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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.
Scientists are working to analyze the genes of hundreds of patients born with a missing or underdeveloped vagina and uterus to get a better idea about causes, improve genetic counseling and improve treatment.
If a simple screening, along with the safest, most effective vaccine ever tested could save your life, would you take it? Multiple studies over the last 10 years have shown a Pap smear and the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine are the keys to...
Dr. Sharad Ghamande, executive vice chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, has been named department chair.
AU Medical Center to open Augusta’s first 24/7 OB Emergency Department.
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.
Researchers think the prevention of inflammation will help prevent or delay diabetic kidney disease and probably other consequences of type 1 diabetes.
Scientists have developed a way to identify biomarkers for a wide range of diseases by assessing the antibodies we are making to the complex sugars coating our cells.
Dr. Sharad Ghamande has been named executive vice chair of the MCG Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
The TEDDY study’s international research team has identified the new gene regions in young people who have already developed type 1 diabetes or who have started making antibodies against their insulin-producing cells, often a precursor state to the...
A decade of data indicates the HPV vaccine is safe and effective long term, researchers report.
New findings show the vaccine to be safe and effective, especially for preadolescents.
Dr. Arni S.R. Srinivasa Rao, a mathematical modeler in the Department of Population Health Sciences at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, is the leading coeditor of two new volumes of the Handbook of Statistics series. Rao edited...
Thanks to a new drug known as UA from Allergan, there may be a treatment for women with unterine fibroids, without having to undergo surgery.
The inaugural walk of the "Walk With A Doc" program will begin at 9 a.m. Oct. 21 at Pendleton King Park.
This month is the perfect time to talk to the women in your life about their health to make sure they’re talking to their family doctor about the dangers of gynecological cancers. “Talk as much as you can, because there are no dumb questions,” said...
Dr. Richard A. McIndoe, bioinformatics expert and associate director of the Center for Biotechnology and Genomic Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, has received a $12.8 million grant to continue to lead a national...
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome may not be something you hear much about, but doctors at the Georgia Cancer Center and Augusta University Medical Center say they are seeing an increased number of women with the condition. Dr. Bunja Rungruang, assistant...
Physician scientists want to know if a new therapeutic vaccine can prevent or reduce recurrence of cervical cancer in women at high risk for its return.