Whether elevated blood pressure early in life translates to increased risk of dementia is a question scientists are working to answer.
Dr. Daron Ferris is the 2020 recipient of the Renfield Foundation Award for Global Women’s Health from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
It’s a leading cause of vision loss worldwide and many people don’t realize they have it until some damage is already done.
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.
The only physician serving Brooklet, Georgia, and the leaders of the medical school’s Vascular Biology Center, were honored Thursday by Dr. David C. Hess, dean of the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University.
Flu season got off to an early start – and that could be a good thing or a bad thing, says an infectious disease physician at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University.
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...
It’s like the old song says – “It’s the most wonderful time of the year.”
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.
The Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University has received approval from its accrediting body, the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, to officially begin the process of redesigning its four-year core MD curriculum to three years.
A transcription factor that aids neuron function also appears to enable a cell conversion in the prostate gland that can make an already recurrent cancer even more deadly, scientists say.
Dr. Lawrence C. Layman, chief of the Section of Reproductive Endocrinology, Infertility and Genetics in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, is the 2019 recipient of the American...
Like a swarm of construction workers in the aftermath of a destructive storm, cargo-filled, nanometer-sized spheres arrive on the scene following an acute kidney injury.
High glucose in obesity appears to gum up the works of the circadian clocks inside our cells that help regulate the timing of many body functions across the 24-hour day and drive the risk of cardiovascular disease, scientists say.
In the first assessment of syphilis rates among people with end stage renal disease, MCG investigators have found higher rates than that of the general population.
Children with recurrent brain tumors or newly diagnosed, particularly aggressive tumors called diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas are being enrolled in the first study to examine the efficacy of a drug that inhibits an enzyme these tumors use to...