Medicine

Biotech boot camp helps researchers move innovative discoveries to market

Texas A&M Health Science Center’s faculty members regularly pursue innovative translational research to find solutions to some of today’s most pressing health conditions. However, some of these groundbreaking discoveries do not successfully move from the bench to the bedside because researchers find they have limited training when it comes to commercialization.

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Michael Weipert, third year medical student

Dedicated to service: A path from military to medicine

Texas A&M College of Medicine recognizes its first-ever Tillman Military Scholar, Michael Weipert, one of 60 U.S. active duty service members, veterans and military spouses honored for their service, leadership and academic excellence.

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You Asked: Why can’t I get pregnant?

Three minutes. You can easily spend this seemingly insignificant amount of time hitting the snooze button or scrolling through your phone. But for a couple trying to get pregnant, the three-minute wait for a positive or negative reading on a pregnancy test is agonizing.

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You Asked: What causes hemorrhoids?

“We live in a constipated society.” This isn’t a topic you might broach at the dinner table with family, but unfortunately, someone you know is probably struggling with a symptom this unpleasant truth causes: Hemorrhoids.

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The doctor will see you now: Why men should take an active role in health care

Gender stereotypes about men and the idea of masculinity can range from stubbornness to the ever-popular tough-guy attitude. Any one of these mindsets could be used to explain why men often don’t go to the doctor to address worrisome symptoms as frequently as women do.

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Germ infested hospital bed

Combating deadly antibiotic-resistant infections: CDC says teamwork is key

Superbugs - germs that have evolved to become resistant to antibiotics and other medical treatments - are on the loose, infecting more than 2 million people in the U.S. every year.

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Resident learning with faculty physician.

Meeting the needs of today’s – and tomorrow’s – patients: Preparing medical students for an ever-changing world

Texas A&M College of Medicine has launched a new medical curriculum aimed at allowing more time, and diverse opportunities, in clinical training to ensure Aggie physicians are amply prepared to lead Texas' future health care workforce.

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Arthritis 101: What you should know

Think arthritis is just the inevitable pain that comes with age? Think again. Arthritis is a complex family of more than 100 types of musculoskeletal disorders with many causes and no definite cure. According to the Arthritis Foundation, the disease strikes 53 million adults in the U.S. (one in five), 300,000 children and is the nation's leading cause of disability.

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Transforming health care by broadening the perspective of future physicians

A new graduate certificate in Advanced International Affairs from the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University provides an enhanced educational experience for future Aggie physicians.

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