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Mission BREATHE program combines education and science to target asthma in South Texas

A new program developed by a researcher in the Texas A&M College of Medicine shows families in South Texas simple things they can do to reduce asthma triggers in the home.

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Gates Millennium Scholar

Gates Millennium Scholars pursuing public health degrees to help the communities they call home

Three Gates Millennium Scholars are currently pursuing graduate degrees at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health in hopes of returning home and impacting the underserved communities from which they came.

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Understanding the immune system provides new ways to treat diseases

A growing team of researchers in the Texas A&M College of Medicine is trying to understand the basic mechanisms of how the immune system works. This knowledge could be used to develop new treatments for diseases such as multiple sclerosis and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It also has broad implications for infectious diseases such as tuberculosis.

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Texans in rural areas less likely to receive colorectal cancer screening

Colorectal cancer ranks second in cancer incidence and third in cancer-related deaths in the United States. Texans living in rural areas are less likely to have colorectal cancer screening, according to research conducted by the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health.

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Fast Facts: Measles comeback: What you should know

We sat down with Scott Lillibridge, a physician and public health expert at Texas A&M Health Science Center, to find out more about how measles spreads and how it can be prevented.

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Team approach to surgery improves quality of care while reducing cost

By merely reducing unnecessary preoperative tests, the cost of surgery could be reduced by $112 per case according to a new study published by Bita Kash, Ph.D., M.B.A., FACHE.

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Compound found in grapes, red wine may help prevent memory loss

College of Medicine researcher publishes new findings on the benefits resveratrol may offer for treating memory loss in the elderly.

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A new model for rural health care delivery

In rural communities, gaining access to health care can pose a challenge. The Holland Rural Health Rotations program, led by Catherine McNeal, M.D., Ph.D., exposes first-year medical students to the everyday struggles rural families face. Now in it's fifth year, the program has established a strong relationship with the community of Holland, providing health care where it was previously difficult to find.

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Planning Disaster Day gives students a chance to learn valuable leadership skills

Planning Disaster Day gives students a chance to learn valuable leadership skills

Seniors in the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Nursing are balancing lectures, exams and clinical hours, all while planning one of the largest disaster simulations in the country.

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