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Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing Rises to No. 72 in U.S. News & World Report National Ranking of Best Graduate Nursing Programs


The Graduate Nursing program at the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing at Florida Atlantic University was recently ranked No. 72 by the U.S. News & World Report 2016 Best Graduate Schools Guidebook. The College has quickly risen from its previous...
30-Mar-2015 9:00 AM EDT

100 Percent Residency Match for FAU's Inaugural Class of Medical Students


The soon-to-be graduates of Florida Atlantic University's inaugural medical class recently participated in a “rite of passage” at the institution’s first “Match Day” to learn where they will train as residents. Results from Match Day...
26-Mar-2015 9:00 AM EDT

FAU to Establish Office to Serve as Hub for Interdisciplinary Addictions Treatment Research


Florida Atlantic University’s School of Social Work within the College for Design and Social Inquiry will establish an Office of Substance Abuse, Mental Health and Recovery Research. The Office will serve as an important hub of South Florida’s...
24-Mar-2015 9:00 AM EDT

New FAU Real Estate Index Examines Whether it’s Better to Buy or Rent a Home

A new index launched by professors at Florida Atlantic University and Florida International University attempts to answer one of the toughest questions American consumers face: Is it better to rent or buy a home in today’s housing market?
10-Mar-2015 8:00 AM EDT

FAU, Scripps Florida, Max Planck Announce Plans for Groundbreaking Research and Education Collaboration


One of Florida’s leading public research universities and two of the world’s premier research institutions will create one-of-a-kind education programs that will attract the best and brightest students to Palm Beach County, and transform Florida...
3-Mar-2015 8:00 AM EST

New Device Will Change How Florida Monitors Sea Level Rise, Water Quality, Hurricanes and More


Small wireless computing devices, ranging from the size of a matchbox to the size of a dime are going to change the way Florida monitors its water quality, sea level rise, hurricanes, agriculture, aquaculture, and even its aging senior population.
18-Feb-2015 9:10 AM EST

Study Demonstrates Potentially Faster and More Accurate Mode of Cancer Treatment with New Laser Technology


Surgeons rely on 200-year-old technology when removing cancer--sight and touch--to determine how much to remove and what to leave alone. Laser technology pioneered at Florida Atlantic University has the promise to help a surgeon better determine if...
12-Feb-2015 8:00 AM EST

FAU’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Co-Chairs New Report on ‘Ocean Science Over the Next Decade’


Shirley Pomponi, Ph.D. is co-chair of a new report from the National Research Council that identifies ocean science research priorities over the next decade. “Sea Change 2015-2025 - Decadal Survey of Ocean Sciences” identifies eight strategic...
28-Jan-2015 8:00 AM EST

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Professors Provide Most Updated Information on Aspirin in the Prevention of a First Heart Attack


Professors from Florida Atlantic University and the University of Arizona have published an article emphasizing that the evidence in treatment indicates that all patients having a heart attack or who have survived a prior event should be given...
2-Sep-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Facts and Myths About Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements


Clinicians and patients have become concerned about the possible, but unproven links between calcium supplements and heart attacks. Professors at Florida Atlantic University provide reassurance, supporting the benefits of these important...
25-Aug-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Professor Endorses Recent FDA Statements on Use of Aspirin to Prevent a First Heart Attack


Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.P.H., the first to discover that aspirin prevents a first heart attack and is of lifesaving benefit when given during a heart attack or among long-term survivors, was invited by the editor of Nature Reviews: Cardiology...
2-Jul-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Professor Publishes Need for Wider Utilization of Statins in Prevention and Treatment of Heart Attacks and Strokes


Researchers have published the benefits of statins in the prevention of heart attacks and strokes in subjects previously thought at too low a risk to be treated. They present new clinical and public health challenges with respect to the use of...
26-Aug-2013 9:00 AM EDT

FAU Experts for the 2013 Hurricane Season

14-Jun-2013 6:00 PM EDT

FAU Experts on the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

With the one-year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill approaching, Florida Atlantic University faculty members are available to discuss the state of the Gulf and the effects of the oil spill.
11-Apr-2011 4:00 PM EDT

FAU Experts on Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico

Florida Atlantic University faculty members are available to discuss the state of the Gulf and the effects of the oil spill in regards to biology, ecology, its marine organisms, as well as in the areas of the geosciences, and civil, environmental...
20-May-2010 8:00 AM EDT

Researcher Explains Why Statins Cause Low Rates of Muscle Symptoms


In an editorial published in the American Journal of Medicine, Dr. Charles H. Hennekens describes why statins cause low rates of muscle symptoms and explains the role of patient perception and consumer advertising in public opinion of statins.
8-Jan-2009 8:00 AM EST

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