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Machine-learning Algorithms Track Tremors in Parkinson's Patients

By | October 30, 2019

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers developed algorithms that, combined with wearable sensors, can continuously monitor the severity of tremors in patients with Parkinson's disease.

Society is Rejecting Facts; Medical Researchers Can Help

By | October 16, 2019

FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers say that medical researchers must help the public understand the rigorous process of science to discern anecdotes and fake news from peer-reviewed scientific results.

Chair Yoga More Effective than Music in Adults with Advanced Dementia

By | October 2, 2019

FAU researchers are the first to look at the effects of chair yoga on older adults with advanced dementia and compare them with music therapy and chair-based exercise.

Scientist Lands $1.7 Million NIH Grant for Tissue Engineering Approach

By | August 27, 2019

A leading scientist in FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine has received a grant for a research project that offers hope for eye disease and regenerative medicine using a novel tissue engineering approach.

FAU's Newest Medical Students Receive First Doctor's White Coat

By | August 9, 2019

FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine welcomed the incoming class of 2023 during its ninth White Coat Ceremony, which took place in the Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium.

Parents' Mental Illness and Suicide Risk in Adults with Tinnitus

By | July 31, 2019

A study is the first to examine childhood parental mental illness and the link to suicide and self-harm in adults with tinnitus, noise or ringing in the ears, and hyperacusis, extreme sensitivity to noise.

FAU Medicine, Florida Blue Team Up to Offer Free Wellness Programs

By | July 25, 2019

FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine and Florida Blue have teamed up to offer free community wellness programs and activities as part of an initiative - the "FAU Medicine Wellness Hub" in Boca Raton.

Accidental Infant Deaths in Bed Tripled from 1999 to 2016 in the U.S.

By | July 24, 2019

A study by FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine shows that infant deaths from accidental suffocation and strangulation in bed tripled between 1999 and 2016 in the U.S. with increases in racial inequalities.

Neuroscientists Find Novel Role for 'Skin Plumping' Molecule

By | July 11, 2019

Neuroscientists have discovered a novel mechanism and role in the brain for hyaluronic acid -- a clear, gooey substance popularized by cosmetic and skin care products.

FAU Receives NIH Grant to Develop Rapid, Reliable, Low-cost HIV Test

By | June 20, 2019

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science, and Schmidt College of Medicine researchers received a $377,971 National Institutes of Health grant to develop a disposable microchip for HIV testing.