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Oncology & Cancer

Cancer cells' transition can drive tumor growth, researchers find

As cancerous tumors fester in the body, they need an ever-increasing blood supply to deliver the oxygen and nutrients that fuel their growth. Now, a team led by University of Florida Health researchers has established how ...

Health

Tips for safe holiday meal preparation

With the holidays approaching, you want the turkey and stuffing – or whatever you're preparing – to be safe to eat, and consume again as leftovers. To help you, a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural ...

Medical research

Early exposure to excess hormone causes genital defects in females

University of Florida researchers have identified cells targeted by a male hormone and found that an excess of that hormone at a specific time can cause genital defects in female mice. The findings appear today (Nov. 7) in ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ancient strain of cholera likely present in Haiti since colonial era

A non-virulent variant of the deadly Vibrio cholerae O1 strain has likely been present in Haitian aquatic environments for several hundred years, with the potential to become virulent through gene transfer with the toxigenic ...

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