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Constant infusion of a drug now used intermittently to “rescue” patients with Parkinson’s from bouts of immobility may also help avoid these debilitating symptoms and smooth out their movement throughout the day, physician-scientists say.
Immune receptor that’s typically activated by bacteria is a major contributor to bladder dysfunction
Bladder dysfunction is a reality for about half of patients with diabetes and now scientists have evidence that an immune system receptor that’s more typically activated by bacteria is a major contributor.
Research to address the needs of autistic adults remains relatively unchartered territory, but Augusta University Occupational Therapist Teal Benevides hopes to shed light on this population’s critical needs in her latest project “Priority Setting to Improve Health Outcomes: Autistic Adults and Other Stakeholders Engage Together.”
Government-backed consortium of manufacturers and universities designed to advance biopharmaceutical manufacturing
Small proteins help deliver receptors to the surface of our cells, ensuring their function and helpi
Receptors on the surface of our cells enable a wide variety of functions from our sense of smell to memory.
Mutations in a gene that should enable memories and a sense of direction instead can result in imprecise communication between neurons that contributes to symptoms of schizophrenia, scientists report.
A signature event recognizing the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University’s first black students and a keynote address from a former U.S. surgeon general will commence a yearlong celebration of the 50th anniversary of the desegregation of the state’s public medical school.
A more powerful version of an anti-inflammatory molecule already circulating in our blood may help protect our vision in the face of diabetes.
Americans are split on getting an annual flu shot, with four out of 10 having done so in the past year and around half saying they had already received or were planning to get the vaccine this year, according to new national survey data analyzed by University of Georgia researchers.
Dr. David Hess has been named interim dean for Augusta University’s Medical College of Georgia and executive vice president of Medical Affairs and Integration. Both appointments are effective Jan. 17, upon the departure of Dr. Peter F. Buckley, who was named dean at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine in November.