About 15 percent of elderly residents in residential care facilities nationwide have been injured in a fall, according to a new study from researchers at the Texas A&M School of Public Health.Read the full article at Houston Chronicle
David Potter, Ph.D., professor at the Texas A&M Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy, shares in this editorial how repurposing drugs can save time and money when developing treatments for diseases that don’t have effective therapies.Read the full article at STAT
While it may sound reassuring that only four percent of travelers have tested positive for Zika, Scott Lillibridge, M.D., with the Texas A&M School of Public Health, says these low numbers shouldn’t be taken lightly. According to Lillibridge, this signals the need to worry about travelers who don’t exhibit symptoms of the virus but could still be infected.Read the full article at CNN
Zika’s arrival in the U.S. this summer seems almost inevitable, health officials keep saying. So, the looming question is: Once Zika is here, how big will the outbreak be? Scott Lillibridge, M.D., an epidemiologist at the Texas A&M School of Public Health, weighs in.Read the full article at NPR
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