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For People With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, More Exercise Isn’t Better

At least a million people in the US are affected by the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. According to NPR (National Public Radio), health organizations are emphasizing that myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome is a serious long-term illness, not a psychological disorder, and that standard forms of exercise do not help. Instead, they’re…


Nova Southeastern University Receives $200 Million Commitment from Patel Family Foundation

On Monday, September 25th, Nova Southeastern University announced the largest gift in the university’s history. The commitment from The Patel Family Foundation includes a $50 million gift and an additional $150 million real estate and facility investment in a 325,000 square-foot medical education complex that will be part of NSU’s…


NSU Professor Featured on Local 10 News

Kenya Rivas, M.D., C.M.D., assistant professor and vice chair of NSU’s Geriatrics department, College of Osteopathic Medicine, was featured on a Local10 feature on supercentenarian Mazie Ford. During the segment, Dr. Rivas talked about the secrets to longevity and factors that affect aging success.     CLICK HERE to watch the…


NSU Professor Featured on First News with Jimmy Cefalo 610 WIOD

Millions of people have turned to products with artificial sweeteners rather than real sugar because they think it’s healthier or to help them lose weight. In a recent interview with the radio program First News With Jimmy Cefalo, Deborah Ann Mulligan, M.D., FACEP, FAAP, professor at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine…


ABC Local 10 Segment: Students in Medical Summer Camp Work with Maggots, Sheep Brains and Cow Eyeballs

NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine offered a camp called AIM-High, which stands for “achieve in medicine.” AIM-High was exclusively designed for academically strong high school students who are interested in pursuing a career in health care. This year, almost 100 students from 22 states participated in the aim high and aim higher…


Nova Southeastern University Scientists Study Disease that Impacts Hundreds of Thousands of Gulf War Veterans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – As the nation honors our veterans on November 11, we must pause to remember the long-lasting health effects soldiers experience not only from bullets or bombs, but from exposure to unexplained pesticides, radiation or other toxins during their time in the service. At…


International Association for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis to Host Biennial Conference in South Florida

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), sometimes referred to as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), a mysterious, debilitating and misunderstood disease that affects an estimated 1 million Americans, will be the focus of an international conference on October 27-30, 2016. The biennial meeting targeting researchers, clinicians, patients…


RadioMD: NSU Professor Discusses 4th of July Safety

Independence Day is known for being filled with fun activities, good food, and great times with friends and family. With all of the festivities, safety sometimes gets left on the wayside, but Deborah Mulligan, M.D., professor of pediatrics at NSU, provided some helpful tips on RadioMD about keeping families safe…


NSU Professor and Former Miami Dolphins’ Doctor Offer Free Seminar on Concussions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – It seems that you cannot have a conversation about sports today without the issue of concussions or traumatic brain injury (TBI) being part of the discussion. National Football League stars Troy Aikman, Brett Favre and Steve Young; National Hockey League sensation Sidney…


NSU Physician Quoted on Zika

Marie Florent-Carre, D.O., M.P.H., director of rural and urban underserved medicine in NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, was quoted in a Sun-Sentinel article titled “New commercial Zika test now in South Florida.” Click here to read the article.


NSU Researcher Addresses Lack of Attention for Disease

Nancy Klimas, M.D., director of NSU’s Institute for Neuro-Immune Medicine and professor and chair of the Department of Clinical Immunology in NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, was quoted by Medpage Today in an article titled “Chronic Fatigue Patients Take to the Streets.” Dr. Klimas addressed the lack of funding for…


Updated: HCA East Florida Receives State Approval for a New Hospital to be Built on the Campus of Nova Southeastern University

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Updated May 18, 2016: Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration submitted its final approval for HCA East Florida to relocate Plantation General Hospital to Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in Davie on May 17, 2016. “This will propel us toward achieving NSU’s Vision 2020, providing the highest quality health…


NSU Professor Receives World Class Faculty Award for Global Contributions to Science and Medicine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) researcher and faculty member Nancy Klimas, M.D., was named the World Class Faculty Award recipient by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance at its 2016 Mid-Year Luncheon on Thursday, May 19 at the Hyatt Regency Pier 66 in Fort Lauderdale….