A small, daily dose of Viagra significantly reduces colorectal cancer risk, scientists report.
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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...
Over the last decade, increasingly fewer of the nation’s senior medical students have chosen to pursue a career in pathology, according to a study review of main residency match data from 2008-17...
Researchers think the prevention of inflammation will help prevent or delay diabetic kidney disease and probably other consequences of type 1 diabetes.
In the battle against cancer, antibiotics may have a negative impact.
New research at the Medical College of Georgia is helping in the fight against glaucoma.
A portable ultrasound can help nephrologists better detect fluid in the lungs of patients with end-stage kidney disease, according to a study by physicians at the Medical College of Georgia at...
What do bad sleep habits and stiff blood vessels have in common? Nothing good, MCG scientists say.
Scientists have developed a way to identify biomarkers for a wide range of diseases by assessing the antibodies we are making to the complex sugars coating our cells.
One small molecule that helps regulate gene expression plays a big role in keeping us safe from the machinations of cancer.
A $1.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will help determine whether a pear- or apple-shape physique is best for our brains.
Scientists at MCG say a logical and effective new treatment target for certain cancers is to block production of the chemical that initiates the call that allows tumor growth .
The TEDDY study’s international research team has identified the new gene regions in young people who have already developed type 1 diabetes or who have started making antibodies against their...
A Medical College of Georgia research team has emerging evidence that a little-known gene may have a big role in keeping our Paneth cells – and us – healthy and active.
Augusta businessman and philanthropist Peter Knox has given a $1 million gift to the Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University to help support its future director.
Dr. W. Vaughn McCall has been named the medical school’s first executive vice dean.
In just months, high-doses of vitamin D has been found to reduce arterial stiffness in young, overweight or obese African-Americans.
It’s a metal we worry thieves will steal from our air conditioners or power lines, but inside our bodies too much copper can result in a much larger loss.
Scientists have shown that a medicine prescribed for severe pain can help preserve vision in a model of severe, blinding retinal degeneration. Now they want to know more about how it works.
A decade of data indicates the HPV vaccine is safe and effective long term, researchers report.