Targeting that receptor could provide earlier, more impactful treatments for retinopathy of prematurity.
Antiretroviral cocktails can make human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, undetectable and untransmittable, but both the virus and its treatment can also accelerate aging of bone...
Local family to fund sports performance center in Christenberry Fieldhouse.
Patients come to Amol Sharma, MD, because their stomachs constantly hurt, they are always nauseous and they can’t or won’t eat or drink
Compassion in action: Augusta University College of Allied Health Sciences grad earns annual Beard Award through community service, fundraising
Amanda A. Valentini is the 2023 recipient of the John F. Beard Award for Compassionate Care.
Investigators take first look at a second drug to combat sickle cell disease by turning up fetal hemoglobin
The drugs are called HDAC inhibitors, and the investigators have early evidence one can reactivate after birth the gene that produces fetal hemoglobin, which cannot sickle.
Without CARMN, a long, noncoding RNA, the 30-foot-long GI tract doesn’t contract as it should.
President's Award winners make gift to benefit AU Athletics.
MicroRNAs help regulate gene expression and consequently the function of our cells, and several, including one called microRNA-141-3p, have been implicated in the ills of aging.
Insomnia affects up to half of people with schizophrenia and is thought to worsen the impact of their disease, including their risk of suicide. A new meta-analysis of the...
The first in-human study of a new immunotherapy that blocks a natural enzyme that tumors commandeer for their protection was well tolerated by children with relapsed brain tumors...
MCG Department of Family and Community Medicine and AHA partner to offer Self-Monitoring Blood Pressure initiative
One of the best ways to effectively manage blood pressure is to check it regularly.
With preterm birth, the still-immature retina can develop a potentially blinding eye disorder known as retinopathy of prematurity.
Augusta University has announced Karen J. Head, PhD, will become the next associate provost for Faculty Affairs, assuming her post July 1.
Georgia Cancer Center awarded $2.3 million grant for acute myeloid leukemia research to improve patient survival
A new $2.3 million grant from the National Cancer Institute is giving the Georgia Cancer Center the opportunity to understand how those cancer cells resist primary treatment and...
Immunology Center of Georgia recruits reflect expertise from immune cells that can smell to better understanding inflammatory bowel disease
The new IMMCG focuses on better understanding the immune system’s seemingly diametric roles in enabling good health and in contributing to major killers.
Grant from Jordan Spieth Family Foundation will support a social worker and patient travel expenses.
The discovery may help explain why sometimes promising immunotherapies designed to help the immune system kill cancer don’t.
Richard McIndoe, PhD, will direct coordinating unit for new, national research initiative in diabetes, obesity
The National Centers for Metabolic Phenotyping in Live Models of Obesity and Diabetes, or MPMOD, is a multicenter initiative being established by the National Institute of...
Disproportionate percentage of females with unexplained infertility have gene variants known to cause heart problems, cancer
The study is the first to identify increased prevalence of disease-causing genetic variants in females with unexplained infertility.