Category Archives: Health and Medical

Disease threats: Are we prepared?

Public health threats know no boundaries, and global security depends upon preparedness and collaboration in establishing sustainable public health systems around the world, said a panel of high-ranking experts at the George H.W. Bush Sixth China-U.S. Relations Conference hosted in Houston by Texas A&M Health Science Center. Other Health and Medical The New Dexcom G6 Monitors Blood Sugar Continuously With […]

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Eating To Your Heart’s Content: How the Mediterranean Diet Can Improve Your Heart Health

A sunset over the Mediterranean Sea, a perfectly poached salmon on a bed of roasted vegetables and a glass of fine red wine in your hand. This may sound like a dream-like vacation, but it could also be your everyday… well, everything except for the sunset. Share This ArticleFacebookGoogle+TwitterPinterestLinkedinemail

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Craving A Burger? Your Kidneys May Not Agree

An estimated 26 million people in the United States have chronic kidney disease, which can lead to complete kidney failure. Once the kidneys fail, patients either need to undergo dialysis treatments three times a week or have a kidney transplant to remain alive. In 2013, more than 47,000 Americans died from kidney disease. Share This ArticleFacebookGoogle+TwitterPinterestLinkedinemail

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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, associate professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health and Director of the National Science Foundation Center for Health Organization Transformation (CHOT). Share This ArticleFacebookGoogle+TwitterPinterestLinkedinemail

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