Diagnosis: TB or not TB?

Diagnosis: TB or not TB?

November 12, 2019

We sit down with Jeffrey D. Cirillo, PhD, a Regents' professor in the Department of Microbial and Molecular Pathogenesis at the Texas A&M College of Medicine, to discuss his work on diagnosing diseases like tuberculosis quickly stopping the spread of the infection.

Are ADD and ADHD the same thing?

November 5, 2019

Andrew Harper, MD, child and adolescent psychiatrist and clinical professor at the Texas A&M College of Medicine, explains attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), common symptoms, medications and why it's no longer referred to as ADD.

Raising awareness about bullying

October 29, 2019

October in National Bullying Prevention Month, so it's a great time to talk about bullying and what parents, teachers, health care providers and community members can do to prevent and stop these behaviors.

Exploring breast cancer research

October 22, 2019

For breast cancer awareness month this October, listen to a breast cancer researcher explain her work on why some women get breast cancer, while others don't, and why they can have very different outcomes.

What do procedures have to do with ergonomics?

October 15, 2019

Work procedures: what are they? Learn what's important about writing and following work procedures and effects on worker health and safety in this episode of Work Factors.

Research explains why you should eat your broccoli

October 9, 2019

Researchers explain their work on epigenetics and what it has to do with cancer prevention and the chemicals in foods like broccoli and cabbage.

Office ergonomics

October 1, 2019

What does ergonomics actually mean? And what does it have to do with your keyboard? Find out on this first episode of Work Factors.

What does ‘Medicare for All’ mean?

September 24, 2019

A political scientist, Timothy Callaghan, PhD, and an economist, Michael Morrisey, PhD, both at the Texas A&M School of Public Health, explain the different proposals for health care reform.

All things menopause

September 17, 2019

For National Menopausal Awareness month, a registered nurse explains how you will know you are in menopause and what to expect during that time period.

The microbiome: From blood pressure to behavior

September 10, 2019

Robert Alaniz, PhD, research assistant professor at the College of Medicine, explains how the microbes that live in (and on) all of us affect our health.