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New Technology Developed at Texas A&M Could Improve Diabetes Management


A newly developed method for detecting glucose based on how it absorbs a specific type of light could spell the end of the painful, invasive finger-prick tests diabetics rely on to monitor their condition, says a Texas A&M University biomedical...
23-Jun-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Shedding Light On Migraine Headache Relief


Despite decades of research, migraines are often not well controlled with medication. For those prone to this type of debilitating headache, it sometimes seems nothing can stop the pain and the sensitivity to light. But what if light itself was key...
22-Jun-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Epic Fail: A Board Of Directors Can’t Oversee Execs


How effective is a board of directors at overseeing company executives? Highly ineffective, according to a study co-authored by a Texas A&M University professor which finds boards cannot effectively monitor executives due to barriers that reduce...
16-Jun-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Regenerating Memory with Neural Stem Cells


Although brains—even adult brains—are far more malleable than we used to think, they are eventually subject to age-related illnesses, like dementia, and loss of cognitive function. Someday, though, we may actually be able to replace brain cells...
14-Jun-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

What Do My Cravings Say About My Health?


After a stressful day, it’s almost second nature to laze on the couch and drown our sorrows in a bowl of ice-cream or potato chips. Soon, we glance down and realize we’ve managed to consume the entire pint or bag. So, what makes these foods so...
14-Jun-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Largest Texas Health Insurer Requests to Raise Premiums on Individual Policies


Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas (BCBS), which insures approximately 603,000 individual Texas policyholders, announced a proposal to raise premiums on three popular Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) plans by almost 60 percent.
13-Jun-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A New Medical Model: Patients Who Use Their Bodies to Teach


Every profession has a basic skill it seems they should just know. Architects can draw a blueprint, lawyers can write a brief and physicians and nurses can perform a physical exam. But how do they learn those skills?
13-Jun-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Patients Without Borders: Challenges In The Rapid Growth Of Medical Tourism And Telemedicine


With a growing wealthy class in developing countries and increased access to the Internet, more citizens from around the world are traveling to the United States to receive quality health care and advanced treatments.
2-Jun-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Texas A&M University Supreme Court Expert Available to Comment on Recent Decisions, Tie Vote

23-Jun-2016 6:35 PM EDT

European Union Expert Predicts Britain Will Exit, Causing Ripples Across The Continent

17-Jun-2016 9:05 AM EDT

Texas A&M University Experts Available for Comment on Clinton Win

8-Jun-2016 4:40 PM EDT

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


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

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