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UF Health Vitality Mind

Welcome to UF Health Vitality Mind! The purpose of this innovative collaborative program between The Village in Gainesville, FL and the University of Florida is to explore strategies to help older adults maintain and improve their brain health and quality of life. We are also a VITAL ‘learning laboratory’ and hope others will join in our quest to uncover new possibilities for maximizing brain health.

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New hope for the brain

SENIOR TIMES MAGAZINE -- The Village and UF Health partner to help seniors.

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New program focuses on the aging brain

WCJB TV 20 -- As we age, it becomes just as important to stay mentally sharp as it is to stay physically healthy. Even though your brain can't "pump iron" like your muscles can, a new local program aims to help work out your mind.

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UF and The Village launch program to help older adults improve brain health

UF Health Vitality Mind provides residents of The Village and the community with free cognitive assessments and interventions.

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Researchers suggest Ebola virus may be creating its own immunity

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The spread of Ebola in West Africa reveals two truths: The disease is swift, and it is devastating. Amid the chaos of deadly outbreak, researchers say another truth may exist:...

University of Florida announces formation of UF Diabetes Institute

GAINESVILLE, Florida ---The University of Florida announced today the formation of the UF Diabetes Institute, a collaboration of dozens of researchers campuswide all focused on forging advances in...

UF/IFAS researcher continues quest for peanut that won't cause allergic reaction

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A University of Florida scientist has moved one step closer to his goal of eliminating 99.9 percent of peanut allergens by removing 80 percent of them in whole peanuts.

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Removing a Protein Prevents Obesity, Extends Lifespan in Mice

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'High-Intensity' Hospitals Save More Elderly After Surgery

But downside includes longer hospital stays, fewer days in hospiceSource: HealthDay