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.
When the eye isn’t getting enough oxygen in the face of common conditions like premature birth or diabetes, it sets in motion a state of frenzied energy production that can ultimately result in blindness, and now scientists have identified new...
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.
Dr. Neal L. Weintraub is the new chief of the Division of Cardiology in the MCG Department of Medicine.
Six members of Augusta University’s faculty were recognized at the 2019 Augusta University Research Institute Awards on Friday, Oct. 18.
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 face of obesity, the sex hormone progesterone that helps females get and stay pregnant appears to also put them at increased, early risk for cardiovascular disease, investigators report.
Heart muscle can continue to die even after restoring blood following a heart attack, and scientists have new evidence that one way to help it live is by boosting levels of a tiny RNA that helped the heart form.
It’s the proportionately of a newborn — a measure that includes both birthweight and length — that may best tell doctors whether a child is born with an increased risk for heart problems later in life, investigators report.
A synthetic peptide disrupts the destructive inflammation that occurs in nephritis, enabling the kidneys to better recover and maintain function.
After competing against a nationwide pool of doctoral students, three students in the Vascular Biology Center were awarded 2019 AHA Predoctoral Fellowship Grants.
Dr. Brian K. Stansfield, who is a 2004 MCG graduate, will lead the group through 2020 and will organize its annual meeting in New Orleans next year.
When a car crash or explosion results in an optic nerve injury, eliminating an enzyme known to promote inflammation appears to aid recovery, scientists report.
Scientists at the Medical College of Georgia are looking at new treatment targets for the retinal damage that often accompanies diseases like diabetes, glaucoma and hypertension.
Scientists found that while actual salt retention isn’t higher in females, there is still an effect that drives pressure up.
Enzyme arginase 1, known to help our liver get rid of ammonia, can also help repair and protect our retina.
Faculty members were honored at the 2018 Augusta University Research Institute awards night.
Getting leptin levels “just right” may provide cardiovascular protection.
Through Medical Scholars Research Day, students are given more opportunities to participate in clinical and translational research.
New target is an apparent triple threat to pneumonia.