on October 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: October 10, 2012 at 9:43 am

UF researchers discover mouse that regenerates tissue – UF researchers may be one step closer to advancements in regeneration. Study results have shown that African spiny mice are able to recover scar free from massive hair and skin loss. There are […]

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Cancer new No. 1 cause of death for Hispanics

By on September 18th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 2:04 pm

A recent journal from the American Cancer Society shows cancer is now the main killer of Hispanics, surpassing heart disease. Dr. Jose G. Trevino of the University of Florida Shands Cancer Center discusses the cause of cancer death for Hispanics.

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UF study shows higher rates of obesity in rural areas

By on September 18th, 2012 | Last updated: September 19, 2012 at 2:00 pm

A recent UF study has shown that people living in rural areas are more likely to be obese.

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Study finds alcohol is the new “gateway drug”

By on July 13th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:11 pm

A new University of Florida study released this week says alcohol — not marijuana — should be considered the gateway drug that can lead teens to greater drug use. UF researchers found that, of a representative sample, 72% of teens […]

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UF awarded $5.4 million for biomass research and development

By on May 5th, 2011 | Last updated: September 15, 2013 at 1:56 pm

In an effort to reduce America’s reliance on imported oil, the University of Florida has been awarded $5.4 million from the USDA and Department of Energy for Biomass Research and Development Projects. According to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and […]

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UF study shows college students suffering from hearing loss

By on March 17th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:25 pm

With the popularity of personal music players increasing by the day, University of Florida researchers have found this may be affecting hearing levels in college students. Communicative Disorders Associate Professor Collen LePrell says the results should serve as a warning […]

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