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Aging

Growing old gracefully and healthfully

May 26, 2016
Many of the negative stereotypes of life as an older person are not inevitable, expert says

What does your blood pressure mean for your health?

April 7, 2016
This preventable problem could be the source of your health issues

Menopause: Everything you need to know

February 24, 2016
A quick overview of the next stage in a woman's life

Ory named 2016 American Academy of Health Behavior Research Laureate

November 12, 2015

Regents and Distinguished Professor Marcia Ory, Ph.D. has been named the 2016 American Academy of Health Behavior (AAHB) Research Laureate in Health Behavior Research.

Mobile technology increasing physical activity among senior cancer survivors

July 23, 2015

Mobile technology may hold the key to increasing physical activity among older adults according to a new study by researchers at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health.

Aging Americans fight diabetes differently

July 8, 2015

Diabetes management can be complicated business for older adults, but diabetes educators at the Texas A&M Coastal Bend Health Education Center say a simpler approach could be safer.

New research shows fall-related hospitalizations are on the rise in Texas

April 3, 2015

Fall-related hospitalizations in Texas are increasing significantly, according to a study conducted by the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health. Falls are the leading cause of injury-related death among people age 65 and older, with a third of this population suffering a fall each year.

Compound found in grapes, red wine may help prevent memory loss

January 29, 2015

College of Medicine researcher publishes new findings on the benefits resveratrol may offer for treating memory loss in the elderly.

The impact of age on chronic disease self-management

October 24, 2014

Regents and Distinguished Professor Marcia Ory, Ph.D. measures the health improvements of middle-aged and older adults following participation in a chronic disease self-management program.