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Could This Toothpaste Prevent a Heart Attack or Stroke?

By | February 24, 2020

A study by FAU and collaborators shows Plaque HD®, the first toothpaste that identifies plaque so that it can be removed with directed brushing, significantly reduces inflammation throughout the body.

Avron B. Fogelman Sports History Museum Opens at FAU

By | February 20, 2020

The Avron B. Fogelman Sports History Museum recently opened in the Schmidt Family Complex for Academic and Athletic Excellence.

FAU Recognized as 'Gold' Military Friendly® University

By | February 20, 2020

FAU has earned the 2020-2021 Military Friendly® School "Gold Designation" for the first time, based on the expanding services and spaces offered by FAU's Military and Veterans Student Success Center.

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.

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.

FAU Receives Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement Classification

By | January 31, 2020

The Carnegie Foundation has announced that Florida Atlantic University is one of the 119 U.S. colleges and universities to receive the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification for 2020.

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.

Most Rehabilitating Sea Turtles with Infectious Tumors Don't Survive

By | January 22, 2020

FAU Harbor Branch researchers examined survival rates of green sea turtles with fibropapillomatosis in rehab facilities in the southeastern U.S. and found that 75 percent did not survive.