Type of Exercise Halts Cognitive Decline in Obese People

It’s fast-paced, takes less time to do, and burns a lot of calories. High-intensity interval exercise is widely recognized as the most time-efficient and effective way to exercise. In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers from Florida Atlantic University have discovered another important health benefit of these short bursts of intense exercise with rest intervals. It could also be an effective strategy to prevent and combat cognitive dysfunction in obese individuals.... more

Laws to Curb Use of Cell Phones Save Lives of Motorcyclists

Laws to ban or curb drivers’ use of cell phones and other handheld devices have greatly reduced the rate of fatalities for motorcyclists, according to a new study by faculty at Florida Atlantic University and the University of Miami.... more

Real Estate Markets Peaking and Some are in a Pricing Bubble

U.S. metropolitan residential real estate markets are peaking and some cities are in another pricing bubble, according to the latest national index produced by Florida Atlantic University and Florida International University faculty.... more

 


Type of Exercise Halts Cognitive Decline in Obese People

FAU researchers have discovered what might be an effective strategy to prevent and combat cognitive dysfunction in obese individuals using an effective form of exercise - high-intensity interval exercise.

Laws to Curb Use of Cell Phones Save Lives of Motorcyclists

Laws to ban or curb drivers' use of cell phones and other handheld devices have greatly reduced the rate of fatalities for motorcyclists, according to a new study by faculty at FAU and the University of Miami.

Innovative Stroke Treatment Leads to Patent Applications

An innovative agent that has been used for decades to treat alcohol-use disorder is showing real promise for the treatment of stroke and has resulted in a U.S. patent application for a neuroscientist at FAU.

Real Estate Markets Peaking and Some are in a Pricing Bubble

U.S. metropolitan residential real estate markets are peaking and some cities are in another pricing bubble, according to the latest national index produced by FAU and FIU faculty.

FAU Partners with MDC for LINK Transfer Success Program

Florida Atlantic University and Miami Dade College (MDC) recently announced a new partnership to establish the LINK Transfer Success Program.

The 'Atlantic Awakens' for FAU Homecoming 2018

FAU will celebrate Homecoming 2018 "Atlantic Awakens" beginning Sunday, Nov. 4 through Saturday, Nov. 10, at its Boca Raton, Broward, and Jupiter campuses.

Osher LLI at FAU Jupiter Presents Walid Phares, Ph.D.

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at FAU in Jupiter will present a lecture by Walid Phares, Ph.D., U.S. President Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign foreign policy adviser, on Dec. 6 at 2:30 p.m.

Osher LLI at FAU Jupiter Presents Steve Clemons

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at FAU Jupiter Presents Steve Clemons, Editor-at-Large of 'The Atlantic'

'Walking Dead' Arrive at FAU Just in Time for Halloween

Just in time for Halloween, Florida Atlantic University's John D. MacArthur Campus Library is featuring 89 spooky Zombie films.

FAU Schmidt College of Medicine Honors Donors at Ceremony

FAU hosted a dedication ceremony and reception to celebrate a major milestone and to honor benefactors Barbara and Richard Schmidt and philanthropists Lisa and Michael Kaufman, and Dr. Charles H. Hennekens.

FAU to Serve on Specialized Agency of the United Nations

FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science is among a handful of academic institutions in the U.S. appointed to serve on the International Telecommunication Union of the United Nations.

FAU Launches MaryLynn Magar Fellowship at MPFI

FAU recently announced the launch of the MaryLynn Magar Fellowship at the Max Planck Academy at FAU's John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter.

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A New Treatment for Alzheimer's? It Starts With Lifestyle

"Because there seem to be multiple pathways to developing Alzheimer’s, there may also be multiple ways to slow or even thwart the progress of the illness, says James Galvin, a neurologist and founding director of the Comprehensive Center for Brain Health at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton."... more

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