Athletes are especially prone to heat exhaustion and other heat illness when exercising in hot and humid conditions. It's essential for athletes to recognize the warning signs of heat exhaustion before it turns into heat stroke.
Scientists at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine have pinpointed a population of neurons in the brain that influences whether one drink leads to two. This work could ultimately lead to a cure for alcoholism and other addictions.
“Gluten” has become quite the buzzword in the dieting community, but is a gluten-free diet really the way to go? Experts with the Texas A&M Health Science Center discuss who should go on the diet and why.
Marcia Ory, Ph.D. has revolutionized the care of seniors through applied prevention research beginning at the National Institute on Aging where she directed the Social Science Research on Aging program, to her current position as distinguished professor and associate dean of research at the Texas A&M School of Public Health.
Texas A&M Health Science Center’s faculty members regularly pursue innovative translational research to find solutions to some of today’s most pressing health conditions. However, some of these groundbreaking discoveries do not successfully move from the bench to the bedside because researchers find they have limited training when it comes to commercialization.