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(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 |
A University of Florida review of research finds the polyphenol compound known as resveratrol found in red wine, grapes and other fruits may not prevent old age, but it might make it more tolerable.
Health Jun 21, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Sparking production of a hormone in the brain that people with epilepsy often lack could prevent debilitating seizures, University of Florida researchers have discovered.
Neuroscience Feb 15, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—We've all been there: You're at work deeply immersed in a project when suddenly you start thinking about your weekend plans. It happens because behind the scenes, parts of your brain are ...
Neuroscience Apr 11, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Iron is a key mineral for human health. Too much of it in your body — or too little — can lead to major health problems.
Medical research Feb 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(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)—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) -- Maintaining healthy cholesterol levels can keep heart disease, heart attack and stroke away. And a commonly used vitamin could help by increasing production of good cholesterol in the body, ...
Health Feb 09, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 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 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Zinc is an essential nutrient, but until now, there has not been an effective way to measure it in our bodies, say University of Florida researchers.
Medical research Dec 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
A new gene therapy method developed by University of Florida researchers has the potential to treat a common form of blindness that strikes both youngsters and adults. The technique works by replacing a malfunctioning gene ...
Ophthalmology Jan 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—People at risk for Type 1 diabetes may have fewer insulin-producing "beta" cells than people not at risk, a finding that could help researchers shed light on what causes the disease, a new University of ...
Diabetes Dec 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—University of Florida taste scientist Linda Bartoshuk and her colleagues want to play a trick on you—but it's for your own good.
Medical research Jan 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A group of life-threatening blood disorders collectively called myelodysplastic syndrome, or MDS, may occur four times more often than reported by national cancer registries, according to new research ...
Cancer Dec 21, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Blueberry wine can provide more potentially healthy compounds than white wines and many red wines, according to a new University of Florida study.
Health Feb 02, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0