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Newswise: Leading Neuroscientist Responds to 
Common Myths About Alzheimer’s Disease

Article ID: 695474

Leading Neuroscientist Responds to Common Myths About Alzheimer’s Disease

Florida Atlantic University

Approximately 47 million people worldwide are living with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other dementias. One of the most prominent neuroscientists in the country has developed eight myths and truths about AD to shed light on this form of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior.

Released:
4-Jun-2018 9:00 AM EDT
Newswise: Physician Heal Thyself: Simple Coping Strategies for Pervasive Physician Burnout

Article ID: 676963

Physician Heal Thyself: Simple Coping Strategies for Pervasive Physician Burnout

Florida Atlantic University

The proverb, “physician heal thyself,” is probably more relevant today than it was in biblical times with the fast pace of life, the impact of multitasking and the unending bombardment of information, which have made emotional exhaustion almost certain. And this is especially true for obstetricians and gynecologists who experience professional burnout rates between 40 to 75 percent.

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26-Jun-2017 9:00 AM EDT
Newswise: Expanding Waistlines and Metabolic Syndrome: Researchers Warn of New ‘Silent Killer’

Article ID: 672543

Expanding Waistlines and Metabolic Syndrome: Researchers Warn of New ‘Silent Killer’

Florida Atlantic University

For decades, American waistlines have been expanding and there is increasing cause for alarm. Researchers make the case that metabolic syndrome is the new “silent killer,” analogous to hypertension in the 1970s. As it turns out, the “love handle” can be fatal.

Released:
6-Apr-2017 9:00 AM EDT
Newswise: FAU’s Brain Institute Commemorates ‘Brain Awareness Week’

Article ID: 671040

FAU’s Brain Institute Commemorates ‘Brain Awareness Week’

Florida Atlantic University

From human behavior such as mother/infant bonding, addiction and communication disorders to devastating brain diseases like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease, neuroscientists and other researchers from FAU’s Brain Institute are at the forefront of innovative research that will generate knowledge to benefit society.

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13-Mar-2017 9:00 AM EDT

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