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Could This Toothpaste Prevent a Heart Attack or Stroke?

By | February 24, 2020

A study by FAU and collaborators shows Plaque HD®, the first toothpaste that identifies plaque so that it can be removed with directed brushing, significantly reduces inflammation throughout the body.

Neighborhood Features and Genetic Risk Interact to Affect Cognition

By | February 19, 2020

A new FAU study is the first to examine how neighborhood environment affects cognition in older adults based on their genetic risk for Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

Researchers Challenge New Guidelines on Aspirin in Primary Prevention

By | February 17, 2020

New guidelines recommend aspirin use in primary prevention for people ages 40 to 70 years old who are at higher risk of a first cardiovascular event, but not for those over 70.

Oh My Aching Back: Do Yoga, Tai Chi or Qigong Help?

By | February 6, 2020

Researchers provide a comprehensive review of the effects of movement-based mind-body interventions on chronic low back pain.

Choosing Common Pain Relievers: It's Complicated

By | February 5, 2020

FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers examine benefits and risks of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs to provide guidance to health care providers and their patients in their clinical decision-making.

Study Shows New Way to Treat Stroke Using an Already FDA-Approved Drug

By | January 29, 2020

Researchers from FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine are the first to report on the neuroprotective properties of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor, an already FDA-approved drug.

Genetic Testing in Diverse Young Breast Cancer Patients over a Decade

By | January 28, 2020

Researchers examined racial and ethnic differences in genetic testing frequency and results among diverse breast cancer patients diagnosed at age 50 or younger from January 2007 to December 2017.

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 Launches Genomics and Predictive Health Certificate

By | November 21, 2019

The Schmidt College of Medicine program is one of only two in Florida's State University System to train future clinicians and scientists in this emerging field to understand and improve human health.

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.