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Sinus infections are one of the most common reasons patients walk out of the doctor’s office with an antibiotic prescription in hand. The problem is that bacteria causes only about one-third of sinus infections, which means most patients are inappropriately receiving antibiotics.
Injury or disease in combination with too little vitamin D can be bad for the window to your eyes.
While some students are enjoying summer vacation, others are getting ready to start practices for fall sports. Dr. Jigarkumar Parikh, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University, wants to share five ways to protect your child from the dangers of the sun while they’re training.
Community Internal Medicine of Athens is growing. CIMA offers comprehensive outpatient care for adults from resident physicians and faculty.
It’s a metabolite found in essentially all our cells that, like so many things, cancer overexpresses. Now scientists have shown that when they inhibit 20-HETE, it reduces both the size of a breast cancer tumor and its ability to spread to the lungs.
Age and obesity conspire to damage the tiny blood vessels that feed the heart, causing heart failure
Age and obesity appear to create a perfect storm that can reduce blood flow through the tiny blood vessels that directly feed our heart muscle and put us at risk for heart failure, scientists report.
Researchers have more evidence that males and females are different, this time in the fluid that helps protect the cartilage in their knee joints.
This spring, Hardman and Medlock, received grants for future funding in ongoing research involving skin cancer and mitochondrial heme biosynthesis, respectively.
Infections acquired in hospitals kill thousands of people in the U.S. each year, and sticky colonies of bacteria known as biofilm that form on medical implants are one of the leading causes of these infections.
The Internal Medicine Residency Program, a joint effort of the Augusta University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership and St. Mary’s Health Care System, welcomed its third group of Internal Medicine residents today – filling all openings in Northeast Georgia's first graduate medical education program.