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Diet High In Red Meat May Make Kidney Disease Worse

An estimated 26 million people in the United States have chronic kidney disease, which can lead to complete kidney failure. Once the kidneys fail, patients either need to undergo dialysis treatments three times a week or have a kidney transplant to...
23-Feb-2015 3:00 PM EST

Juvenile Offenders Do Better Close To Home


Juvenile criminal offenders in Texas who are placed under county supervision, close to home, are less likely to be rearrested than those placed in state-run correctional facilities, according to researchers at Texas A&M University.
16-Feb-2015 3:00 PM EST

Texas A&M University’s Corps of Cadets Selects First Woman To Lead as Corps Commander

For the first time in Texas A&M’s 139-year history, a woman will lead the university’s legendary Corps of Cadets. Alyssa Marie Michalke of Schulenburg, Texas, will take command of the 2,400-plus member unit, the largest of its type in the nation...
16-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST

Compound Found In Grapes, Red Wine May Help Prevent Memory Loss

A compound found in common foods such as red grapes and peanuts may help prevent age-related decline in memory, according to new research published by a faculty member in the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine.
4-Feb-2015 4:10 PM EST

Study Casts New Light On Origins of Early Humans


A new study by an international team of researchers that includes a Texas A&M University anthropologist shows that the modern European and East Asian populations were firmly established by 36,000 years ago, and that Neanderthal and modern human...
6-Nov-2014 2:05 PM EST

Biologists Unlock Non-Coding Half Of Human Genome With Novel Sequencing Technique

An obscure swatch of human DNA once thought to be nothing more than biological trash may actually offer a treasure trove of insight into complex genetic-related diseases such as cancer and diabetes, thanks to a novel sequencing technique developed...
6-Oct-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Researcher Creating Shape-Shifting Material Geared For Correcting Facial Defects


A newly developed material that molds itself to fill gaps in bone while promoting bone growth could more effectively treat defects in the facial region, says a Texas A&M University researcher who is creating the shape-shifting material.
1-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Research Exploring Collagen Growth That Could Help Build Better Bodies

Research by a biomedical engineer at Texas A&M University is shedding light on how collagen grows at the molecular level and helps form a diverse set of structures in the body, ranging from bone, tendon, blood vessels, skin, heart and even corneas.
9-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT

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