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Tuesday Apr 15 | Examiner.com

Meningitis: an overview of types and symptoms

Meningitis is a swelling of the lining around the brain and spinal cord. One in ten individuals carry the bacteria in their noses and throats.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mon Apr 14, 2014

EurekAlert!

Osteoporosis drugs appear to impede cell membrane repair

A class of drugs widely used to treat osteoporosis appears to impede a cell's ability to repair a protective outer membrane that helps determine what enters and exits, researchers report.

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Related Topix: Osteoporosis, Medicine, Cell Biology, Biology, Science

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Herald-Gazette

Gordon's Oluwole accepted into prestigious medical program

Gordon State College junior Ornella Oluwole has been accepted into the prestigious 2014 Summer Educational Enrichment Program at Georgia Regents University.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Herald-Gazette

Gordon's Oluwole accepted into prestigious medical program

Gordon State College junior Ornella Oluwole has been accepted into the prestigious 2014 Summer Educational Enrichment Program at Georgia Regents University.

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Circulation

Endothelial 6-Phosphofructo-2-Kinase/Fructose-2, 6-Bisphosphatase,...

From the Vascular Biology Center, Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy , Cancer Center , and Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology , Medical College of Georgia and Departments of Medical Laboratory, Imaging and Radiologic Sciences, and Neurology , Georgia Regents University, Augusta; Drug Discovery Center, Key Laboratory of Chemical ... (more)

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Medicine, Pharmacology, Augusta, GA, Texas A&M University, Rush University

Thu Apr 03, 2014

World Magazine

Patient and wise

Ask any family doctor, and you'll get approximately the same general answer. As many as 70 percent of all medical ills in the United States that end up in family doctors' offices would take care of themselves if the patients were-well, let's just say, a little more patient.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Medical News Today

New approach to leukemia testing may better define prognosis, treatment

Nearly half of patients with the most common form of adult leukemia are said to have normal chromosomes but appear instead to have a distinct pattern of genetic abnormalities that could better define their prognosis and treatment, researchers report.

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Related Topix: Leukemia, Health, Genetics, Medicine, Pathology

Medical News Today

More heart patients could benefit from commonly used intra-aortic balloon pump

One of many uses for the intra-aortic balloon pump is helping ensure adequate oxygen and blood delivery to a heart struggling to resume beating in the aftermath of coronary bypass surgery, said Dr. Mary Arthur, cardiovascular anesthesiologist at the Medical College of Georgia and Georgia Regents Health System.

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Related Topix: Anesthesiology, Medicine, Health

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Clarksville Online

American Heart Association says combo of overweight, high sodium intake speeds cell aging in teens

Overweight or obese teenagers who eat lots of salty foods may show signs of faster cell aging, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Epidemiology & Prevention/Nutrition, Physical Activity & Metabolism Scientific Sessions 2014.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Augusta, GA

Sat Mar 29, 2014

EurekAlert!

Commonly used intra-aortic balloon pump may have broader potential for heart patients

One of many uses for the intra-aortic balloon pump is helping ensure adequate oxygen and blood delivery to a heart struggling to resume beating in the aftermath of coronary bypass surgery, said Dr. Mary Arthur, cardiovascular anesthesiologist at the Medical College of Georgia and Georgia Regents Health System.

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Related Topix: Anesthesiology, Medicine

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New approach to leukemia testing may better define prognosis, treatment

Nearly half of patients with the most common form of adult leukemia are said to have normal chromosomes but appear instead to have a distinct pattern of genetic abnormalities that could better define their prognosis and treatment, researchers report.

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Related Topix: Leukemia, Health, Genetics, Medicine, Pathology

Mon Mar 24, 2014

EurekAlert!

Protein called YAP gives blood vessels strength, shape

A protein known to promote cancer appears to give the blood vessels strength and shape, researchers report.

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Related Topix: Circulation

Fri Mar 21, 2014

RedOrbit

Obesity And High Sodium Intake Speeds Cell Aging In Teens

Overweight or obese teenagers who eat lots of salty foods may show signs of faster cell aging, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Epidemiology & Prevention/Nutrition, Physical Activity & Metabolism Scientific Sessions 2014.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Augusta, GA

Thu Mar 20, 2014

EurekAlert!

Low levels of oxgen, nitric oxide worsen sickle cell disease

This is a photo of Dr. Tohru Ikuta, a molecular hematologist at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University.

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Related Topix: Hematology, Medicine

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