The Georgia Esoteric and Molecular Laboratory at the Medical College of Georgia Department of Pathology is now offering a new coronavirus test with expanded capacity to the entire state.
Investigators at the Medical College of Georgia and Augusta University Health System are exploring the potential of magnetic stimulation to help assess its efficacy and safety.
A species of a lipid that naturally helps skin injuries heal appears to also aid repair of common corneal injuries, even when other conditions, like diabetes, make healing difficult, scientists report.
“We want patients and physicians in our community to have timely access to information that will ultimately benefit us all by helping limit spread of the virus,” says Dr. Ravindra Kolhe, director of the GEM Lab.
A coronavirus app coupled with machine intelligence will soon enable an individual to get an at-home risk assessment based on how they feel and where they’ve been in about a minute, and direct those deemed at risk to the nearest definitive testing...
Excessive weight around our middle gives our brain’s resident immune cells heavy exposure to a signal that turns them against us, setting in motion a crescendo of inflammation that damages cognition, scientists say.
Aggressive colorectal cancers set up an interactive network of checkpoints to keep the immune system at bay, scientists report.
About 10% of patients who come to complex care hospitals may have low levels of folate and other indicators of malnutrition, investigators say.
In salt-sensitive hypertension, immune cells gather in the kidneys and shoot out free radicals, heightening blood pressure and damaging this pair of vital organs, scientists report.
Some of the first biological evidence of the incongruence transgender individuals experience, because their brain indicates they are one sex and their body another, may have been found in estrogen receptor pathways in the brain of 30 transgender...
Sophisticated brain imaging, like an MRI, has limited applicability in assessing a defendant’s sanity, investigators say.
Whether elevated blood pressure early in life translates to increased risk of dementia is a question scientists are working to answer.
A stroke appears to create a sticky situation inside the blood vessels of the brain that can worsen damage days, even months later, scientists report.
There appears to be an unhealthy synergy between mental illness and prostate cancer, and researchers are working to dissect the relationship by first assembling the largest dataset ever of veterans with either condition or both.
Dr. Neal L. Weintraub is the new chief of the Division of Cardiology in the MCG Department of Medicine.
While trying to develop a comparatively easy, inexpensive way to give physicians and their patients with bladder cancer a better idea of likely outcome and best treatment options, scientists found that sophisticated new subtyping techniques designed...
Eight months of daily physical activity in previously inactive 8- to 11-year-olds who were obese or overweight improved cholesterol levels, aerobic fitness and percent body fat, but didn’t improve arterial stiffness, an early indicator of...
Ninety percent of both STAT and routine tests are now being done in 45 minutes or less at AU Health System, reducing the overall need to order labs STAT.
Chronic stress can inflame our brain, destroy the connections between our neurons and result in depression, scientists say.