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Medical Minute discusses gene expression and glaucoma

In this week’s Medical Minute, Dr. Joseph Hobbs, chairman of the Department of Family Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, discusses a handful of molecules scientists have found that regulate gene expression in...

Medical Minute discusses protein function and cancer

In this week’s Medical Minute, Dr. Joseph Hobbs, chairman of the Department of Family Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, discusses how the function of the protein, TIMP1, which normally enables wound healing and...

Medical Minute discusses impact of disease on kidneys

In this week’s Medical Minute, Dr. Joseph Hobbs, chairman of the Department of Family Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, discusses the challenges our kidneys encounter when impacted by conditions like diabetes...

Medical Minute discusses side effect of organ failure

In this week’s Medical Minute, Dr. Joseph Hobbs, chairman of the Department of Family Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, discusses a technique physicians are using to diagnose and plan treatment for fluid on the...

Medical Minute discusses personalized medicine

In this week’s Medical Minute, Dr. Joseph Hobbs, chairman of the Department of Family Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, discusses how proteins promoting destructive inflammation differ from person to person with...

Medical Minute discusses the benefits of Vitamin D

In this week’s Medical Minute, Dr. Joseph Hobbs, chairman of the Department of Family Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, discusses how large doses of Vitamin D may reduce heart disease and stroke risk in certain...

Medical Minute discusses HPV vaccines

In this week’s Medical Minute, Dr. Joseph Hobbs, chairman of the Department of Family Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, discusses treatment vaccines for Human Papillomavirus that may reduce the number of women...

Medical Minute: Sugar on cells may help treat ailments

In this week’s Medical Minute, Dr. Joseph Hobbs, chairman of the Department of Family Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, discusses how the sugar coating on our cells is leading scientists to develop technologies...

Medical Minute: copper build up and diabetes

In this week’s Medical Minute, Dr. Joseph Hobbs, chairman of the Department of Family Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, discusses the role of copper build up in the bodies of people living with diabetes. The...

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