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  • Athens

UGA Researchers Develop Visual Test to Quickly Check Brain Function Quality

University of Georgia researchers have developed a simple technique to measure an individual's visual processing speed—the speed at which an individual can comprehend visual information—in order to identify whether or not they may have cognitive issues.

  • Augusta

Greater Health Care Integration Will Help Eradicate Mental Health Stigma, Improve Care

The stigma of having and treating mental health problems must give way to an integrated educational and health care model that embraces recovery, experts say.

  • Augusta

Memorial Service for Body Donors Set for November 13

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University students will honor 162 individuals who have donated their body to health sciences education at the annual Body Donor Memorial Service at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, in the Natalie and Lansing B. Lee Jr. Auditorium of the AU Auditoria Center.

  • Athens

Carnegie Library Learning Center Opens on Health Sciences Campus

Athens, Ga. - The Carnegie Library Learning Center, an electronic library and learning commons to serve the University of Georgia Health Sciences Campus, opened Nov. 2. The library will be open Mondays through Thursdays from noon to 6 p.m. and on Sundays 4 to 10 p.m.

  • Augusta

Weight and Activity Affect a Child’s Ability to Think

Weight and physical activity levels are both factors in a child’s ability to acquire and use knowledge, a new study finds.

  • Athens

Human Handouts Could Spread Disease from Birds to People

UGA to use $2.1 million grant to study effects of feeding wildlife at public parks.

  • Augusta

Disaster Training for Emergency Medical Personnel to Increase Under New Agreement

The American College of Emergency Physicians and the National Disaster Life Support Foundation, based at the Medical College of Georgia, Tuesday announced an agreement to greatly enhance the level of disaster training available to emergency medical personnel.

  • Athens

UGA Researchers Discover Mechanism That Could Lead to Better Ovarian Cancer Treatment

Resistance to chemotherapy is a major problem for those suffering from ovarian cancer—a problem that prevents a cure from a disease dubbed the "silent killer." University of Georgia researchers are giving patients new hope with recent findings that help pinpoint the mechanisms causing chemoresistance.

  • UGA News Release

Que to Assume Title of Uga X

Uga IX, affectionately known as "Russ," is officially retiring as Georgia's bulldog mascot. The University of Georgia will formally introduce his successor, Uga X-heretofore known as "Que"-at the Georgia-Georgia Southern football game on Saturday, Nov. 21.

  • Augusta

The Power of Two May Help Explain Brain Design

At its most basic level, the brain is about the power of two, says Medical College of Georgia neuroscientist Dr. Joe Z. Tsien.