NEWS ARCHIVE


Opioid Use Disorder? Electronic Health Records Help Pinpoint Patients

By | October 21, 2020

A retrospective cross-sectional study by FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers and collaborators, shows that information in electronic health records may help identify patients with opioid use disorder.

FAU Researchers Receive $1.3 Million NIH Grant for Stem Cell Research

By | October 14, 2020

FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers will analyze stem cell activation with a focus on age-related and degenerative diseases to provide a basis for the development of regenerative therapies.

Assaults on Science Causing Alarming and Avoidable Deaths in the U.S.

By | October 12, 2020

In a commentary, FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers say "pandemic politics" is causing assaults on science, the FDA, the CDC as well as the health of the U.S. public.

Trick-or-treat for Halloween? Here's What You Need to Know

By | October 8, 2020

Terry Adirim, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine, answers some of the most frequently asked questions and offers tips regarding COVID-19 and "trick-or-treating" during the pandemic.

FAU Moves Up in 'U.S. News & World Report's' List of Top Universities

By | September 14, 2020

Florida Atlantic University moved up in the U.S. News & World Report list of "Top Public Schools," to No. 136 in this year's ranking of the nation's best universities. FAU ranked No. 140 in 2020.

High-risk Patients for Colorectal Cancer Lack Colonoscopy Knowledge

By | September 14, 2020

An FAU Schmidt College of Medicine study shows a lack of knowledge of patients with biopsy proven advanced colorectal polyps about their need for repeat colonoscopy and the proper surveillance interval.

FAU Awarded $2.4 Million NSF Grant to Train Data Scientists

By | September 10, 2020

Researchers from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team at FAU will train graduate students in data science technologies and applications.

Mindfulness with Paced Breathing and Lowering Blood Pressure

By | September 9, 2020

Increased stress may adversely affect health and well-being. FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers and collaborators explore the possibility that mindfulness with paced breathing reduces blood pressure.

Guilt by Dissociation: Study Sheds Light on Serotonin in Autism

By | September 2, 2020

A study by a leading FAU neuroscientist and collaborators on serotonin, a mood-regulating molecule in the brain that regulates many brain synapses, is helping to unravel a neurotransmitter puzzle.

COVID-19: How South Korea Prevailed While the U.S. Failed

By | August 20, 2020

In a commentary in "The American Journal of Medicine," researchers demonstrate the stark differences in public health strategies from two democratic republics: South Korea and the United States.