WHIN Members in the News

Shedding Light On Cognitive Aging
A neuroscientist combines novel genetic and engineering tools to explore age-related decline in mental skills

You Asked: Why Do I Get The Chills When I’M Not Cold?
Adrenaline fuels the hair-raising sensation that accompanies anxiety and emotion

How Does Memory Work?
At the cellular level, it’s a lot like faster networking.

Diagnosing The Tiniest Victims Of The Opioid Epidemic
Research is underway to identify infants at risk of neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome shortly after birth

Texas A&M Research Leads To First Drug For Postpartum Depression
Texas A&M College of Medicine professor Dr. D. Samba Reddy’s research helped develop first-in-class medicine for the brain condition postpartum depression.

Birth Control Pills May Increase Risk Of Seizures
New study shows hormonal contraceptives can increase seizures in women with epilepsy.

Can Nicotine Protect An Aging Brain?
According to research at Texas A&M, it turns out the nicotine itself—when given independently from tobacco—could help protect the brain as it ages.

You Asked: What Does Cartilage Do?
We all know about our bone health, but does cartilage health matter?

For Both Men & Women, Pregnancy & Alcohol Are Toxic Mix
Drinking habits of both the mother and father may cause problems for children

You Asked: Why Do People React Differently To Alcohol?
We break down your ability to breakdown alcohol

Blood Test May Help Identify Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
“If we can reset developmental trajectories earlier in life, it is a lot easier than trying to treat disabilities later in life.”

Morphine Might Take Away Pain, But Does It Do More Harm Than Good?
The damaging effects of giving morphine after a major injury

Women In Medicine: Farida Sohrabji
Celebrating the female trailblazers in medicine and medical sciences at Texas A&M

How Do Diseases Affect Men & Women Differently?
What society accepts as the norm may not be what is actually taking place within the body

Research Suggests Strokes May Cause Increased Preference For Alcohol
A study in animal models indicates that brain changes after stroke may lead to increase in alcohol-seeking behavior

Shift Work Unwinds Body Clocks, Leading To More Severe Strokes
Research finds living against our body clocks is detrimental to our health

You Asked: What Causes DÉJÀ VU?
Glitches in the brain or a glimpse into the future?

Not All Strokes are Created Equal: College Of Medicine Researcher Studies How Age & Sex Affect Recovery From Stroke

New Research May Lead To Better Outcomes For Children Born With Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Women’s Health in Neuro Science fills a critical Research Gap