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.
The Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University is helping lead the statewide response to the COVID-19 pandemic with the creation of a pandemic medicine course that will mobilize the medical school’s statewide faculty and see up to 400 third...
“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.
We’ve all heard the expression “sleep like a baby.”
Unfortunately, as children get older, some develop bedtime issues that make those days of sleeping so deeply and soundly seem like a distant memory.
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.
Emergency medicine physicians at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University are helping rural hospitals better treat patients by establishing tele-emergency departments.
The ninth annual Igniting the Dream of Medicine Conference is Saturday, Feb. 29, at the J. Harold Harrison Education Commons.
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.
Learn about Augusta University's rural health initiatives.
The Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine is now part of the continuing medical education network for the country’s largest physician-led group of anesthesiologists.
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.