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FAU Research Explores Regulatory Ambiguity in Bitcoin Market

By | February 20, 2020

Regulatory ambiguity surrounding the peer-to-peer virtual currency continues to discourage entrepreneurial activity by increasing risk and the costs of compliance.

Neighborhood Features and Genetic Risk Interact to Affect Cognition

By | February 19, 2020

A new FAU study is the first to examine how neighborhood environment affects cognition in older adults based on their genetic risk for Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

Researchers Challenge New Guidelines on Aspirin in Primary Prevention

By | February 17, 2020

New guidelines recommend aspirin use in primary prevention for people ages 40 to 70 years old who are at higher risk of a first cardiovascular event, but not for those over 70.

Many Teens are Digital Dating Abuse Victims; Boys Get the Brunt of It

By | February 12, 2020

It's almost Valentine's Day, but there is nothing romantic about new research illuminating how teen dating abuse is manifesting online. A study explores the problem among U.S. middle and high school students.

The Nose Knows: Study Establishes Airborne Exposure to Microcystins

By | February 11, 2020

A study explored the link between human nasal and environmental microcystin concentrations from harmful algal blooms and detected the toxin in the nasal passages of 95 percent of the participants.

Oh My Aching Back: Do Yoga, Tai Chi or Qigong Help?

By | February 6, 2020

Researchers provide a comprehensive review of the effects of movement-based mind-body interventions on chronic low back pain.

Choosing Common Pain Relievers: It's Complicated

By | February 5, 2020

FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers examine benefits and risks of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs to provide guidance to health care providers and their patients in their clinical decision-making.

Publicly Funded Pregnancy Programs Improve Maternal Mortality Rates

By | February 4, 2020

Maternal mortality rates in the United States exceed those of other developed countries, with some considerable racial disparities.

Researchers Take Body Armor to the Next Level with High Energy Fibers

By | February 3, 2020

FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science received $569,482 from Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office to develop advanced fibers to enhance the performance of military helmets and body armor.

Study Shows New Way to Treat Stroke Using an Already FDA-Approved Drug

By | January 29, 2020

Researchers from FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine are the first to report on the neuroprotective properties of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor, an already FDA-approved drug.