Florida Atlantic University's Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute will celebrate its efforts to advance brain science and health with events throughout the month of March throughout Palm Beach County.
An emerging health hazard is the unprecedented consumption of ultra-processed foods in the standard American diet, which may be the new "silent" killer, as was unrecognized high blood pressure in prior decades.
Sandalwood oil has been used for centuries. Now, a study is the first to demonstrate in vivo the chemo-preventive properties of a by-product of the oil in mice without weight loss or noticeable side effects.
Schmidt College of Medicine researchers examined current methods of estimating weight in the emergency department and their accuracy. Inaccurate estimates could lead to inaccurate drug doses and patient harm.
FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers explored overall trends in cigarette smoking in a large sample of U.S. adolescents by gender and ethnicity (grades nine to 12) from 1991 to 2021.
FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers found similar rates of mental illness in the U.S., Australia and the U.K., yet significantly higher gun violence deaths in the U.S.
Five FAU Ph.D. students have been selected to receive the "Computational Brain Science and Health Graduate Fellowships," through a generous gift of $1 million from the Palm Health Foundation in 2022.
FAU researchers explored the rates of primary care physician follow-up by older adults with a fall-related head injury resulting in an emergency department visit, risk assessment and preventive strategies.
In a commentary published in the American Journal of Medicine, researchers from FAU and collaborators provide the most updated guidance to health care providers.
FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine has received a grant from the Carl Angus DeSantis Foundation, which will transform the care of neurodegenerative diseases.