For the first time, scientists have described the body’s natural mechanism for temporarily protecting the powerhouses of kidney cells when injury or disease means they aren’t getting enough blood or oxygen.
Lipid that aids normal skin turnover may help psoriasis.
A small study looking at whether the drug prazosin, best known for treating high blood pressure but also used to treat PTSD-related sleep problems, can reduce suicidal thoughts has yielded surprising results.
Scientists find first evidence in humans that the innate system that enables us to flee danger may itself be dangerous to our cardiovascular health.
Enzyme arginase 1, known to help our liver get rid of ammonia, can also help repair and protect our retina.
Dr. Richard Lee, physician, scientist and educator, is new chief of cardiothoracic surgery at MCG.
An MCG lab has been designated to help with patient testing for a trial assessing the effectiveness of targeting cancer-causing gene changes rather than cancer type.
Getting leptin levels “just right” may provide cardiovascular protection.
Dr. Fernando L. Vale, vice chair of the Department of Neurosurgery and Brain Repair at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, is the new chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta...
Home-based biofeedback therapy is effective option for tough-to-treat constipation.
A family of cytokines or proteins secreted by immune cells become essential to recover our sense of taste after trauma.
MCG scientists find a group of large, triangular-shaped neurons, in two almond-shaped structures on either side of our brain, form cliques that help us enjoy the total food experience.
A member of a protein family known for protecting our cells also protects cancer cells in aggressive, metastatic breast cancer, scientists report.
Correcting unhealthy molecular shifts as we age can result in healthier bone formation.
Searching for new ways to reduce the impact of mental stress on our physical well being.
New study sheds light on reducing recidivism for those found guilty by reason of insanity.
Dr. R. Clinton Webb will receive the 2018 Excellence Award for Hypertension Research.
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.
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.
Probiotic use is a link between brain fogginess, severe bloating