Researchers at the Texas A&M College of Medicine have found that dormant tumor cells might become latent because they cannibalized—basically ate—the body’s own stem cells. This finding could lead to a better understanding of a cancer growth phenomenon that has vexed researchers for decades.Read the full article at Austin American-Statesman
Alva Ferdinand, DrPH, JD, assistant professor at the Texas A&M School of Public Health, led a 2015 study that found a 7 percent reduction in crash-related hospitalizations in states that have enacted texting while driving bans.Read the full article at The Texas Tribune
Nancy Dickey, MD, executive director of the Texas A&M College of Medicine’s Rural and Community Health Institute, comments on the consequences of physicians using electronic health records.Read the full article at MedPage Today
Researchers at the Texas A&M College of Medicine, the University of California San Diego School of Medicine and the Omni-Net Birth Defects Prevention Program in Ukraine identified a blood test that may help predict how severely a baby will be affected by alcohol exposure during pregnancy.Read the full article at U.S. News & World Report
Gabriel Neal, MD, clinical assistant professor at the Texas A&M College of Medicine, discusses bowel movements and what they can say about your health.
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