One of the country's leading neuroscientists has developed eight myths and truths about Alzheimer's disease to shed light on this form of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior.
If the "eyes are the window to the soul," then new studies suggest that they may also be a window into diagnosing and treating attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and other dopamine-linked disorders.
Red, blue, and now white, brought new meaning for FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine as five members of its graduating class proudly represented three branches of the U.S. military during graduation.
Researchers from FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine have developed a novel approach to treat ischemic stroke and have joined forces with CHS Pharma, Inc., a South Florida-based biotechnology company.
The Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA) named FAU as a LBDA Research Center of Excellence, a nationwide collaboration of 24 pre-eminent academic medical research centers.
Looking at dopamine neurons in a tiny worm's brain, scientists have identified a novel pathway that sustains the health of these cells. These findings may lead to developing Parkinson's disease medications.
What is it about the link between drinking coffee and longevity? Is it the 200 plus organic compounds in the coffee bean itself or its proven benefits of reducing inflammation? Or could it be something else?
The soon-to-be graduates in FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine participated in a "rite of passage" to find out where they will be spending the next several years of medical training as residents.
A new study is the first to measure the link between an employee's number of paid sick leave days and the use of vital preventive health care services like getting a flu shot.
To address embarrassing, inconvenient and costly male fertility testing, FAU researchers are developing a home-based kit that provides a complete semen evaluation using microfluidics, an app and a smartphone.