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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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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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