More than 32 million Americans harbor potentially toxic proteins that can attack body tissues and lead to autoimmune diseases such as lupus and scleroderma, according to a new University of Florida study.
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Rates of dementia among people with Parkinson’s disease are higher than the general population, with 25 to 40 percent of patients expected to eventually develop dementia. Now the University of Florida has received a $2.1 million National Institutes of Health grant to use brain imaging to better understand different types of cognitive difficulties that affect patients with Parkinson’s. ..Read More ⇒Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Converting sunshine into electricity is not difficult, but doing so efficiently and on a large scale is one of the reasons why people still rely on the electric grid and not a national solar cell network. ..Read More ⇒Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Florida State University is giving some of its leading researchers a little extra cash to propel their cutting edge work closer to the marketplace. Pradeep Bhide, Dr. James Olcese and Jinfeng Zhang all received the university’s Grant Assistance Program (GAP) award, financial support to help bridge the gap between a faculty member’s research and the commercial sphere for product development. ..Read More ⇒Tuesday, December 10, 2013
UF develops first high-altitude device to help detect health threats from the sky ..Read More ⇒Tuesday, December 10, 2013
University of Florida researchers have gained new insight into produce-associated salmonella that they hope will eventually reduce the number and severity of the illness-causing outbreaks. ..Read More ⇒
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