Diabetes 101

Diabetes 101

February 5, 2019

Wendy Creighton, RN, BSN, with the Center for Population Health and Aging at the Texas A&M School of Public Health, discusses everything diabetes. She speaks about the different kinds of diabetes and risk factors as well as various management techniques.

How does blood pressure affect the kidneys?

January 29, 2019

Joe Rutkowski, PhD, an assistant professor in the Texas A&M College of Medicine, explains his research on blood pressure and its effect on the kidneys...and vice versa.

Over-the-counter painkillers: What to take when

January 22, 2019

Ever wonder which over-the-counter pain reliever to take? Eric Grayson, PharmD, a clinical assistant professor at the Texas A&M Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy, tells the do’s and the don’t’s for the pain relievers found in your medicine cabinet.

Don’t let pride go before a fall

January 15, 2019

About 3 million older adults are treated in the emergency department for fall-related injuries each year. Matthew L. Smith, PhD, MPH, CHES, associate director of the Texas A&M Center for Population Health and Aging, distills his research on fall prevention programs and offers some practical advice.

New year, same me?

January 1, 2019

Ever wonder how to make and keep your New Year's resolutions? Matt Hoffman, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, clinical assistant professor at the Texas A&M College of Nursing, gives some helpful tips to pick the right kind of resolution for you.

Cell therapy—from bone repair to leukemia cure

December 18, 2018

Carl Gregory, PhD, an associate professor in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Medicine at the Texas A&M College of Medicine, collaborates with Texas A&M engineers to bring his ideas to market—and to patients.

Muscle can turn into fat: Fact or Fiction?

December 11, 2018

Do muscle cells turn into fat when you don't exercise? Or can fat cells be transformed into muscle? Find out with Mark Faries, PhD, College of Medicine adjunct assistant professor and associate professor and state extension health specialist at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension.

Not your mother’s birth control

December 4, 2018

Hector Chapa, MD, FACOG, clinical assistant professor at the Texas A&M College of Medicine discusses the various myths and misconceptions about birth control. Which one is right for you?

Partners in and out of the lab

November 27, 2018

Husband-and-wife team Kristen Patrick, PhD, and Robert Watson, PhD, MPH, both assistant professors at the College of Medicine, use yeast to study bacteria and how they infect us.

You can be obese but healthy: Fact or fiction?

November 20, 2018

Mark Faries, PhD, College of Medicine adjunct assistant professor and associate professor and state extension health specialist at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, breaks down what it means to be healthy and what the relationship is between health, fitness and weight.