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6 myths about the HPV vaccine

June 25, 2019
The human papillomavirus (HPV) can cause several types of cancers, but most of them can be prevented by a vaccination

Unveiling brain circuits that control addiction

June 24, 2019
Connections in the brain’s striatum point to possible therapeutic targets to curb addictive behaviors

How to treat an overactive bladder

June 19, 2019
With an overactive bladder—whether stress incontinence or urge incontinence—you may experience symptoms like leaking urine or a sudden need to run to the restroom

Susan Rudd Bailey named president-elect of American Medical Association

June 12, 2019
Texas A&M former student will be third consecutive woman to hold the office for one of the largest medical associations in the country

How to properly use sunscreen

June 5, 2019
Despite buying the correct sunscreen and remembering to reapply, many people may find themselves with a painful sunburn during summer months

What to expect with a vasectomy

June 3, 2019
Questions like ‘how effective is a vasectomy?’ or ‘can a vasectomy be reversed?’ are commonly asked by patients

Interdisciplinary team receives federal HRSA funding

May 24, 2019
HRSA planning grant allows team to work with communities, conducting needs assessments for future interventions targeting the opioid crisis

Studying the interaction between immune and metabolic responses

May 20, 2019
Researchers found part of the innate immune system may help govern how cells adapt to fasting—and to our modern diets

Stress relief using environmental and lifestyle changes

May 17, 2019
If you’re struggling to reduce stress levels in your life, perhaps some subtle changes to your environment and day-to-day activities can help

Food allergy: Symptoms and types

May 10, 2019
From food allergy symptoms to allergy testing, an allergist discusses the eight most common food allergies

You Asked: What’s the difference between a psychologist and a psychiatrist?

May 8, 2019
Explore the similarities and differences between these two types of mental health professionals

Measles outbreak: Am I immune to the measles?

May 8, 2019
Most us know that we should vaccinate our children against measles, but what about adults who aren’t sure if they are protected?

Texas A&M is first university in Texas using telehealth to tackle opioid epidemic

May 8, 2019
New telehealth program will bring specialist and team-based health care to patients with opioid dependencies

Increasing rural residents’ access to mental health care

April 24, 2019
Telehealth Counseling Clinic continues to expand free mental health care access to medically underserved

Bacteria and pathogens: Determining friend from foe in soil and water

April 22, 2019
New $14.2 million grant from DARPA will help create new way to test for dangerous bacteria in the environment

MD Plus student wins Aggie PITCH competition

April 5, 2019
Ahad Azimuddin and his team won $15,000 for solving intubation’s most common adverse effect

Texas A&M research leads to first drug for postpartum depression

April 2, 2019
Reddy’s research helped develop first-in-class medicine for the brain condition postpartum depression

Is spring fever real?

April 2, 2019
Self-care tips for your mental health during the springtime

MD/PhD student awarded F30 fellowship

April 1, 2019
Crissie Vandehoef, who studies the gut microbiome, wants to help children with autism

Engineering a promising cancer treatment

April 1, 2019
Researchers find a way to deliver drugs directly to cancerous cells while reducing the toxic effects on the rest of the body

Texas A&M’s Family Medicine Residency expansion

March 29, 2019
Texas A&M Family Medicine Residency grows alongside national residency match rates