Health & Wellness

November 13, 2015
By the time its built in 2016, the Human Clinical Research Facility will be the proverbial hub for human research collaboration at Texas A&M University. Envisioned by the Department of Health & Kinesiology, it will house both the Center for Translational Research in Aging and Longevity (CTRAL), headed by Dr. Nicolaas Deutz, and the Exercise & Sport Nutrition Lab (ESNL), headed by Dr. Richard Kreider.
January 20, 2015
Researchers at the Center for Translational Research in Aging and Longevity are studying what happens to adults that spend extended in bed, usually after surgery.
December 03, 2014
Dr. Suzanne Droleskey tells us about her experience teaching International Studies major Kaitlyn Kellermeyer, who is blind, the art of tai chi.
April 21, 2014
A research team led by Cheryl Lyn Walker, Ph.D., with the Texas A&M Health Science Center Institute of Biosciences and Technology and College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, along with partners from across Texas A&M and the Texas Medical Center (TMC) in Houston, is intent on altering that staggering statistic.
February 09, 2014
A Triangle of Wellness: Sunday Simbo Combines Science and Spirituality for The Good of Research
February 03, 2014
We rarely get to see the inner workings of our own bodies. To unravel the mysteries of what’s happening inside, exercise physiology scientists in the&nbsp;<a href="http://hlknweb.tamu.edu">Department of Health and Kinesiology</a>&nbsp;are exploring the connections between genetics, exercise and health to help promote healthy lifestyles, from the inside out.
January 23, 2014
What started with an initial grant awarded in 2007 to Leon County and the Center for Community Health Development (CCHD) to provide innovative counseling services in a rural setting is expanding to serve residents in communities throughout the Brazos Valley.
July 30, 2013

COLLEGE STATION, July 29, 2013 – The University of Colorado has been crowned the 2013 national champion of the Excellence in Management Cup, presented by Texas A&M University’s Laboratory for the Study of Intercollegiate Athletics (LSIA).

July 15, 2013
Extended Deadline: March 15 for Sponsored Registration Applications multi-professional faculty of well-known experts will help you to better understand the practicalities of tracer methodology enabling you to confidently engage in tracer studies or giving you a head start building your own tracer lab.
May 08, 2013
Helping people live longer and healthier lives is the goal of the medical professionals at the Center for Translational Research on Aging and Longevity (CTRAL), Texas A&M University’s newest research program in which patients are receiving real-world care and results.
Health students stand next to their informational table in the MSC.
November 30, 2012

With over 800 student organizations at Texas A&M University, it can be tough to stand out and spread your message. But after an internship with Be The Match, Taylor Whittaker was inspired and ready to take on the challenge.

June 26, 2012

One in 88 children is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder by age 8, according to a recent study by the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention – a rate that has risen far above the 2006 estimate of one in 110.

April 16, 2012

A Texas A&M University program is providing Aggie health and kinesiology majors with invaluable hands-on training for their future careers, while also giving local children with disabilities a venue for exercise and entertainment.

March 05, 2012

From helping you create healthy grocery lists to acting as your own personal trainer, there really is an app for that.

Young boy smiling.
February 07, 2012
When the Texas Health and Human Services Commission needed an assessment tool to help determine the amount of Medicaid home care families with special needs children might require, they called on a team of researchers at Texas A&M University and the Texas A&M University Health Science Center for help.
August 28, 2011

Stereotypes. Conform to them and experience pressure to achieve and sustain. Don't conform and risk suffering from shame or guilt.

May 04, 2011

The so-called "bad cholesterol" — low-density lipoprotein commonly called LDL — may not be so bad after all, shows a Texas A&M University study that casts new light on the cholesterol debate, particularly among adults who exercise.

April 18, 2011

A healthier lifestyle doesn't have to mean radical changes in diet and exercise. It can be as simple as taking the stairs instead of the elevator or regularly lifting a 10-pound bag of sugar, notes comedian Kevin Hughes.

February 06, 2011

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) has awarded $576,677 to fund a Texas A&M University program designed to transform family reunions into venues for teaching African-American Texas families about cancer prevention.

December 14, 2010
One of the most important lessons parents will ever teach their children is how to relate to others, notes a Texas A&M University school psychology professor.
December 14, 2010
Two Texas A&M University psychologists are working to reduce suicide number as they research mental health issues affecting veterans and suicide prevention.
September 24, 2010

With National Preparedness Month in full swing, a research paper co-authored by a Texas A&M University professor suggests that children - particularly children with disabilities - are especially vulnerable to the effects of disasters.

April 21, 2010

Parenting is a natural skill, says parent coach Kristy Dixon '00, but good parenting is an acquired skill.

January 06, 2010

If you want a student to understand how airplanes fly, you give them an airplane to fly.

April 23, 2009
Due to distance, lack of transportation, insurance and providers, access to mental health services is an ongoing issue for many rural Brazos Valley residents, according to a 2006 survey conducted by the Center for Community Health Development (CCHD) in the School for Rural Public Health at Texas A&M University. However, Tele-Health is working to change that.

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