News Releases

I. Links to News Releases

1. The 2010 OUHSC news release "Oklahoman Scientists Discover Unexpected Benefit of Thyroid Hormone in Type 2 Diabetes". 

The Oklahoman (11/30/2010) "Thyroid hormone Could Help Diabetics".

http://www.ouhsc.edu/news/templates/?a=272&z=22

http://newsok.com/article/3519169

 

2. The 2009 OUHSC news release "Anti-Aging Gene Linked to High Blood Pressure".

The Oklahoman (08/19/2009) "Discovery could help fight aging".

http://ouhsc.edu/article-display.asp?idnum=1432

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2009-08/uoo-agl081909.php

http://www.anti-agingsupplement.com/

 

3. Newspaper interview regarding cold temperatures and heart disease (OUHSC). 

The Oklahoman (02/11/2008) "Why fatal heart attacks peak when it gets colder".http://NewsOK.com/article/3203119/1202709777.

 

4. The 2006 University of Florida news release "Researchers use new technique to treat high blood pressure and kidney damage" (04/06/2006).  For details, click the following links (CTRL+Click)

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2006/04/060411082528.htm

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2006-04/uof-ren040506.php

http://news.ufl.edu/2006/04/05/hypertension/

Eighteen newspapers, TV stations, and health-related websites used the 2006 news release.

 

5. The 2005 University of Florida news release "Cold weather hikes blood pressure, UF scientist warns (01/18/2005)".  For details, click the following links (CTRL+Click)

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2005/02/050205124018.htm

http://news.ufl.edu/2005/01/18/cold-bp/

Invited for 12 newspaper interviews (New York Times, Science Daily, etc) and 16 TV interviewsregarding Dr. Sun's research findings. 

           

 

II.  Public Media Using the 2005 UF News Release Based on Our Research Findings Regarding  Cold Temperatures and Hypertension (01/18/2005)

 

1. An incomplete list of newspapers and health-related websites using the 2005 news

release (12 newspaper interviews)

 

(1). The New York Times (Seattlepi.com), 02/05/2005

"Body's reaction to cold can pose blood pressure hazard"

(2).  Science Daily, 02/09/2005

"Cold weather hikes blood pressure, UF scientist warns"

      (3). Gainesville Sun, 02/18/2005

"Temperature drop ups blood pressure"

(4). Alligator, 01/19/2005

"Gene may hold key to high blood pressure"

(5). University of Florida HSC Post, 03/2005

"Receptor helps hike blood pressure in cold weather"

(6). New York NYNewsday.com, 02/21/2005

"Caution in cold"

(7). RockyMountainNews.com, 02/04/2005

"Chilly mice offer blood pressure insight"

(8). Gulf Breeze News, 01/26/2005

"Blood pressure rises as temperatures drop"

(9). Mississippi Hospital Association, 02/09/2005

"Remind patients to bundle up to keep blood pressure down"

(10). The Women's Day Magazine, 04/22/2005

 Hot new health tips by Catherine Houck

(11). Hcpro.com, 01/2005

  "Remind patients to bundle up to keep blood pressure down"

(12). News, sanangelostandardtimes.com, 02/03/2005

  "Chilly mice offer blood pressure insight"

(13). The Detroit News, 02/07/2005

 "Blood pressure rises when temps fall"

(14). applesforhealth.com, 02/04/2005

 "Cold can up heart attack"

      (15). News, wkyc.com, 01/17/2005

 "Study: Cold weather may spike blood pressure causing heart attack"

      (16). Medscape, 02/20/2005

 "Angiotensin receptor implicated in development of cold-induced elevation of blood   

  pressure"

      (17). Arizona Daily Star, 02/05/2005

             "Blood pressure risks, cold weather linked"             

 

2. TV and radio stations using the 2005 news release (16 interviews)

 

WTVJ-TV  NBC  MIAMI-FT. LAUDERDALE, FL

JAN 19 2005 5:00AM

WTSP-TV  CBS  TAMPA-ST. PETERSBURG-SARASOTA, FL

JAN 24 2005 12:00PM

WTVT-TV  FOX  TAMPA-ST. PETERSBURG-SARASOTA, FL

JAN 23 2005 10:00PM

WFLA-TV  NBC  TAMPA-ST. PETERSBURG-SARASOTA, FL

JAN 18 2005 5:00PM

WCTV-TV  CBS  TALLAHASSEE-THOMASVILLE, FL

JAN 23 2005 11:00PM

WINK-TV  CBS  FT. MYERS-NAPLES, FL

JAN 21 2005 5:00AM

WFLD-TV  FOX CHICAGO, IL

JAN 24 2005 9:00PM

KGO-TV  ABC  SAN FRANCISCO-OAKLAND-SAN JOSE, CA

JAN 20 2005 6:00AM

KPRC-TV  NBC  HOUSTON, TX

JAN 19 2005 6:30AM

KPRC-TV  NBC  HOUSTON, TX

JAN 19 2005 5:30AM

WOAI-TV  NBC  SAN ANTONIO, TX

JAN 21 2005 5:00AM

WLKY-TV  CBS  LOUISVILLE, KY

JAN 24 2005 5:00AM

WLKY-TV  CBS  LOUISVILLE, KY

JAN 24 2005 6:00AM

KHSL-TV  CBS  CHICO-REDDING, CA

JAN 24 2005 6:00AM

WSPA-TV  CBS  GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG,SC-ASHEVILLE,NC-ANDERSON,SC

JAN 25 2005 12:00PM

WOWK-TV  CHARLESTON-HUNTINGTON, WV

JAN 24 2005 6:00AM

WBRC-TV  FOX  BIRMINGHAM-ANNISTON-TUSCALOOSA, AL

JAN 25 2005 5:00AM

KPSP-TV CBS  PALM SPRINGS, CA

JAN 24 2005 5:00PM

WCYB-TV  NBC  TRI-CITIES, TN-VA

JAN 19 2005 12:00PM

WAKA-TV  CBS  MONTGOMERY-SELMA, AL

JAN 24 2005 6:00PM

KOLR-TV  CBS  SPRINGFIELD, MO

JAN 23 2005 10:00PM

WRDW-TV  CBS  AUGUSTA, GA

JAN 23 2005 11:00PM

WTVY-TV  CBS  DOTHAN, AL

JAN 23 2005 10:00PM

WIAT-TV  CBS BIRMINGHAM-ANNISTON-TUSCALOOSA, AL

JAN 23 2005 10:00PM

WKBW-TV  ABC  BUFFALO, NY

JAN 20 2005 5:30PM

KTSM-TV  NBC  EL PASO, TX

JAN 19 2005 5:30AM

KOAA-TV  NBC  COLORADO SPRINGS-PUEBLO, CO

JAN 19 2005 5:00AM

WTMJ-TV  NBC  MILWAUKEE, WI

JAN 19 2005 11:00AM

WTHR-TV  NBC  INDIANAPOLIS, IN

JAN 19 2005 12:00PM

WWBT-TV  NBC  RICHMOND-PETERSBURG, VA

JAN 19 2005 6:00AM

WXII-TV  NBC  GREENSBORO-HIGH POINT-WINSTON SALEM, NC

JAN 18 2005 11:00PM

Station Name: WXII-TV  NBC  GREENSBORO-HIGH POINT-WINSTON SALEM, NC

JAN 19 2005 5:00AM

WXII-TV  NBC  GREENSBORO-HIGH POINT-WINSTON SALEM, NC

JAN 19 2005 6:00AM

TV-20 WCJB Gainesville, Lake City, Occala, FL

February, 20, 2005 6:00 pm

 

National Public Radio (NPR)

Alaska Public Radio

AM 850

 

3. The public media using the 2005 news release (FNS NewsClips online news clip report)

 

 

Blood pressure rises when temps fall

Source:

Detroit News (MI) circ: 719,885

 

Indexed At:

2/7/05 2:03 AM (205162986)

Keywords:

University of Florida, University of Florida (not obituaries, not sports))

Byline:

Lee Bowman

 

Abstract:

... assistant professor of physiology and medicine at the University of Florida who has been studying the genetic machinery that makes blood vessels contract. Although there's some ...

Chilly mice offer blood pressure insight

Source:

KSHB-TV NBC 41 Kansas City (MO)

 

Indexed At:

2/6/05 12:24 AM (204942818)

Keywords:

University of Florida, University of Florida (not obituaries, not sports))

Byline:

LEE BOWMAN

 

Abstract:

... assistant professor of physiology and medicine at the University of Florida who has been studying the genetic machinery that makes blood vessels contract. Although there's some ...

Chilly mice offer blood pressure insight

Source:

San Angelo Standard-Times (TX) circ: 30,300

 

Indexed At:

2/6/05 12:08 AM (204938070)

Keywords:

University of Florida, University of Florida (not obituaries, not sports))

Byline:

LEE BOWMAN

 

Abstract:

... assistant professor of physiology and medicine at the University of Florida who has been studying the genetic machinery that makes blood vessels contract. Although there's some ...

Chilly mice offer blood pressure insight

Source:

Ventura County Star (CA) circ: 98,596

 

Indexed At:

2/5/05 2:31 PM (204867615)

Keywords:

University of Florida, University of Florida (not obituaries, not sports))

Byline:

LEE BOWMAN

 

Abstract:

... assistant professor of physiology and medicine at the University of Florida who has been studying the genetic machinery that makes blood vessels contract. Although there's some ...

Chilly mice offer blood pressure insight

Source:

Wichita Falls Times Record News (TX) circ: 36,154

 

Indexed At:

2/5/05 10:12 AM (204852028)

Keywords:

University of Florida, University of Florida (not obituaries, not sports))

Byline:

LEE BOWMAN

 

Abstract:

... assistant professor of physiology and medicine at the University of Florida who has been studying the genetic machinery that makes blood vessels contract. Although there's some ...

Chilly mice offer blood pressure insight

Source:

Commerical Appeal (formerly Gomemphis.com) (NAT)

 

Indexed At:

2/5/05 9:50 AM (204851101)

Keywords:

University of Florida, University of Florida (not obituaries, not sports))

Byline:

LEE BOWMAN

 

Abstract:

... assistant professor of physiology and medicine at the University of Florida who has been studying the genetic machinery that makes blood vessels contract. Although there's some ...

Chilly mice offer blood pressure insight

Source:

Redding Record Searchlight (CA) circ: 34,125

 

Indexed At:

2/5/05 5:14 AM (204815704)

Keywords:

University of Florida, University of Florida (not obituaries, not sports))

Byline:

LEE BOWMAN

 

Abstract:

... assistant professor of physiology and medicine at the University of Florida who has been studying the genetic machinery that makes blood vessels contract. Although there's some ...

Body's reaction to cold can pose blood pressure hazard

Source:

Seattle Post-Intelligencer (WA) circ: 474,748

 

Indexed At:

2/5/05 4:56 AM (204813201)

Keywords:

University of Florida, University of Florida (not obituaries, not sports))

Byline:

LEE BOWMAN

 

Abstract:

... assistant professor of physiology and medicine at the University of Florida who has been studying the genetic machinery that makes blood vessels contract. Although there's some ...

Blood-pressure risks, cold weather linked

Source:

Tucson Arizona Daily Star (AZ) circ: 178,113

 

Indexed At:

2/5/05 2:54 AM (204803087)

Keywords:

University of Florida, University of Florida (not obituaries, not sports))

Abstract:

... assistant professor of physiology and medicine at the University of Florida who has been studying the genetic machinery that makes blood vessels contract. Â Although there's ...

Cold Can Up Heart Attack Risk

Source:

Apples for Health (NAT)

 

Indexed At:

2/4/05 7:24 PM (204738943)

Keywords:

University of Florida, University of Florida (not obituaries, not sports))

Abstract:

... stroke, according to Dr. Zhongjie Sun of theUniversity of Florida at Gainesville. "Everyone should bear in mind that cold temperature is a risk factor (for ...

Chilly mice offer blood pressure insight

Source:

Knoxville News-Sentinel (TN) circ: 155,271

 

Indexed At:

2/4/05 6:35 PM (204724897)

Keywords:

University of Florida, University of Florida (not obituaries, not sports))

Byline:

LEE BOWMAN

 

Abstract:

... assistant professor of physiology and medicine at the University of Florida who has been studying the genetic machinery that makes blood vessels contract. Although there's some ...

Chilly Mice Offer Blood Pressure Insight

Source:

Black Enterprise Magazine (NAT)

 

Indexed At:

2/4/05 6:05 PM (204717785)

Keywords:

University of Florida

Abstract:

... assistant professor of physiology and medicine at the University of Florida who has been studying the genetic machinery that makes blood vessels contract. Although there's some ...

 

 

Chilly mice offer blood pressure insight

Source:

Memphis Commercial Appeal (TN) circ: 239,709

 

Indexed At:

2/4/05 3:47 PM (204688473)

Keywords:

University of Florida, University of Florida (not obituaries, not sports))

Byline:

LEE BOWMAN

 

Abstract:

... assistant professor of physiology and medicine at the University of Florida who has been studying the genetic machinery that makes blood vessels contract. Although there's some ...

Chilly mice offer blood pressure insight

Source:

Corpus Christi Caller-Times (TX) circ: 66,261

 

Indexed At:

2/4/05 3:31 PM (204682392)

Keywords:

University of Florida, University of Florida (not obituaries, not sports))

Byline:

LEE BOWMAN

 

Abstract:

... assistant professor of physiology and medicine at the University of Florida who has been studying the genetic machinery that makes blood vessels contract. Although there's some ...

Chilly mice offer blood pressure insight

Source:

Abilene Reporter-News (TX) circ: 38,740

 

Indexed At:

2/4/05 3:09 PM (204675777)

Keywords:

University of Florida, University of Florida (not obituaries, not sports))

Byline:

LEE BOWMAN

 

Abstract:

... assistant professor of physiology and medicine at the University of Florida who has been studying the genetic machinery that makes blood vessels contract. Although there's some ...

Chilly mice offer blood pressure insight

Source:

TCPalm.com (FL)

 

Indexed At:

2/4/05 2:37 PM (204667694)

Keywords:

University of Florida, University of Florida (not obituaries, not sports))

Byline:

LEE BOWMAN

 

Abstract:

... assistant professor of physiology and medicine at the University of Florida who has been studying the genetic machinery that makes blood vessels contract. Although there's some ...

Chilly mice offer blood pressure insight

Source:

Scripps Howard News Service (NAT)

 

Indexed At:

2/4/05 2:20 PM (204664603)

Keywords:

University of Florida, University of Florida (not obituaries, not sports))

Byline:

LEE BOWMAN

 

Abstract:

... assistant professor of physiology and medicine at the University of Florida who has been studying the genetic machinery that makes blood vessels contract. Although there's some ...

 

 

 

 

III. Citations of the 2006 UF News Release Based on Our Recent Research Findings Using RNAi Approach for the Treatment of Hypertension and Kidney Damage (04/05/2006)

 

1.  A partial list of newspapers and health-related websites using the 2006 news release.

 

(1).       Science Daily, 04/11/2006

"Researchers explore new technique to treat high blood pressure, kidney damage"

 

(2).       The Washington Times, 04/06/2006

            "New technique avoids kidney damage"

 

(3).       Medical News Today, 04/10/2006

"Researchers explore new technique to treat high blood pressure, kidney damage"

 

(4).       Innovations report (Simens), 04/07/2006

"Researchers explore new technique to treat high blood pressure, kidney damage"

 

(5).       WebIndia123.com, 04/06/2006 (Washington)

"Gene therapy can battle blood pressure problems"

 

(6).       University of Florida Health Science Center News, 04/05/2006

"Researchers explore new technique to treat high blood pressure, kidney damage"

 

(7).       EurekAlert!, 04/05/2006

"Researchers explore new technique to treat high blood pressure, kidney damage"

 

(8).       myDNA.com, 04/10/2006

"Gene treats HBP and Kidneys"

 

(9).       Other News, 04/06/2006

"New technique avoids kidney damage"

 

(10).     eMaxHealth, 04/06/2006

"Researchers explore new technique to treat high blood pressure"

 

(11).     News, 04/06/2006

"Researchers explore new technique to treat high blood pressure, kidney damage"

 

(12).     NewKerala.com, 04/06/2006

"Gene therapy can battle blood pressure problems"

 

(13).     The Agonist, 04/06/2006

"Researchers explore new technique to treat high blood pressure, kidney damage"

 

(14).     red Orbit, 04/06/2006

"Researchers explore new technique to treat high blood pressure, kidney damage"

 

(15).     ClariNet, 04/06/2006

            "New technique avoids kidney damage"

 

(16).     Best Syndication, 04/06/2006

"High blood pressure and renal disease - possible new approach to treating hypertension and avoiding kidney damage"

 

(17).     newKerala.com, 04/06/2006

            "Gene therapy can battle blood pressure problems"

 

(18).     Pharmaceutical Business Review, 04/06/2006

"Researchers explore new blood pressure treatment technique"

 

(19).     Medical Research News, 04/11/2006

"Scientists use corrective gene to block a protein in the kidneys that triggers high blood pressure"

 

 

2. TV and Radio Stations using the 2006 news release

 

WCJB-TV NBC Gainesville, FL

April 6 2006 7:00AM

 

WXII-TV  NBC  GREENSBORO-HIGH POINT-WINSTON SALEM, NC

April 9 2006 6:00PM

 

WINK-TV CBS  FT. MYERS-NAPLES, FL

APR 6 2006  5:00PM