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.
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.
"Signing Day" brought new meaning for four of the nation's brightest teens as they were officially accepted into an innovative medical school pipeline program through the "FAU High School M.D. Direct" program.
FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine has received initial accreditation for a University-sponsored residency program in psychiatry, in collaboration with its member teaching hospitals.
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.
It's official. The 61 members of the class of 2017 of FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine are now the nation's newest physicians.
For decades, American waistlines have been expanding and there is increasing cause for alarm. Researchers make the case that metabolic syndrome is the new silent killer and that the "love handle" can be fatal.