Medicine Archives

Pettigrew inducted into American Academy of Arts and Sciences

May 13, 2020
The honorific academy was founded in 1780 by John Adams, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin

Glossary of terms for the COVID-19 age

May 7, 2020
What's the difference between social distancing, quarantine and self-isolation? What's flattening the curve? A physician breaks down terms commonly associated with COVID-19

Why are fewer patients going to hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic?

May 1, 2020
Fear, service to others and technology contribute to reduced hospital visits, but experts caution against avoiding medical care altogether

Texas A&M leads nationwide test of drug to fight COVID-19

April 29, 2020
College of Medicine Regents Professor expects results in six months repurposing existing vaccine

College of Medicine ranked among top 20 best family medicine programs

April 27, 2020
Recognized by U.S. News & World Report based on dedication to family and primary care

4 ways to ease COVID-19-related anxiety

April 15, 2020
Psychologists with Texas A&M Health Behavioral Care discuss helpful tips to survive the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak with your mental health intact

How to disinfect your home against coronavirus

April 9, 2020
Although the new coronavirus is at top of mind, it’s only one of many types of pathogens that may be lurking throughout our homes

POV: Why wear face masks in public? Here’s what the research shows

April 6, 2020
Health officials now recommend people wear cloth masks in public, but can these face masks be effective?

Fast facts: COVID-19 management

March 31, 2020
If you have or believe you have the novel coronavirus, a physician explains these key tips to help you stay on track for recovery

The growing role of telehealth during COVID-19 outbreak

March 10, 2020
The newest coronavirus increases concerns about in-person health care

3 tips to avoid germs during travel

March 5, 2020
Whether flying on a plane or traveling via train, germs are everywhere and an infectious disease expert discusses how you can protect yourself

Using telehealth technology to provide mental health counseling for inmates

February 27, 2020
County commissioners approve a yearlong contract with Texas A&M that brings mental health counseling to Washington County Jail inmates

Rewriting the narrative of black Americans’ experiences in health care

February 26, 2020
Medical student shares insights and aspirations for health care in the black community

Cirillo named American Academy of Microbiology Fellow

February 20, 2020
Elected among 68 new Fellows based on achievements and contributions to field of microbiology

Texas A&M System Invests Half-Billion Dollars in Texas Medical Center

February 20, 2020
The new facilities, lab spaces and housing in Houston will be home to the Engineering Medicine program

Channeling inspirations into drive

February 19, 2020
Medical student Clyde Fomunung discusses his hopes and dreams as they pertain to the medical field

Mass disaster simulation prepares health professions students for the worst

February 14, 2020
Students plan, coordinate and take part in the nation’s largest interprofessional disaster response simulation

Curiosity and servitude: A medical student’s journey

February 13, 2020
Medical student Mikaila Singleton speaks about her decision to enter medical school and the inspirations that keep her going

Natural compound in vegetables helps fight fatty liver disease

February 10, 2020
A compound in cruciferous vegetables may help fight fatty liver disease

Do the viruses of our ancestors play a role in autoimmune disease?

February 6, 2020
A second-year medical student, Matt David, becomes sole author on an article published in a genetics journal

Drug shows promise for treating cognitive problems and inflammation in Gulf War illness

January 17, 2020
The compound, monosodium luminol, shown to improve cognitive and mood function and reduce inflammation in a Gulf War illness model