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.
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...
David L. Mattson, an established hypertension investigator and academic leader at the Medical College of Wisconsin, will join the MCG leadership team July 1.
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.
There’s more evidence that a high-fat diet is bad for both younger males and females, but exactly how it’s harmful may differ between the sexes, scientists report.
For almost 20 years, the department’s holiday party has continued to be a time when faculty and staff can enjoy each others company but is also an opportunity to help those in the Augusta community.
Who was Caught in the Act of Great Teaching? These professors were!
Lipid that aids normal skin turnover may help psoriasis.
Searching for new ways to reduce the impact of mental stress on our physical well being.
Dr. R. Clinton Webb will receive the 2018 Excellence Award for Hypertension Research.
Higher levels of oxidative stress in males results in lower levels of a cofactor needed to make the powerful blood vessel dilator nitric oxide, researchers report.
Scientists explore how high blood pressure hurts cognition.
Sullivan selected for two national scientific honors.
When trauma spills the contents of our cell powerhouses, it can evoke a potentially deadly immune response much like a severe bacterial infection.
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 first board certified intensivist in Georgia and a neonatologist and expert in pediatric nutrition are among the faculty being honored by the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University.
What do bad sleep habits and stiff blood vessels have in common? Nothing good, MCG scientists say.
A Program Project Grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute is helping to further understand the damage of dead and dying cells in the body.
These hot summer days may tempt some of us to reach for a cold sugary drink, but scientists are finding increasing evidence that if we reach too often, we are setting ourselves up for rapid weight gain. In fact, even more so than sugar-laden foods...