High levels of a protein activated by vitamin K and associated with cardiovascular disease when it isn’t, has been found in the blood of African-Americans on dialysis, investigators report.
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For his compassionate healthcare, Matthew Rivera-Bloodworth has been named this year’s winner of Augusta University’s John F. Beard Award.
A new and early target for treating pulmonary hypertension appears to be an enzyme that’s normally key to energy production but destructive in the face of this high blood pressure inside your lungs.
New research published in Cancer Immunology Research by Drs. Esteban Celis and Hussein Sultan of the Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University could serve as the stepping-stone in constructing...
Immune cells that are ready to take action against invaders like bacteria have been found in women’s breast milk, researchers say.
A retinal ophthalmologist and a longtime MCG Department of Radiology and Imaging faculty member are recipients of the 2018 MCG Distinguished Alumni awards.
This pantry staple may help reduce the destructive inflammation of autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis.
An experimental compound appears to improve stroke outcome by reducing the destructive inflammation that can continue months after a stroke, scientists report.
The high estrogen levels that typically afford younger women protection from cardiovascular disease appear to instead multiply their risk if they have type 1 diabetes, researchers say.
AUGUSTA, Ga. – A receptor on our immune cells that can detect both the heat of a red chili pepper and the extreme physical heat of a pizza oven may help protect the brain following a traumatic brain...
When you have diabetes then get an acute kidney injury there is a multiplier effect that can worsen your prognosis and destroy your kidneys. Now, scientists think they know why.
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.
A small, daily dose of Viagra significantly reduces colorectal cancer risk, scientists report.
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.