Home-based biofeedback therapy is effective option for tough-to-treat constipation.
Problems like obesity and alcoholism appear to chronically trigger in the liver a receptor known to amplify inflammation in response to invaders like bacteria, scientists report.
A third-year resident at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University is working to increase colorectal screening rates in some of Georgia’s poorest and most underserved areas.
Probiotic use is a link between brain fogginess, severe bloating
Investigators report a manmade antibody delivering a drug that inhibits inflammation can reverse a disease course that often leads to kidney failure.
New targets found to reduce blood vessel damage in diabetes
Researchers at the Georgia Cancer Center and Department of Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University are testing a new way to fight cancer: ‘force-feeding’ cancer to death.
Oxidative stress can help tumors thrive, but one way novel cancer treatments work is by pushing levels to the point where it instead helps them die, scientists report.
A cancer researcher is determined to take a family’s gift and turn it into hope for liver cancer patients. For the family, it’s an opportunity to keep the memory of a mother and wife alive for generations to come.
Dr. Laura Carbone and Dr. Carlos Isales are the newest J. Harold Harrison, M.D., Distinguished University Chairs at the Medical College of Georgia.
Dr. Kenneth J. Vega, an expert in gastroesophageal reflux disease and ethnic/gender variations in Barrett’s esophagus, is the new chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the Medical College of Georgia Department of Medicine. The chief, who comes to MCG from National Jewish...
The first board certified intensivist in Georgia and a neonatologist and expert in pediatric nutrition are among the faculty being honored by the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University.
Dr. Shaheen Islam, director of Interventional Pulmonology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, has been named chief of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia.
In research funded by the National Cancer Institute, scientists at the Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University found that manipulated T cells can be used to target liver cancer without harming non-cancerous liver cells.
Dr. Pascha Schafer has been named associate chief medical officer and chief quality officer for AU Health.
Mouse genes that make human T cells powerful at fighting liver cancer could one day help patients do the same, scientists report.
A single high-fat milkshake can quickly transform our healthy red blood cells into small, spiky cells that wreak havoc inside our blood vessels.
Two immunotherapies are being given together for the first time to help more patients wage a stronger war on a wide range of solid tumors.
Obese, premenopausal women can lose the innate protection from cardiovascular disease that their youth and estrogen are believed to afford, and scientists want to know how. Before menopause, the hormone estrogen helps blood vessels stay healthy and pliable, but obesity further increases levels of...
We're getting closer to a cure for adults with sickle cell disease.