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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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Taylor awarded 2014 American STD Association Developmental Award

Brandie Taylor, Ph.D., M.P.H., assistant professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health, was recently awarded the 2014 American Sexually Transmitted Disease Association (ASTDA) Developmental Award. The ASTDA Developmental Award is designed to encourage new investigators to pursue careers in STD research.

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Tekwe develops new model examining impact of radiation dose on lipid measures among Japanese atomic bomb survivors

Carmen D. Tekwe, Ph.D., assistant professor with the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health, recently published a study detailing the development of a new statistical model in Statistics in Medicine.

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Texas A&M provides rapid response to solve real-world healthcare industry challenges

The Center for Health Organization Transformation takes on immediate challenges plaguing health care providers in the industry through a collaborative research process.

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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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Supporting digestion: 4 ways to help gut bacteria thrive

There are trillions of microbes living in our digestive system, producing compounds that support our overall health. These natural compounds in our GI tract help prevent chronic inflammation and obesity, keeping potentially fatal bacterial spores from germinating within our body and much more.

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Ferdinand finds laws restricting texting while driving save lives

Although not all states have laws restricting texting while driving, a recent study by Alva Ferdinand, Dr.P.H., J.D., assistant professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health, indicates if they did, it would save lives.

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Houston Methodist and Texas A&M join forces to enhance physician education and research innovation

Houston Methodist and Texas A&M Health Science Center are partnering to bring more innovative research and medical education to the state through new health professions degree programs in the Texas Medical Center.

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Research to Reality: Researcher identifies effective chemical intervention for liver cancer

Natalie Johnson, Ph.D., assistant professor with the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health, recently published findings from a new study using a chemical intervention approach to prevent carcinogen-induced liver cancer.

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