March is colorectal cancer awareness month, and experts want you to know that if you're between 50 and 70, you need to get screened...and it's not as miserable as people assume. Jane Bolin, BSN, JD, PhD, the associate dean for research at the Texas A&M College of Nursing and a professor at the Texas A&M School of Public Health, breaks down the process.
Matthew L. Smith, PhD, MPH, CHES, associate director of the Texas A&M Center for Population Health and Aging, explains the research-backed best ways to manage chronic diseases like diabetes and arthritis.
David Reiner, PhD, associate professor at the Texas A&M Institute of Biosciences and Technology, explains his genetics research, how CRISPR works and why a tiny worm can teach us about ourselves.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mark Benden, PhD, director of the Ergonomics Center at Texas A&M, explains the science of how people work and how we can all be healthier doing so. (Hint: Move more!)