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New drug boosts immune system to protect against world’s deadliest infectious diseases

Researchers at the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have developed a new therapy to stimulate the body’s natural immune system, thereby providing effective protection against a wide range of life-threatening infectious diseases.

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Researchers at Texas A&M investigate “the pharmacy inside our bodies” for autoimmunity treatments

Researchers at Texas A&M investigate “the pharmacy inside our bodies” for autoimmunity treatments

The benefits of healthy gut bacteria and microbes have surged into the public consciousness over the past several years. Now, researchers at Texas A&M are on the cusp of developing therapeutics derived from gut bacteria to treat a number of ailments, including autoimmune disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis and even cancer.

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Q&A: Tuberculosis: Not just a disease of the past

Q&A: Tuberculosis: Not just a disease of the past

With nine million new cases appearing every year, tuberculosis (TB) is far from a disease of the past. We sat down with Jeffrey Cirillo, Ph.D., professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, who has spent the last 28 years researching tuberculosis, to find out more about one of the world’s deadliest infectious diseases.

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Husband and wife research duo join Texas A&M, advance novel protein engineering research to combat cancer

The age-old saying still holds true: Two heads are better than one, at least for the newest research team at Texas A&M. Elizabeth Sally Ward Ober, Ph.D., a molecular immunologist, and her husband, Raimund J. Ober, Ph.D., a biomedical engineer, have joined the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine and Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University, respectively.

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Hong researches care arrangements of children orphaned by AIDS

Over 17 million children worldwide have been orphaned from AIDS, and most of these orphans live in poor resource settings. Yan Hong, Ph.D., associate professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health, has just published her recent findings on care arrangement of AIDS orphans in rural central China.

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Wells chairs health care division of international management association

Rebecca Wells, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health, has just begun her elected role as chair of the Academy of Management's Health Care Management Division.

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Mehta examines impact of obesity and stress on worker fatigue and injury

Job stress comes in many different forms and affects your body in various ways, including your waistline. In case you needed more good reasons to aim to seek a harmonious work environment, a recent study indicates that if you don't, you are more susceptible to fatigue and injury.

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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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Texas A&M study transforms traditional perceptions of physical activity

Geocaching incorporates the adventure of a real-life treasure hunt with gaming features. The research study “Geocaching for Exercise and Activity Research (GEAR)” focuses on this and has shown that it can greatly increase physical activity.

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