When 20-year-old Rohan Bagga is not wearing his Mr. Augusta University 2019 crown, he is studying medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University.
Researchers at MCG have some of the first evidence that diastolic heart failure results when there is a “critical deficit” in the ability to appropriately dilate blood vessels, due to the inhibition of a chemical that helps our blood vessels dilate.
In the face of diabetes, a common condition in which glucose and levels of destructive inflammation soar, whole body vibration appears to improve how well our body uses glucose as an energy source and adjust our microbiome and immune cells to deter...
It’s the proportionately of a newborn — a measure that includes both birthweight and length — that may best tell doctors whether a child is born with an increased risk for heart problems later in life, investigators report.
Augusta University experts are ready to talk FaceApp, Democratic presidential candidates and more.
Patients and families had the chance to thank the team of doctors for the impact they've made in their lives.
When someone is depressed and having suicidal thoughts or their depression treatment just isn’t working, caregivers might want to check to see if they have obstructive sleep apnea, investigators say.
Experts available to discuss viral hepatitis outbreaks, rural health care and telemedicine
The PRIDE program's Summer Institute aims to give young scientists a boost to their careers.
Scientists at MCG are looking at how neural activity drives blood flow increases and how important the increases are for the health and proper functioning of neurons. Benefits of better understanding could include better interpreting results of...
Dr. David Hess, MCG dean, will testify before Congress about the importance of high-speed broadband internet and how it helped him and others develop a way to treat stroke patients remotely.
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.
Students from several Augusta University colleges spent the day providing health screenings at Costa Layman Farms.
While regular exercise is clearly beneficial to children — and adults — the psychosocial health of children may benefit as much from other kinds of adult-led after-school programs, Medical College of Georgia researchers report in the journal...
Katrina Keefer has been named chief executive officer for AU Health effective July 15.
June 29, 2018, was the day Mary Jackson’s life changed forever.
Renowned pharmacologist, molecular behavioral neuroscientist who is pursuing better treatment targets for PTSD, depression and Alzheimer’s has been named chair of the MCG Department of Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine.
Augusta University has more than 80 experts on hand to discuss a variety of topics, from health care to politics and beyond.
Over the years, the program has provided more than 5,000 screenings to migrant workers.
MCG scientists looking at body's natural checkpoint, the enzyme CD73, and how it may convert the cell fuel that normally promotes our immune system to attack head and neck cancer cells into something that instead inhibits that attack.