Posted: 08/27/2013 - The interim head of Texas A&M's Health Science Center is stepping down, as he had committed to doing a year ago.
Posted: 08/25/2013 - A new study says the biggest health threats in South Texas are obesity and diabetes.
Posted: 08/21/2013 - Around 5.5 Million Americans have been diagnosed with heart failure. Another 700,000 are diagnosed every year. Now, patients struggling with heart failure have a specialty clinic dedicated just to them.
Updated: 08/19/2013 - Texas A&M University biologist Xiaorong Lin draws from ancient Chinese philosopher Sun Tzu's "The Art of War" to explain the mission of her research on fungal pathogens: "If you want to win the battle," she says, "you have to know not only yourself, but also the enemy."
Posted: 08/14/2013 - About half the people who now buy their own health insurance — and potentially would face higher premiums next year under President Barack Obama's health care law — would qualify for federal tax credits to offset rate shock, according to a new private study.
Updated: 08/13/2013 - Coca-Cola plans to run its first ad defending the safety of artificial sweeteners, a move that comes as the company looks to stem declining sales of diet soda.
Posted: 08/12/2013 - Patients and their families can now order room service at St. Joseph.
Posted: 08/07/2013 - In the past 20 years, at least 40 football players nationwide have died from heat-related conditions, which should serve as a sober reminder to the thousands of high school and college players who are now reporting for preseason workouts — and for their coaches — says a Texas A&M University health professor.
Posted: 08/06/2013 - Women taking calcium channel blockers for years may have a higher risk for breast cancer, new research published Aug. 5 in JAMA Internal Medicine shows.
Posted: 08/01/2013 - Afraid there may be peanuts or other allergens hiding in that cookie? Thanks to a cradle and app that turn your smartphone into a handheld biosensor, you may soon be able to run on-the-spot tests for food safety, environmental toxins, medical diagnostics and more.
Posted: 07/31/2013 - A food inspector says most - if not all - the prepackaged salad mix that sickened hundreds of people in Iowa and Nebraska wasn't grown in either state.
Posted: 07/30/2013 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first brain wave test that could help diagnose children and teens with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHA).
Updated: 07/30/2013 - Finding every reason to binge on food is easy, but it is also easy to talk yourself out of racking up the calories.
Updated: 07/29/2013 - A Louisiana coroner's office says a preliminary autopsy found that popular radio and TV host David "Kidd" Kraddick had an enlarged heart and blocked arteries, and probably developed an irregular heartbeat.
Updated: 07/29/2013 - Scientists say they have figured out why cats are making your allergies crazy -- and their research might also help those allergic to dogs as well.
Updated: 07/25/2013 - Huntsville Memorial Hospital has announced Thursday that they have been recognized with an “A” Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group
Updated: 07/24/2013 - An investigation by the Texas Attorney General's office has resulted in an order for Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast to pay $1.4 million for fraudulently over-billing Medicaid.
Posted: 07/23/2013 - More than 200 people in at least four states, including Texas, have come down with a stomach bug that could be linked to foodborne illness.