SEEKING HEALTHY MALES AND FEMALES FOR UF RESEARCH STUDY
The University of Florida Neurocognitive Laboratory lab is seeking healthy 25 to 59 year old male and female volunteers with a maximum of 16 years of education for a research study. This study consists of two or three visits. They are flexible and will work with you to find a time that best suits your schedule. Volunteers will be compensated for their time. Transportation will be provided as needed. For more information, please call the University of Florida Neurocognitive Laboratory at 352-294-4920.
UF DIVISION OF ENDOCRINOLOGY STUDY
The UF Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism is seeking individuals with or without type two diabetes and who are overweight to participate in one of the University of Florida Research Studies. The UF Division of Endocrinology is enrolling for a fatty liver disease trial, using an investigational drug for study information, 352-273-8642 or endocrinology.medicine.ufl.edu
OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA STUDY
The UF Health Sleep Center is currently seeking participants for a UF Research Study on the effectiveness of a new and noninvasive exercise based treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. Participants will be monitored before and after training with a device that may strengthen breathing muscles, thereby lessening the effects of sleep apnea. You can get more information and register for this study by calling 352-265-5348.
OXYTOCIN AND AGING STUDY
The UF Department of Psychology and the UF Institute on Aging is now enrolling men and women age 55 or older for the “Oxytocin and Aging” study to learn how the hormone Oxytocin affects social, cognitive and physical function in older populations. Information at 352-273-214, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or http://www.psych.ufl.edu/ebnerlab/.
EXERCISE TRAINING STUDY
The Center for Exercise Science at the University of Florida is conducting an exercise training study on cardiovascular health. They are currently seeking study participants 50 to 79 years of age with Type 2 Diabetes. Health test results will be provided. More information is available at 352-294-1746 or http://apk.hhp.ufl.edu/index.php/research/participants/.
Airs twice a day weekends, once in Morning Edition and after the PBS NewsHour.
Health in a Heartbeat is a credible source of health information that inspires and informs listeners and satisfies their growing appetite for news they can use. For more than 10 years Health in a Heartbeat has offered a daily dose of medical wisdom.
Produced by the UF Health and WUFT-FM.
- What’s in a name? Veggies taste better when given cool monikers (August 31, 2017)
- Are your triglycerides too high? Get up and go for a walk (August 30, 2017)
- How to avoid back pain on your next vacation (August 29, 2017)
- Agencies consider age-based bans on indoor tanning devices (August 28, 2017)
- Depression following surgery is common. Here’s how to reduce it (August 25, 2017)
- Smelly socks key in research to ward off mosquitoes (August 24, 2017)
- Having a smartphone in view might make it harder to concentrate (August 23, 2017)
- Runner’s high uses same system as marijuana (August 22, 2017)
- In as little as a week, popular meds can boost heart attack risk (August 18, 2017)
Airs Saturdays from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
A call-in radio show featuring experts from the UF Veterinary Hospitals speaking on a variety of animal health-related topics. The show, hosted by Dana Hill of WUFT, features UF faculty clinicians, who speak about common veterinary problems in their area of expertise. Listeners can call in to 352-392-8989 with questions related to the topic being discussed.
- How pets party down (August 01, 2017)
- Learning to prevent leptospirosis (August 01, 2017)
- Genes over muscle: an equine epic (August 01, 2017)
- When it comes to pet travel, don’t fly blind (August 01, 2017)
- Pooches pulling their own weight (August 01, 2017)
- Gearing up for a hike (August 01, 2017)
- Cats with binkies (August 01, 2017)
- Small mammals fighting cancer (August 01, 2017)
- Getting vets and their pets together under one roof (August 01, 2017)
- Pets and aperitifs: just plain poison (August 01, 2017)
Airs three times a day during Morning Edition.
Dr. William Latimer interviews researchers and medical professionals about a wide variety of public health topics. The Institute of Medicine estimates it takes 20+ years for health researchers to get scientifically proven findings that inform best practices into communities. Public Health Minute gets practical health advice informed by cutting edge research to the public today. Public Health Minute is produced by WUFT-FM and is sponsored by the School of Health Sciences, Human Services and Nursing at Lehman College at CUNY.
- Respiratory Health – Eyal Oren, PhD – University of Arizona (June 07, 2017)
- Obesity- Andres Acosta Cardenas, PhD- The Mayo Clinic (June 07, 2017)
- Depression- Brett Silverstein, PhD- The City College of New York (June 07, 2017)
- Physical Activity and Healthy Eating – Daheia Barr-Anderson, PhD – University of Minnesota (June 07, 2017)
- School Violence Among Children with Disabilities – Janet Njelesani, PhD – New York University (June 07, 2017)
- Happiness – Amy Gentzler, PhD – West Virginia University (June 07, 2017)
- Stroke Rehabilitation – Dawn Nilsen, Ed.D. – Columbia University (June 07, 2017)