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Spermidine-Rich Foods May Prevent Liver Cancer, Extend Lifespan


Spermidine—a compound found in foods like aged cheese, mushrooms, soy products, legumes, corn and whole grains—seems to prevent (at least in animal models) liver fibrosis and hepatocellular carcinoma, which is the most common type of liver...
20-Apr-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Dry Socket: A Common—and Painful—Complication of Wisdom Teeth Surgery


Having wisdom teeth surgery can be a real pain, but if your healing regimen goes awry, you can find yourself in a world of hurt. An expert from the Texas A&M College of Dentistry explains this uncomfortable complication and how to avoid it.
20-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Preventing Seizure-Caused Damage to the Brain


Tiny vesicles isolated from adult mesenchymal stem cells and administered intranasally can limit the damage to the brain of animal models caused by a seizure disorder called status epilepticus, according to research published this week in the...
20-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Examines Effects of Early Preventive Dental Care in Medicaid-Enrolled Children


Contrary to prevailing wisdom, preventive visits to a dentist for children under 2 years old may not reduce the need for more care later, at least among those children enrolled in Medicaid in Alabama, according to a study published in the journal...
20-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Difficult Choices: Managing Chronic Pain While Avoiding Opioid Abuse


Rather than being considered a miracle pill that magically takes away pain, prescription opioids are increasingly being seen as a precursor to heroin addiction and the cause of potentially deadly overdoses themselves.
19-Apr-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How Can We Know Other People’s ‘True Selves?’


How can you ever really know someone? Researchers at Texas A&M University found our perceived knowledge of others’ “true selves” is inherently tied to perceptions of their morality.
19-Apr-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Perry Appointment Presents Opportunity for a Smarter Energy Policy


The recent confirmation of former Texas Gov. Rick Perry to head the U.S. Department of Energy presents an opportunity for a smarter, price-based energy policy, according to Dr. James Griffin, professor in the Bush School of Government and Public...
3-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

SARS and MERS: What’s Next?


It may be difficult to remember now, but when SARS was first recognized in February 2003, people were scared. This heretofore unknown disease was killing people—nearly 10 percent of those infected with what came to be recognized as the...
23-Feb-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Trump’s Strike Appropriate But He Needs To Reconsider Refugees, Says Fmr. U.S. Amb. To Syria


President Trump’s missile strikes against the Assad regime in Syria on Friday were “appropriate and measured,” says Former Amb. to Syria Ryan Crocker, but the emotion Trump showed when discussing the chemical attack on civilians should give...
10-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT

Texas A&M Retailing Studies Director Offers Insight Regarding Holiday Shopping Trends, Tips


With the holiday shopping season fast-approaching, retailers around the country are preparing to put new and innovative sales strategies to the test and capture the attention of customers, notes Kelli Hollinger, director of the Center for Retailing...
22-Nov-2016 1:05 PM EST

Turmoil in the Health Insurance Marketplaces

31-Oct-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Trump Best Thing To Happen To American Women, Says Texas A&M Prof


20-Oct-2016 4:05 PM EDT

Texas A&M Prof On Haiti Hurricane Aid And Where It's Gone Wrong Historically

5-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Congressional Veto Override on 9/11 Bill Bad Idea, Says Texas A&M Prof, Saudi Arabia Expert

28-Sep-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Texas A&M University Political Experts Available

22-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT

Many White Men Feel “Marked”

9-Sep-2016 11:05 AM EDT

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