Category: Health & Medical

FDA Forced to Retract Misleading Statements on Ivermectin’s COVID-19 Use After Legal Challenge [VIDEO]

The FDA has been compelled to retract several social media posts that misleadingly suggested ivermectin, a drug used by some doctors to treat COVID-19, is solely for animals. This comes after a lawsuit brought by three doctors accusing the agency of interfering with their medical practice. The settlement highlights ongoing debates over ivermectin’s use and the FDA’s communication strategies.

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Recognize Mental Health Challenges And Symptoms After The Wildfires

The wildfires in the Texas Panhandle have left a trail of devastation, impacting families, livestock, and the land. As the community grapples with the aftermath, mental health challenges are emerging, highlighting the need for support and awareness. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is stepping up to provide Mental Health First Aid training to help individuals recognize and address these needs, offering a path towards healing and recovery.

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Healthy South Texas Beats For Heart Health

In celebration of Heart Health Month, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is leading the charge in educating Texans about the importance of heart health and heart disease prevention. With heart disease being the leading cause of death in Texas, the organization is hosting community-wide events and online programs to promote healthy living and lifestyle changes that can lower the risk of heart disease and stroke. From heart-healthy cooking classes to health conferences and screenings, they aim to empower individuals with knowledge to take charge of their cardiovascular well-being.

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Texas A&M AgriLife Research Study May Lead To Novel Obesity Treatment

Researchers from Texas A&M AgriLife Research have made a groundbreaking discovery related to obesity and its associated diseases. Their study, published in Molecular Metabolism, reveals the role of the growth hormone secretagogue receptor (GHSR) in macrophages, a major immune cell type, and its significant increase during obesity. By selectively shutting down GHSR activity in macrophages, the team reduced chronic inflammation and insulin resistance caused by obesity, potentially opening the door to novel treatments for obesity-related health issues.

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