Understanding the immune system provides new ways to treat diseases

A growing team of researchers in the Texas A&M College of Medicine is trying to understand the basic mechanisms of how the immune system works. This knowledge could be used to develop new treatments for diseases such as multiple sclerosis and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It also has broad implications for infectious diseases such as tuberculosis.

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A closer look at the average American diet

The average American diet is missing more than 12 essential foods and vitamins. More and more children and adults are at risk of developing serious chronic diseases associated with obesity.

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Texas A&M Institute of Biosciences and Technology joins Gulf Coast Consortia, further propels team science across Texas Medical Center

The Texas A&M Health Science Center Institute of Biosciences and Technology in Houston has been named the newest member of the Gulf Coast Consortia, a Houston-Galveston area organization and one of the largest inter-institutional academic cooperatives in the nation focused on building strong, collaborative, biomedical research groups and interdisciplinary training opportunities for students.

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Shopping with diabetes: 4 things to keep in mind while at the grocery store

Grocery shopping, especially healthy grocery shopping, can be difficult. Between shopping on a budget and those enticing two-for-one cookie sales, even the best of us deviate from a healthy eating plan. Watching what and how much we consume is important for everyone’s overall health, but for those with type 2 diabetes, paying close attention to nutrition labels can help to manage the condition.

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Texas A&M Health Science Center CEO Dr. Brett Giroir to chair advisory VA Choice Act Blue Ribbon Panel

Brett P. Giroir, M.D., CEO of Texas A&M Health Science Center and professor in the Texas A&M College of Medicine, has been named chairman of an advisory panel of

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