Running Throughout Middle Age Keeps 'Old' Adult-born Neurons 'Wired'
A new study provides novel insight into the benefits of exercise, which should motivate adults to keep moving throughout their lifetime, especially during middle age.
FAU Experts for the 2023 Hurricane Season
Florida Atlantic University faculty experts are available to discuss various issues surrounding hurricane preparedness, evacuation and aftermath.
'Pathogen' Storm: Vibrio Bacteria, Sargassum and Plastic Marine Debris
As summer kicks off and efforts are underway to find solutions to repurpose Sargassum, could the interplay between this seaweed, Vibrio bacteria and plastic marine debris pose a triple threat to public health?
Most Nurses Attribute Well-Being Struggles to Staffing Shortages
A third annual survey by Cross Country Healthcare and FAU shows that one-third of nurses plan to leave the profession in the next two years. More than half claim there is insufficient staff to meet demand.
Climate Change Concern in Florida Linked With Recent Extreme Weather
A recent FAU survey shows an increasing number of Floridians agree that human actions are causing climate change, including a record number of Florida Republicans.
FAU and Insightec Partner to Treat Neurological Disorders
FAU and Insightec will collaborate to advance scientific knowledge about the use of focused ultrasound to treat brain diseases, including Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease.
Alarming Rates of Teen Suicide Continue to Increase in the U.S.
A study explored suicide rate trends among 13 to 14 year olds from 1999 to 2018. Findings show rates more than doubled from 2008 to 2018 and suggest key roles of social media, school stress and firearms.
FAU Gets $6 Million to Increase Mental Health Counselors in Schools
FAU College of Education researchers received a U.S. Department of Education grant to partner with five Florida school districts to increase the number of mental health service providers in high-need schools.
‘Antibiotic Culture’ Permeates Intensive Care Units in U.S. Hospitals
A study by a researcher from FAU's Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters examined how ICU physicians use antibiotic therapies and the factors that influence their decision-making.
Child Sex Trafficking Victim Experiences Differ Greatly by Gender
A study by a researcher in FAU's College of Social Work and Criminal Justice is the first to test for gender differences in risk factors and experiences of youth incarcerated for childhood prostitution.