Medicine Archives

Fact or fiction: Hurricanes cause labor

September 5, 2019
Fiction…although hurricanes are correlated with preterm labor, they do not cause labor, and the debate continues about what's going on

Avoiding dehydration

August 29, 2019
Staying hydrated throughout the day makes it easier to prevent dehydration, and ultimately heat stroke, during after-school sports

$2.5 million Burroughs Wellcome Fund grant to help cultivate physician scientists

August 26, 2019
Collaboration includes Houston Methodist and Texas Medical Center

What is West Nile virus?

August 22, 2019
As cases of West Nile virus emerge around the country, here’s what you should know

4 parts of the body impacted by high blood pressure

August 21, 2019
One in three adults has hypertension, which—when left uncontrolled—can cause serious health issues

Waer named Texas A&M College of Medicine interim dean

August 19, 2019
National search for permanent dean to begin next year

Measles and back to school

August 15, 2019
As the school year begins, bringing people closer together, it is important to know how this highly contagious respiratory disease spreads and how it can be prevented

Lyme disease ‘keeps moving and carries on’

August 9, 2019
Texas A&M research looks to shed light on the Lyme disease pathogen, Borrelia burgdorferi, and the ticks that carry it

The importance of sports physicals

August 6, 2019
A requirement for most teenage athletes, sports physicals aim to catch possible health problems that can make physical activity dangerous
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