UF RESEARCH STUDIES NEED PARTICIPANTS
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/.
DO YOU HAVE PAIN IN YOUR FACE AND JAW?
If so, you may qualify for a study being conducted at the the University of Florida College of Dentistry. The SOPPRANO Study is seeking volunteers with face or jaw pain to participate in a clinical trial. To qualify you must be between 18 TO 65 years old and be in generally good health. Compensation is provided. The study involves taking the study medication and making several visits to the study center at The University of Florida. The study visits will include an examination and other testing procedures. If you are interested, please call the SOPPRANO Study at 352- 273- 7620 or email SOPPRANO@dental.ufl.edu .
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.
- Excess iron a cause of gestational diabetes? (February 20, 2017)
- Stay hydrated for optimal health (February 17, 2017)
- Diet high in protein may raise heart failure risk in older women (February 16, 2017)
- Heart disease risk might be linked to cooking temperatures (February 15, 2017)
- Sweet benefits of dark chocolate (February 14, 2017)
- Protect Your Healthy Heart (February 13, 2017)
- First flu infection muffles effect of related flu viruses (February 10, 2017)
- Flavored e-cig vapor contains hazardous chemicals (February 09, 2017)
- Drinking in moderation may slow decline of “good” cholesterol levels (February 08, 2017)
- Smartphone diet apps may not be following recommended nutrition guidelines (February 07, 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.
- Cat versus Christmas tree (January 01, 2017)
- By a whisker (January 01, 2017)
- Keeping germs out of canine groups (January 01, 2017)
- Like a dog with a bone? (January 01, 2017)
- Taking time to smell the world (January 01, 2017)
- Feline blood donors: the cat’s meow (January 01, 2017)
- Cattle and cancer (January 01, 2017)
- Biosecurity and the breeding barn (January 01, 2017)
- Corporate commiseration over pet loss (January 01, 2017)
- The chip tells the story (January 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.
- Diet and Physical Activity – Brook Harmon, PhD, RD – University of Memphis (January 10, 2017)
- Antiretroviral Therapy – Phyllis Kanki, D.S.c. – Harvard University (January 10, 2017)
- Urban Sewer Epidemiology – Kevin Bisceglia, PhD – Hofstra University (January 10, 2017)
- Tobacco Use – Megan Roberts, PhD – Ohio State University (January 10, 2017)
- Child and Classroom Predictors of Friendships and Engagement – Elise Cappella, PhD – New York University (January 10, 2017)
- Neuroplasticity and TBI – Gerald Voelbel, PhD – New York University (January 06, 2017)
- Breast Cancer – Laura Bowers, PhD – University of North Carolina (January 06, 2017)
- Vaccinations – Gretchen Chapman, PhD – Rutgers University (January 06, 2017)
- Diabetes and Alzheimer’s Disease – Erin Abner, PhD – University of Kentucky (January 06, 2017)