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Hispanics' Consumer Confidence Remains Steady in Third Quarter

By | October 21, 2021

Consumer confidence among U.S. Hispanics remained mostly stable in the third quarter, despite the supply-chain crisis, increased labor movement activities, and other economic turmoil.

Older African Americans More Physically Active in Green Neighborhoods

By | October 19, 2021

FAU researchers are the first to conduct a nationally representative study of neighborhood open spaces and neighborhood-based walking in older adults in the United States.

Even Colleges with 100 Percent Vaccine Rates Need COVID-19 Testing

By | October 18, 2021

An analytical study examined levels of vaccine efficacy and mitigation strategies including testing and quarantine in 5,000 fully-vaccinated simulated undergraduate students.

FAU Receives U.S. DOE Exploratory Grant for Novel Radar Prototype

By | October 14, 2021

Researchers are developing a novel, ground-penetrating radar prototype mounted on a small, unoccupied aircraft system to detect areas of increased greenhouse gases emissions in Florida's Everglades.

Eliminate COVID-19? It's Possible Based on New Mathematical Models

By | October 13, 2021

Using a novel mathematical framework, a first-of-its-kind FAU study reveals the effects of social distancing on infectious diseases such as COVID-19 and the role of the economy.

Molecular Study Finds IRL Green Sea Turtles Biologically Stressed

By | October 12, 2021

FAU researchers have found that green sea turtles in the heavily polluted Indian River Lagoon have compromised immune function, which makes them more vulnerable to tumors.

Sleep Research Earns FAU Scientist 'Alzheimer's Association' Award

By | October 6, 2021

Carmen Varela, Ph.D., is developing non-invasive methods to monitor sleep quality and brain health aimed at advancing new approaches to prevent Alzheimer's disease.

FAU Study: COVID-19 Especially Harmful in at-Risk Communities

By | October 5, 2021

Florida communities struggling with health and social challenges before the COVID-19 pandemic bear disproportionate risk of infection and death, according to a new study.

Breastfeeding Status and Duration Impact Postpartum Depression Risk

By | September 30, 2021

A nursing study is the first to examine current breastfeeding status in association with postpartum depression risk in a dataset of 29,685 American women, revealing the significant benefits of breastfeeding.

EMS Ketamine Use on Patients on Cocaine Raises Intubation 5.75-fold

By | September 29, 2021

FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers explored the sedative used by EMS for 'excited delirium,' a form of aggressive behavior, and the effects of illicit substances on ensuing hospital intubations.