Focusing on strengthening our muscles rather than losing fat may be a better way to protect ourselves from weight-related hazards like diabetes and cardiovascular disease, investigators say.
When it comes to advancing one's career as a doctor, the key is to find a mentor who can show you what it takes to succeed professionally.
The interdisciplinary Southern Section of the AFMR, which includes 13 states, Puerto Rico, the West Indies and Central and South America, works to promote research and foster mentorship of junior faculty and residents to ensure the future of medical...
A nationally and internationally known cardiologist has been named chair of MCG's largest department.
Dr. Lee Ann Merchen, director of MCG's internal medicine residency, has been named to new role to help streamline the medical school's clinical curriculum.
A synthetic peptide disrupts the destructive inflammation that occurs in nephritis, enabling the kidneys to better recover and maintain function.
Faculty at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University were recognized with Exemplary Teaching Awards for their contributions to students and residents at the state’s public medical school.
A powerful immune molecule helps protect transplanted organs from rejection by putting a silencer on two other immune molecules that converge to take a direct shot at the organ, scientists report.
Dr. Satish S.C. Rao is helping lead a federally funded initiative that will provide the first head-to-head comparison of the benefits, side effects and costs of three Food and Drug Administration-approved treatments already in regular use.
Dr. Shaheen Islam, chief of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, is the recipient of the 2018 Educator Award from the Association of Interventional Pulmonary Program Directors.
Scientists found that while actual salt retention isn’t higher in females, there is still an effect that drives pressure up.
The Augusta University Cystic Fibrosis team won big at the North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference.
Faculty members were honored at the 2018 Augusta University Research Institute awards night.
According to the National Cancer Institute, more than 154,000 people will die from lung cancer in 2018, about the size of the population of Athens, Georgia.
Getting leptin levels “just right” may provide cardiovascular protection.
Through Medical Scholars Research Day, students are given more opportunities to participate in clinical and translational research.
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