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 and that the "love handle" can be fatal.
More than 35 million Americans are trying to quit smoking. Experts reassure clinicians that varenicline is a safe and effective way to stop smoking and that not using this drug has caused needless deaths.
The soon-to-be graduates of FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine participated in a "rite of passage" during Match Day to learn where they will spend the next years of medical training as residents.
Ten students from Florida Atlantic University's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine were recently inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (AOA), a national medical honor society.
Headed by molecular neuroscientist Randy Blakely, Ph.D., FAU's Brain Institute is commemorating "Brain Awareness Week" (March 13-19) to promote the public and personal benefits of brain research.
About the size of a tablet, a portable device that could be used in many settings like an airport, may hold the key to detecting the Zika virus accurately, rapidly and inexpensively using just a saliva sample.
A compound extracted from a deep-water marine sponge is showing potent antibacterial activity against the drug resistant bacteria methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus also called the "super bug."
Researchers from FAU and Sancilio and Company, Inc. are collaborating to develop a treatment for Retinitis Pigmentosa, an inherited disease that causes severe progressive vision impairment and blindness.
Researchers from FAU and Harvard address the possible but unproven link between statins and diabetes and emphasize that the link to diabetes is questionable and inconsequential.
The first study to examine the effects of chair yoga on pain and physical function in older adults with osteoarthritis is proving to be an effective way to reduce pain and improve quality of life.