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Spermidine-rich foods may prevent liver cancer, extend lifespan

April 18, 2017
Recent research from Texas A&M hints at the possibilities of spermidine, a compound found in common foods

The difficult choices: Managing chronic pain while avoiding opioid abuse

April 14, 2017
What providers can do to help prevent addiction and overdose while providing adequate pain relief

Preventing seizure-caused damage to the brain

April 10, 2017
New research from the Texas A&M College of Medicine points to a potential way to protect neurons

Vaccines: What are they and how do they prevent disease?

April 6, 2017
Childhood vaccinations have halted the spread of deadly diseases for centuries, but do you know how they actually work?

Texas A&M neuroscientists use social media to combat chemical warfare

April 3, 2017
Researchers examine YouTube footage of chemical warfare incidents in Syria, Japan and India to expand ‘toxidrome’ knowledge

When disaster strikes

March 30, 2017

Making the most of your inhaler

March 29, 2017
What you should know, and ask, to use your inhaler properly

Texas A&M College of Medicine among nation’s best at addressing priority health needs

March 27, 2017
High percentage of Aggie physicians practice primary care in rural and underserved areas to improve the health of Texans

Prone to sickness? Blame your genes

March 20, 2017
Whether or not you get sick might have something to do with your genetic makeup, research says

You Asked: What happens to your body when you eat too much salt?

March 7, 2017
The kidneys are key, and when they struggle, the body struggles

Empowering patients to take charge of their health

March 7, 2017
How health care professionals can give patients an active role in their own care

You Asked: How do diseases affect men and women differently?

March 6, 2017
What society accepts as the norm may not be what is actually taking place within the body

You Asked: What is autism?

March 2, 2017
It is a mental disorder, but understanding autism can really tax your brain

What firefighters can tell us about PTSD risk

February 17, 2017
Understanding traumatic stressors can inform interventions for all of us

You Asked: Which is more important—sleep, diet or exercise?

February 10, 2017
Opinions vary about which is the most vital for good health, but experts agree that sleep is neglected the most

SARS and MERS: What’s next?

February 8, 2017
The deadly outbreaks might not be in the news anymore, but they—and ones similar to them—are still a threat

Pertussis: What is it, and who is at risk?

February 6, 2017
The 100-day cough can be a lot more serious than it sounds—especially for the youngest and most vulnerable

You Asked: Does knuckle cracking damage joints?

February 6, 2017
The concern about a link between osteoarthritis and knuckle cracking isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, but knuckle cracking isn’t recommended

The marriage of public health and preventive medicine: Population health

February 3, 2017
What is population health, and why is it key to health care of the future?

You Asked: Why does my eyelid twitch at random times?

January 27, 2017
Sleepiness, stress, straining and stimulants could spur spasms, but they should stop in a blink