Exploring the frontiers of medical engineering innovation

Exploring the frontiers of medical engineering innovation

February 21, 2018
Two Texas A&M professors combine engineering and medical research to create new therapies

You asked: Is being ‘too clean’ harming my kids?

January 31, 2018
A child’s immune system is brand new; it needs to learn

Making “What If” Possible: Robert C. Alaniz, PhD

July 26, 2017
Texas A&M College of Medicine researcher found his passion and a way to transform medicine by studying the universe of microbes that live with us

Treating diabetes using ‘the pharmacy within’

November 18, 2016
How the gut microbiome plays a major role in the development of type 2 diabetes

You Asked: What are the benefits of probiotics?

December 8, 2015

“Promoting life.” This is a slogan everyone can get behind. But, did you know it’s actually the definition for “probiotic?” In fact, taking a probiotic supplement or eating a serving of yogurt a day may have the potential to keep certain ailments at bay.

The future of medicine may lurk in our gut

November 4, 2015
Trillions of tiny creatures lurking in our gut, also known as microbiota, could treat a variety of diseases from arthritis to diabetes

Researchers at Texas A&M investigate “the pharmacy inside our bodies” for autoimmunity treatments

September 30, 2014

The benefits of healthy gut bacteria and microbes have surged into the public consciousness over the past several years. Now, researchers at Texas A&M are on the cusp of developing therapeutics derived from gut bacteria to treat a number of ailments, including autoimmune disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis and even cancer.

Supporting digestion: 4 ways to help gut bacteria thrive

July 1, 2014

There are trillions of microbes living in our digestive system, producing compounds that support our overall health. These natural compounds in our GI tract help prevent chronic inflammation and obesity, keeping potentially fatal bacterial spores from germinating within our body and much more.