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GHA recognizes Georgia Regents Medical Center as a patient safety leader

By   /  March 20, 2013  /  Health  /   Comments

Tweet AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Georgia Hospital Association has recognized Georgia Regents Medical Center as a leader in patient safety for 2012. The medical center was named to the GHA Chairman’s Circle for improving patient care based on national patient safety goals defined by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

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Tiny RNA molecule may have role in polycystic ovary syndrome, insulin resistance

By   /  March 19, 2013  /  Health  /   Comments

Drs. Yen-Hao Chen (left) and Ricardo Azziz

Tweet AUGUSTA, Ga. – A group of tiny RNA molecules with a big role in regulating gene expression also appear to have a role in causing insulin resistance in woman with polycystic ovary syndrome and, perhaps, in all women, researchers report.

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Polycystic ovary syndrome puts glucose control in double jeopardy

By   /  March 13, 2013  /  Health  /   Comments

Dr. Ricardo Azziz

Tweet Special to the Journal AUGUSTA, Ga. – Polycystic ovary syndrome, a condition affecting about 10 percent of women and characterized by excess male hormone and increased risk of diabetes and heart disease, appears to cause a sort of double jeopardy for those struggling the hardest to control blood sugar levels, researchers report.

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Signaling molecule may help stem cells focus on making bone despite age, disease

By   /  March 7, 2013  /  Health  /   Comments

Samuel Herberg (from left) and Drs. William Hill and Carlos Isales

Tweet Special to the Journal AUGUSTA, Ga. – A signaling molecule that helps stem cells survive in the naturally low-oxygen environment inside the bone marrow may hold clues to helping the cells survive when the going gets worse with age and disease, researchers report.

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Weintraub recruited to MCG to spur translational science in cardiovascular disease

By   /  March 1, 2013  /  Health  /   Comments

Dr. Neal L. Weintraub

Tweet Special to the Journal AUGUSTA, Ga. – Dr. Neal L. Weintraub, Director of the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, has been recruited to hold the Herbert S. Kupperman Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Science in the Department of Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents [...]

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ASU to Present Lecture Series

By   /  February 26, 2013  /  Health  /   Comments

Gabrielle Starr

Tweet Special to the Journal Albany, Ga – The founder of an Atlanta based mentoring program designed to provide family oriented support to females ages 10 to 21 years old using wisdom, empathy and respect will be the keynote speaker at the Albany State University Lecture Series, Thursday, Feb. 28 at 9:50 a.m. in the [...]

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Sodium transporter appears likely target for treating salt-sensitive hypertension

By   /  February 26, 2013  /  Health  /   Comments

Dr. Paul O’Connor

Tweet Special to the Journal AUGUSTA, Ga. – Genetics and demographics likely put you at risk for salt-sensitive hypertension, and scientists are looking for a way to protect you.

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Early life stress may take early toll on heart function

By   /  February 21, 2013  /  Health  /   Comments

Dr. Catalina Bazacliu

Tweet Special to the Journal AUGUSTA, Ga. – Early life stress like that experienced by ill newborns appears to take an early toll of the heart, affecting its ability to relax and refill with oxygen-rich blood, researchers report.

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Hefner named to GHA Board of Trustees

By   /  February 20, 2013  /  Health  /   Comments

David S. Hefner, Executive Vice President for Clinical Affairs at Georgia Regents Health System, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the Georgia Hospital Association.

Tweet Special to the Journal AUGUSTA, Ga. – David S. Hefner, Executive Vice President for Clinical Affairs at Georgia Regents Health System, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the Georgia Hospital Association.

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Georgia Regents Sports Medicine offers 10 tips to a safer run

By   /  February 19, 2013  /  Health  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal AUGUSTA, Ga. – Running is one of the easiest ways to stay fit, but it’s not without dangers. With hundreds of participants signed up for the GRU Augusta Half Marathon and 10k on Sunday, the Georgia Regents Sports Medicine Center offers the following tips to help you prepare and avoid [...]

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