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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How to keep your New Year’s resolutions

WCJB TV 20 -- UF Health Vitality Mind's Dr. London Butterfield discusses how to set attainable, successful goals for the new year.

Eagle Scout builds dog park for residents of The Village

GTN News Gainesville -- Eagle Scout Addison Foli has created a dog park on the campus of The Village retirement community. The new park gives residents and their pets a new spot to exercise and socialize.

Recent UF graduate authors lead paper in Neuropsychology’s special issue on aging

Dr. Anna Yam’s study of everyday cognitive abilities in older adults appeared as the lead article in a special issue dedicated to cognitive aging.

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Unique gene therapy prevents, reverses multiple sclerosis in animal model

Multiple sclerosis can be inhibited or reversed using a novel gene therapy technique that stops the disease’s immune response in mouse models, University of Florida Health researchers have...

Can random bits of DNA lead to safe, new antibiotics and herbicides?

Plants make proteins based on whatever genetic material you give them. Carl Davies, CSIRO, CC BY ...

Parkinson’s disease: New drugs and treatments, but where are the doctors?

Parkinson’s disease responds well to a range of treatments, but more specialists are needed to know how to best tailor treatment for patients. adriancfoto/Shutterstock.com ...

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Fracture Risk Higher for Seniors with Diabetes

Bone weaknesses seen in those with blood sugar diseaseSource: HealthDay

Managing Pain Can Be a Puzzle After Breast Cancer

Women who take opioids are more likely to stop vital hormonal therapy, study findsSource: HealthDay