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Cells that break away from a cancerous tumor and wander through the body can tell us a lot about the tumor itself, potentially leading to new avenues of research, quicker diagnoses and targeted treatments. The challenge is finding these tumor cells and separating them from the billions of other cells circulating in a person's bloodstream.
Older people receiving electroconvulsive therapy for their depression likely will need an additional treatment if insomnia is one of their symptoms, researchers report.
The Augusta University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership is proud to welcome 40 new Medical College of Georgia students to the Athens campus.
It’s a cancer of the plasma cells, which normally make an array of antibodies that protect us from infection.
The AU/UGA Medical Partnership is excited to welcome six new, top caliber faculty members to the Athens campus. They were attracted to this program for its progressive mindset and sense of community, and it is certain that they will each bring their unique expertise to the program.
When women are hypertensive their physicians should consider measuring their level of aldosterone, a hormone that at high levels damages the cardiovascular system, scientists say.
Graduate medical education is coming to the greater Greene County area, thanks to St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital and the Augusta University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership. Starting this summer, resident physicians will be practicing at Good Samaritan Hospital and TenderCare Clinic.
Total research and development expenditures surged for the fourth consecutive year at the University of Georgia to an all-time high of $458 million in fiscal year 2017. The record total represents a 31 percent increase in R&D expenditures since fiscal year 2013.
Manmade peptides that directly disrupt the inner workings of a gene known to support cancer’s spread significantly reduce metastasis in a mouse model of breast cancer, scientists say.
Sinus infections are one of the most common reasons patients walk out of the doctor’s office with an antibiotic prescription in hand. The problem is that bacteria causes only about one-third of sinus infections, which means most patients are inappropriately receiving antibiotics.