How well women with cervical cancer respond to treatment and survive correlates with the level of 10 proteins in their blood that also are associated with a “zombie” cell state called senescence, Medical College of Georgia scientists report.
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The sugar coating on cancer cells helps them thrive, and a new study indicates patients with cervical cancer who make antibodies to those sugars appear to do better when they also receive internal radiation therapy.
Women who don’t survive this rare and aggressive uterine cancer have high expression of a group of 73 genes, a score scientists say can help identify these women and improve their outcome.
Are pregnant women more at risk of getting COVID-19? Dr. Chad Ray explains.
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...
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.
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...
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Faculty at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University were recognized with Exemplary Teaching Awards for their contributions to students and residents at the state’s public medical school.
Scientists are working to analyze the genes of hundreds of patients born with a missing or underdeveloped vagina and uterus to get a better idea about causes, improve genetic counseling and improve treatment.
If a simple screening, along with the safest, most effective vaccine ever tested could save your life, would you take it? Multiple studies over the last 10 years have shown a Pap smear and the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine are the keys to...
Dr. Sharad Ghamande, executive vice chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, has been named department chair.
AU Medical Center to open Augusta’s first 24/7 OB Emergency Department.
Two immunotherapies are being given together for the first time to help more patients wage a stronger war on a wide range of solid tumors.
Researchers think the prevention of inflammation will help prevent or delay diabetic kidney disease and probably other consequences of type 1 diabetes.
Scientists have developed a way to identify biomarkers for a wide range of diseases by assessing the antibodies we are making to the complex sugars coating our cells.
Dr. Sharad Ghamande has been named executive vice chair of the MCG Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
The TEDDY study’s international research team has identified the new gene regions in young people who have already developed type 1 diabetes or who have started making antibodies against their insulin-producing cells, often a precursor state to the...
A decade of data indicates the HPV vaccine is safe and effective long term, researchers report.