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In the new movie "Contagion," fictional health experts scramble to get ahead of a flu-like pandemic as a drug-resistant virus quickly spreads, killing millions of people within days after they contract the illness.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- University of Florida researchers have identified two key steps required to activate the bodys innate immune system, its first line of defense against infection.
Medical research Sep 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Sipping the occasional glass of wine may seem relatively harmless, and could even be beneficial to the drinkers health. But for parents, even moderate drinking can result in one unintended consequence: ...
Health Sep 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
University of Florida researchers have modified a toxic chemical produced by tiny marine microbes and successfully deployed it against laboratory models of colon cancer.
Cancer Aug 31, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Mosquitoes arent just a nuisance, theyre also an economic and health concern, say University of Florida researchers.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 31, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Doing things a little differently in the emergency room could mean fewer missed cases of heart disease, according to physicians at the University of Florida.
Cardiology Aug 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Rates of HIV have increased in Pakistan's general population, as the virus has spread beyond at-risk groups to women and their children, according to an international team of researchers, including a University of Florida ...
HIV & AIDS Aug 24, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A cure for Type 1 diabetes has been the holy grail of researchers worldwide since the first clinical trials seeking to cure the disease began some three decades ago. But despite many advances, the target still seems just ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 18, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Reaching over to make the bed or bending to get a grocery bag might not be the typical idea of being physically active. But all those everyday movements add up and could contribute to health benefits, ...
Health Aug 12, 2011 | 4.9 / 5 (7) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Skipping doses of medicine or taking it at the wrong times can worsen a patients condition and lead to costly complications even organ rejection in patients who have undergone a kidney transplant.
Medications Aug 11, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Painkillers such as ibuprofen, naxopren and celecoxib provide needed relief for many patients who have chronic pain. But an ongoing source of contention is whether those drugs and others in their class ...
Medications Jul 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 3 |
Researchers at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine say proteins common to multiple strains of Anaplasma marginale, a tick-borne pathogen that costs the U.S. cattle industry millions of dollars annual ...
Medical research Jul 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- University of Florida scientists have discovered a way to separate the neural wheat from the chaff during the process of generating brain cells for potential patient therapies.
Medical research Jul 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Few treatments exist for patients with advanced primary liver cancer, but University of Florida researchers have found a new way to broaden the range of options and potentially improve health outcomes ...
Cancer Jul 06, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
New findings by the University of Florida may help lead to a cure for a deadly disease that primarily afflicts premature newborns.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 1 |