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Study on Arthritis Trends Turns Up Some Unexpected Results

By | April 17, 2018

To get a closer look at U.S. trends of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and other types of arthritis, a study examined data from 43,706 participants, turning up some unexpected findings.

FAU Creating Culture of Undergraduate Research

By | April 16, 2018

More than 250 undergraduate students recently participated in Florida Atlantic University's eighth annual Undergraduate Research Symposium at FAU's Student Union.

Visionary Edwin Link Inducted Into Inventors Hall of Fame

By | April 12, 2018

The late Edwin A. Link, a driving force behind bringing FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute to Fort Pierce, is being inducted into the 2018 class of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame.

FAU Stroke Discovery Will Be Developed by CHS Pharma, Inc.

By | April 11, 2018

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.

Study of Everyday Language Reveals How People Mature

By | April 9, 2018

By examining 44,000 brief samples of text collected over 25 years, a study of ego level and language may provide new insights into the state of moral, social and cognitive development.

Like Human Societies, Whales Value Culture and Family Ties

By | April 5, 2018

In a groundbreaking genetic kinship study, an international team is the first to reveal that just like human societies, beluga whales appear to value culture and their ancestral roots as well as family ties.

Research Provides Hope for Parkinson's Disease Treatment

By | April 4, 2018

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.

FAU Named Lewy Body Dementia 'Research Center of Excellence'

By | April 4, 2018

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.

Could a Cup of Joe a Day Keep the Doctor and Death Away?

By | April 3, 2018

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?

Study Shows Vulnerable Inmates More Fearful of Prison Rape

By | March 28, 2018

Using data from 400 male inmates in 23 maximum-security prisons, a new study examines factors related to fear of rape in prison and the likelihood of inmates seeking mental health treatment while incarcerated.