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Migraine Headaches? Consider Aspirin for Treatment and Prevention

By | December 3, 2019

A review from researchers in FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine supports the use of high dose aspirin to treat acute migraine as well as low dose daily aspirin to prevent recurrent attacks.

FAU Awarded $1.68 Million from Florida Division of Emergency Management

By | November 25, 2019

FAU’s College of Engineering and Computer Science and Florida Division of Emergency Management project will create a framework for flood risk management.

Groundbreaking Marks 20th Anniversary of John D. MacArthur Campus

By | November 21, 2019

FAU faculty, staff and students came together with local officials and community partners today to celebrate the 20th anniversary of FAU's John D. MacArthur Campus at Jupiter with a ceremonial groundbreaking.

Scientists First to Develop Rapid Cell Division in Marine Sponges

By | November 21, 2019

FAU Harbor Branch scientists and collaborators have developed a breakthrough in marine invertebrate (sponge) cell culture that impacts marine biotechnology, early animal evolution and climate change.

Regular Use of Pain, Sleep Prescriptions Linked to High Frailty Risk

By | November 14, 2019

A novel study by FAU and the Oregon Research Institute is the first to show that regular use of prescription drugs for pain and sleep increases frailty risk in older adults by 95 percent.

Study Reveals How 98 Percent of Plastics at Sea Go Missing Each Year

By | November 7, 2019

A study helps to solve the mystery of missing plastic fragments at sea by using simulated sunlight to explore removal mechanisms, microbial impacts and lifetimes of select microplastics on the ocean surface.

Trump Unpopular with Hispanics in Florida in New FAU Poll

By | November 6, 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump's approval ratings are underwater among Hispanics in Florida, according to a statewide survey of voters conducted by FAU BEPI.

Paid Sick Leave, Flextime Benefits Result in More Retirement Savings

By | November 5, 2019

A study by FAU and Cleveland State is the first to explore the relationships between workplace employment benefits such as paid sick leave, flextime, and vacation days and retirement savings.

Machine-learning Algorithms Track Tremors in Parkinson's Patients

By | October 30, 2019

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers developed algorithms that, combined with wearable sensors, can continuously monitor the severity of tremors in patients with Parkinson's disease.

Teens with Autism Can Master Living Skills When Parents Use iPads

By | October 29, 2019

A study finds that video prompting using an iPad produces immediate and lasting effects for teens with autism and that parents can be powerful delivery agents to increase independence in their children.