A new study reinforces long-held suspicions that the brain chemical serotonin, a molecule usually associated with mood, appetite and libido, makes a direct contribution to the actions of cocaine.
Physicians in general have burnout rates that are twice the rate of working adults. Obstetricians and gynecologists in particular experience professional burnout rates between 40 to 75 percent.
A $1 million grant from The Harry T. Mangurian, Jr. Foundation will establish the Comprehensive Center for Brain Health in FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine for a unique dementia prevention program.
Rain or shine has new meaning thanks to an innovative and simple tactic developed by researchers that will really change how people think about watering their lawns. The tactic? A straightforward road sign.
Researchers caution that randomized trials are needed to discern whether treatment with the essential oil copaiba is effective or that it turns out to be "yet another beautiful hypothesis slain by ugly facts."
With the drastic increase in unusual dolphin strandings and deaths along the southeastern coast of the U.S. and elsewhere, finding specific antibodies to test and monitor their immune health is critical.
An archaeologist from FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute is among a team of scientists who made a groundbreaking discovery in coastal Peru - home to one of the earliest pyramids in South America.
Female faculty members hoping to advance to the highest ranks of academia face significant barriers due to male-dominated environments at colleges and universities, according to a new study.
A researcher in FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing has developed the first tool to accurately measure communication in couples affected by dementia.
FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing has received a grant to test a novel mechanism for early detection and treatment of Alzheimer's disease in the home setting in underserved communities.