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Texas A&M researcher combats water contamination with naturally occurring iron

According to the United Nations, water poses one of the greatest sustainability challenges of the 21st Century. In fact, by the year 2025, two-thirds of the world’s population will

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Doctoral student explores innovative methods for public health research

Amber D. Elkins, M.P.H., doctoral student with the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, recently co-wrote an article with Dennis M. Gorman, PhD, detailing innovative methods for public health research using system sciences theory.

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Researchers identify novel process involved in development of diabetes-induced heart failure

Researchers at Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine have discovered a novel mechanism in diabetes-induced heart failure, which will provide an alternative target for the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease in diabetic patients.

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There’s something in the saliva

Research in dentistry could introduce an oral cancer saliva test in the future while reducing the test’s risk of false positive results.

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Findings about titanium durability lead to more questions, research

Patients faced with the decision of whether dental implants are right for them may have a few more things to consider.

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Texas A&M researchers discover protein to prevent DNA damage during liver regeneration

Researchers at the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) Institute of Biosciences and Technology in Houston’s Texas Medical Center have uncovered a new mechanism for protecting the genetic integrity of actively dividing cells in the liver.

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Phone app paves the way for young adult cancer survivors

A new app, created by doctoral student Deborah Vollmer Dahlke and developed at the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC), is helping young adult cancer survivors navigate long-term care plans from their mobile devices.

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CPRIT to fund cancer efforts

TAMHSC women’s cancer prevention program receives CPRIT funds

Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) recently received a $1.5 million grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to fund women’s cancer prevention efforts in the Brazos Valley.

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Obesity: Study shows you may be destined for it

Inactivity and unhealthy eating habits are obvious contributing factors to obesity. To shed unwanted pounds, change your diet and increase activity. But research from the Texas A&M Health Science Center’s Institute of Biosciences and Technology (IBT) finds the likelihood of adults developing obesity may be innate.

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