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FAU Researchers Receive Grants to Combat Alzheimer’s Disease in Florida

Four researchers from FAU’s Schmidt College of Medicine and Charles E. Schmidt College of Science have received grants totaling $641,818 from the Ed and Ethel Moore Alzheimer’s Disease Research Program.
15-Apr-2021 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Practicing ‘Mindfulness’ in Summer Camp Benefits Campers and Counselors Alike

A project shows how implementing an evidence-based mindfulness program in a summer camp setting decreases emotional distress in school age children and empowers campers and counselors alike – enhancing camper-counselor relationships. Mindfulness...
12-Apr-2021 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Family Ties: Early Cardiac Events Pose Major and Different Risks in Close Relatives

A study investigating a consecutive series of 230 patients with premature onset of heart attacks, strokes, angina or peripheral artery disease and a comparison group shows that family history of early onset cardiac events is a major and independent...
12-Apr-2021 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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How Did 500 Species of a Fish Form in a Lake? Dramatically Different Body Clocks

Despite the dramatic difference between day and nightlife, how fish exploit different times of day has not been studied systematically. Scientists explored alterations in the circadian timing of activity and the duration of rest-wake cycles in Lake...
8-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

FAU Professor Receives Prestigious ‘Blaise Pascal Medal’ for Engineering

FAU's Elishakoff, Ph.D., has received the coveted “Blaise Pascal Medal” for engineering from the European Academy of Sciences. The Blaise Pascal Medal was established in 2003 to recognize outstanding and demonstrated personal contributions to...
29-Mar-2021 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Starting Smoking Cessation in Hospitalized Patients Would Reduce Many Premature Deaths

Each year in the U.S., about 30 million hospitalizations occur in individuals 18 and older. Of these, more than 7 million are current cigarette smokers whose average hospital stay is several days. Researchers say that starting smoking cessation...
25-Mar-2021 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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These Baby Great White Sharks Love to Hang Out Near New York

A study offers the first fine-scale analysis of vertical movement of baby white sharks in the New York Bight. Their 3D movements along with oceanographic features like sea surface temperature show they traverse variable oceanographic features across...
23-Mar-2021 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study Aims to (re)Define Latino Manhood and Masculinity

Researchers explored how 34 Latino undergraduate male students defined masculinity and manhood based on their own life experiences and looked at gender socialization, leadership and transfer experiences. Study results suggest including the...
22-Mar-2021 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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FAU Expert Answers Questions about COVID-19 Vaccines

FAU's Joanna Drowos, D.O., M.P.H., M.B.A., provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding COVID-19 vaccines.
31-Mar-2021 8:30 AM EDT

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Trick-or-treat for Halloween? Here’s What You Need to Know

Terry Adirim, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., in FAU’s Schmidt College of Medicine, provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions and offers helpful tips regarding COVID-19 and “trick-or-treating” during the pandemic.
8-Oct-2020 8:30 AM EDT

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Back to School?

Dr. Terry Adirim provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding COVID-19 and return to school for school-age children. Adirim is a physician executive with senior leadership and executive experience in academic medicine...
21-Jul-2020 8:30 AM EDT

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FAU Hurricane Evacuation Expert Available to Discuss Aftermath of Hurricane Michael

12-Oct-2018 4:30 PM EDT

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FAU Research Experts Available to Discuss Red Tide, Harmful Algal Blooms Affecting Florida’s Coastlines

3-Oct-2018 10:30 AM EDT

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FAU International Expert on Lewy Body Dementia Available to Discuss Recent Ted Turner Diagnosis

1-Oct-2018 5:05 PM EDT

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Leading Neuroscientist Responds to Common Myths About Alzheimer’s Disease

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...
4-Jun-2018 9:00 AM EDT

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FAU Middle East Expert Available to Discuss Syria

11-Apr-2018 3:30 PM EDT

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