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Fish Oil May Help Improve Mood in Veterans

Low concentration of fish oil in the blood and lack of physical activity may contribute to the high levels of depressed mood among soldiers returning from combat, according to researchers, including a Texas A&M University professor and his former...
22-Sep-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Can Nicotine Protect The Aging Brain?

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Everyone knows that tobacco products are bad for your health. However, according to research at Texas A&M, it turns out the nicotine itself—when given independently from tobacco—could help protect the brain as it ages, and even ward off...
20-Sep-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Is It Bad for Your Health to Pull an All-Nighter?

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A late night at the library, copious amounts of energy drinks or coffee and class notes from the last month; surely you’ll be able to ace the exam if you just spend the next 24 hours focused on the material. Unfortunately, procrastination and...
19-Sep-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Dodge the Flu: Get Your Shot

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The American Academy of Pediatrics updated its annual influenza season guidelines, withdrawing the child-friendly nasal flu vaccine, FluMist, this year. Here’s what you need to know to stay ahead this flu season.
19-Sep-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Sleep Paralysis: Fully Awake and Unable to Move

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Your eyes begin to open after a good night of sleep, but something feels weird. You try to take a deep breath but can’t draw air. You can’t sit up, and you may even see a shadow in the corner of the room. This isn’t a nightmare or a medical...
19-Sep-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Preventing Back-to-School Illnesses

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The backpacks are packed, lunchboxes are filled and the little ones are back in school. Kids have returned to their classrooms with stories of their summer vacations, and, unfortunately, with a host of germs ready to spread quickly in a close...
19-Sep-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Heading for that last trip to the Beach? These tips can help?

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With Labor Day approaching and many people preparing to take their last trip to the beach this season, there are some rules of the sand to follow to make sure you have a safe trip. Texas A&M University offers some helpful tips to make sure that...
1-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Texas A&M Students Honoring Victims Of Bonfire Tragedy With Ambitious Project

Good can come from tragedy if students at Texas A&M University have anything to say about it. The student-led organization BUILD has a mission of completing 12 Texas Aggie Medical Clinics (TAMCs) this fall, each dedicated to one of the 12 students...
29-Aug-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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