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Boosting Productivity at Work May Be Simple: Stand Up

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Most people have heard the argument that standing desks are good for the body. They can help burn more calories and fight obesity. Standing can even help improve students’ attention and cognitive functioning. Now, new research from the Texas A&M...
25-May-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

FDA Finalizes New Food Nutrition Labels

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The FDA recently unveiled the new required nutritional information label for packaged foods, the first significantly refreshed design in more than 20 years. Experts believe the new label will make it easier for consumers to make informed decisions...
24-May-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Can the Sun Make You Feel Sick?

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Even if we’re using sunscreen and staying hydrated, our fun in the sun can sometimes come at a price; leaving us sapped of all energy the next day—almost like a ‘sun hangover.’
24-May-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Can Plastic Program Your Baby to Be Obese?

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Benzyl butyl phthalate (BBP), a chemical commonly used in the food manufacturing process, can increase fat stores in the body even before we’re born, according to a new study published in the Journal of Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology.
17-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Hormone Shown To Be Important In Liver Disease

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High levels of a digestive hormone called secretin may play an important role in the management of certain chronic liver diseases, according to new research published in the journal Hepatology.
17-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How Does Memory Work?

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We tend to think our memory works like a filing cabinet. We experience an event, generate a memory and then file it away for later use. However, according to medical research, the basic mechanisms behind memory are much more dynamic.
17-May-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Texas A&M Research Discovers Mechanism That Causes Cancer Cells to Escape From Immune System, Form Tumors

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Researchers at the Texas A&M Health Science Center found that when cancer cells are able to block the function of a gene called NLRC5, they are able to evade the immune system and form tumors, according to research in the Proceedings of the National...
10-May-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

You Could Mistakenly Believe You’re Allergic to This Common Antibiotic

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According to a Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine allergist, most people who believe they're allergic to this common antibiotic may not be allergic at all. In fact, 10 years after a mild reaction to the drug, up to 90 percent of...
4-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Texas A&M Researchers Examine Effectiveness Of State’s Franchise Tax

24-May-2016 10:05 AM EDT

State Legislatures Furthering Their Agendas By Overruling City Officials

6-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT

3D Printing Technology Snags Texas A&M The Win In Prestigious Business Contest

18-Apr-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Clinton Should Be Prosecuted For Email Actions, Says Texas A&M Prof, A Former DOJ Attorney

7-Apr-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Top 5 Health Risks at Nail Salons

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Imagine you’re unwinding from the day in your nail salon’s massage chair getting a pedicure. You’re in relaxation mode, then–ouch! The nail technician accidentally nicked the skin near your toenail. Days later, you discover your perfectly...
24-Mar-2016 10:05 AM EDT

Texas A&M Homeland Security Expert Available For Brussels Attack Analysis

22-Mar-2016 2:05 PM EDT

McConnell’s Moves To Oppose Supreme Court Nominee May Hurt GOP, says Texas A&M Political Scientist

21-Mar-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Texas A&M Cyber Security Experts Available to Comment on Apple-FBI Encryption Battle

23-Feb-2016 2:05 PM EST

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