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Stress experienced during childhood could make vaccines less effective for some people, and researchers from the University of Georgia want to find out why.
Dr. Andrew P. Morris has been named the Campus Associate Dean for Curriculum at the Augusta University/ University of Georgia Medical Partnership in Athens, Georgia a four-year campus of the Medical College of Georgia.
Mallory Walters, a University of Georgia senior majoring in biology with a goal of becoming a physician’s assistant, has volunteered her time for several health-related causes. One that holds a special place in her heart is Mercy Health Center, a faith-based primary care clinic that provides free health care to uninsured patients in Athens-Clarke County and the surrounding communities.
Cancer vaccines may need to better target T cells that can hold up to the long fight against cancer, scientists report.
Mechanical ventilation can be a lifesaver for patients suffering from lung disorders such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma and pneumonia. Unfortunately, the use of ventilators to support breathing can cause further lung injury, particularly in elderly patients.
Researchers at the University of Georgia's Regenerative Bioscience Center have developed Brain Glue, a substance that could one day serve as a treatment for traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs.
These hot summer days may tempt some of us to reach for a cold sugary drink, but scientists are finding increasing evidence that if we reach too often, we are setting ourselves up for rapid weight gain.
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.