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(Medical Xpress)—Equipping hospital beds with alarms does not decrease patient falls and related injuries, according to University of Florida researchers and colleagues. The findings, published Nov. 20 in the Annals of ...
Health Nov 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A rare, potentially fatal species of parasite never before found in North America has been identified in a Florida horse.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Getting high-quality anti-malarial drugs to people in places like Zanzibar and Mozambique is a tricky business.
Medications Nov 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Children taking central nervous system stimulants such as Adderall and Ritalin do not face an increased risk of serious heart conditions during treatment, according to a new University of Florida study ...
Attention deficit disorders Nov 01, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Nearly one-third of premature babies develop bleeding in the brain after birth, a problem associated with serious long-term effects such as cerebral palsy, seizures and blindness.
Medical research Sep 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A University of Florida physician and colleagues have "mythbusted" a notion long held in medical circles: patients at teaching hospitals fare worse in July when new medical graduates start their residency ...
Surgery Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Cigarette smoking's association with heart disease has been known for decades, but researchers are still not certain what chemicals or molecular processes in the body form the basis of that link. Now University ...
Medical research Aug 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 43 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Patients who have three or more chronic medical conditions are half as likely to receive depression treatment in primary care practices that use electronic medical records as they are in practices that ...
Health Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Alcohol not marijuana is the gateway drug that leads adolescents down the path toward more serious substances, a new University of Florida study shows.
Addiction Jul 11, 2012 | 2.3 / 5 (3) | 3 |
University of Florida researchers have helped identify the underlying cause of a genetically derived, potentially fatal reaction to an anti-HIV medication, and have begun creating a less dangerous form of the drug.
Medications Jun 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A mutant form of a meek microbe deals a gutsy blow to colon cancer, University of Florida scientists have discovered. The special bacteria halted abnormal inflammation, reduced precancerous growths and ...
Cancer Jun 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- University of Florida researchers have identified a medical condition they say keeps many intensive care, heart surgery and burn patients from recovering fully and returning home.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- The time may have come to scrub the idea that brain plaque deposits of protein that clog passages between brain cells might not be all that bad.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A tiny filter could have a big impact around the world in the fight against tuberculosis. Using the traditional microscope-based diagnosis method as a starting point, a University of Florida lung disease specialist and colleagues ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Using gene transfer techniques pioneered by University of Florida faculty, Taiwanese doctors have restored some movement in four children bedridden with a rare, life-threatening neurological disease.
Pediatrics May 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |