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Tao brings $1.25 million in funding to research stress and chronic pain

Just what is the role of stress when it comes to healing? What if there were ways to identify, pre-surgery, what patients are most inclined to suffer from chronic pain as a result of their procedure and then to manage that pain?

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Dr. Mehta’s research involves neuroimaging of brain activity during exercise and when individuals are under stress.

Mehta awarded Huffines Institute Faculty Research Award

Ranjana Mehta, Ph.D., M.S., is the recipient of the Faculty Research Award from the Sydney and J.L. Huffines Institute for Sports Medicine and Human Performance for her research project “Physical functioning under stress: Imaging of the aging brain in obese individuals”.

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Fast Facts: CRE “superbug” cases soar in U.S. hospitals, what you should know

Cases of the deadly “superbug” known as CRE increased five-fold in community hospitals from 2008 to 2012 in the Southeastern U.S. We sat down with infectious disease specialist Cristie Columbus, M.D., vice dean at the Texas A&M College of Medicine, to discuss what hospitals can do to take action against further spread.

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Fast Facts: What you should know about the Ebola outbreak

More than 670 people have died from the Ebola outbreak currently spreading through the West African nations of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, making it the largest outbreak of the disease on record. We sat down with infectious disease expert Dr. Scott Lillibridge to find out more on the deadly disease and risk of its spread to the U.S.

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College of Nursing helps fill primary care gap with launch of new Family Nurse Practitioner program

The Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Nursing has announced plans for a Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner (M.S.N.-FNP) graduate program.

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