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Low-cost TB test means quicker, more reliable diagnosis for patients

A new test for tuberculosis (TB) could dramatically improve the speed and accuracy of diagnosis for one of the world’s deadliest diseases, enabling health care providers to report results to patients within minutes.

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Tired? How caffeine is making you sleep less

More than 80 percent of Americans start their day with caffeine, and while it can be a helpful way to get going in the mornings, it can also hurt your sleeping patterns.

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Texas A&M medical students learn what the future holds during annual “Match Day” event

More than 150 fourth-year medical students at Texas A&M Health Science Center learned where they will begin the next phase of medical training, known as residency; and ultimately, what specialty in the vast field of medicine their future holds on Friday, March 21.

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Disaster Day simulation grows in size, scope and intensity with community help

A helicopter rushes a critically injured patient to the nearest hospital, nurses hurry to the sides of panicked, bloody patients and desperate faces beg for help. This was the

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5 lifestyle changes to prevent heart disease

Broken heart got you down? This February, participate in American Heart Month by making small lifestyle changes that could directly affect your risk of heart disease.

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Fuchs-Young opens research doors with outreach program

One of the major factors in her decision to join TAMHSC was the emphasis on research and outreach programs that target underrepresented minorities in science.

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$2M kidney research grant program named for TAMHSC-COM professor

The American Society for Nephrology, the world’s largest group of kidney doctors, has named a new grant and fellowship program after TAMHSC-COM Professor of Medicine Dr. Donald Wesson.

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6th Annual Saturday Morning Biophysics Program Open for Registration

Girls from grades 6 to 12 have a rare opportunity to dig deeper into science this fall at the Saturday Morning Biophysics: Image Life! Program, hosted at the Texas

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Stem cell protein yields hope for cancer patients

Scientists engaged in basic research can spend years seeking a breakthrough. Once they do, the range of opportunities that rapidly open up may be surprising.

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