Discovery will help in treating Menkes disease, other copper deficiency disorders A new study has uncovered a unique way in which the anti-cancer drug elesclomol enables copper delivery in cells, aiding in the search for treatments for copper deficiency disorders such as Menkes disease. Menkes disease is an extremely rare hereditary copper-deficiency disorder in... Read More → The post Study uncovers a unique, efficient method of copper delivery in cells appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Awards of excellence given by The Association of Former Students Texas A&M AgriLife faculty members in the Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences have been selected to receive Distinguished Achievement Awards from The Association of Former Students at Texas A&M University. Among the most prestigious awards presented to faculty and staff by Texas... Read More → The post Texas A&M AgriLife faculty receive Distinguished Achievement Awards appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Program focuses on reducing blood pressure through nutrition and activity The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in cooperation with McLennan Community College Continuing Education will hold a Do Well, Be Well with Hypertension series starting April 6 and continuing each Thursday through April 27. The series is offered to adults interested in learning how to... Read More → The post Do Well, Be Well with Hypertension series starts April 6 in Waco appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Suzuki to bring unique perspective on research about genetics, nutrients, disease origins Understanding the mechanisms by which genetic and prenatal environmental factors contribute to congenital disabilities and disease risks so that one day effective preventive interventions can be developed is the goal of Masako Suzuki, DVM, Ph.D. Suzuki, who recently joined the Department of Nutrition... Read More → The post Department of Nutrition adds genetics expert, trained veterinarian to faculty appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Part of the ongoing Rangeland, Wildlife and Fisheries Management series The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present the webinar “Water Law Overview and Update” on April 6 from noon to 1 p.m. as part of its ongoing Department of Rangeland, Wildlife and Fisheries Management Stewardship Series. Cost is $35, and advance registration is required... Read More → The post Water law overview and update webinar set April 6 appeared first on AgriLife Today.