It’s called senescence, when stressed cells can no longer divide to make new cells, and it’s considered a factor in aging and in some diseases. Now scientists have some of the first evidence that at a younger age at least, senescent cells show up...
The kidneys often become bulky and dysfunctional in diabetes, and now scientists have found that one path to this damage dramatically reduces the kidney’s ability to clean up after itself.
In the United States, an estimated 22,000 new cases of ovarian cancer are diagnosed each year and about 13,000 women ultimately die every year from it. The Georgia Cancer Center is helping women fight back against this aggressive cancer.
Augusta University Health amps up the fight against COVID-19 with saliva testing.
Dr. Alice Little Caldwell, associate professor of pediatrics at the Medical College of Georgia and director of the Newborn Nursery at Augusta University Health System, is the E-cigarette champion for the Georgia Chapter of the American Academy of...
It is the most common form of cancer found in men. And, while it is likely the prostate cancer growing inside your body will grow slowly, that does not mean it is time to skip a screening or follow-up appointment with your primary care provider.
The newer generation of HIV drugs have turned the once-lethal infection into a chronic condition, and cardiovascular disease has emerged as the leading cause of death in these individuals.
Dr. Natasha Savage, residency program director in the Department of Pathology at the Medical College of Georgia, has been named the department’s vice chair for academic affairs.
As in-person classes resumed at Augusta University in early August, positive COVID-19 cases had hit a peak in the Augusta area and across Georgia, but those numbers are now on a “downhill slide,” according to Augusta University President Brooks A...
“This growing group of scientists has always been a highly collaborative and collegial group, happy to share their expertise and equipment, but the grant enables us to formalize and expand our sharing more efficiently and effectively."
The state of the world today can seem overwhelming to most adults, much less to children. Many parents likely wonder what they can do in the midst of it all to ensure their children are coping mentally.
A new proposal for virtual travel, using advanced mathematical techniques and combining livestream video with existing photos and videos of travel hotspots, could help revitalize an industry that has been devastated by the coronavirus pandemic...
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Learn how a heart procedure at AU Health helped Donna Nichols overcome her AFib diagnosis.
“The nerves are regrowing, adapting and changing, which leads to improvement in muscle function ... we have seen quite dramatic changes in people's nerve function after this treatment," said Dr. Satish Rao.
This week on "In the Wild," Medical College of Georgia students Krishna Shah and Elena Diller join us to share about their latest project: a coronavirus resources website.
When the brain isn’t getting enough oxygen, estrogen produced by neurons in both males and females hyperactivates another brain cell type called astrocytes to step up their usual support and protect brain function.
Brooks, who was an associate professor of ophthalmology and pediatrics at MCG from 1994-2001, returns to the medical school in January.
College is among seven institutions in the United States to rank in the top 10.
“She’s a working mom, and knows what it’s like to be a working mom with a busy schedule.”