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Bionic pancreas controls blood sugar

...pump to better control the levels.In their new study, Dr. Steven Russell, a diabetes specialist and assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, and colleagues at Boston Uni versity tested the use of a bionic pancreas in patients...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-14/bionic-pancreas-controls-blood-suga
New stroke program improves treatment

...stroke, streamlined evaluation by a stroke doctor, and a rapid CT scan of the brain.Dr. Gregg Fonarow, a professor of medicine at UCLA, along with researchers at Duke and Harvard, examined the success of this national quality improvement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-06-11/new-stroke-program-improves-
Heal yourself

...education, while Georgia and other states receive barely a 1 percent share.Dr. Fitzhugh Mullan, Murdock Head Professor of Medicine and Health Policy at George Washington University and a lead author aid on the study, found that New York receives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-11-15/heal-yourself
New York grabs funding for residents

...gets only 1.36 percent of the total residency funding, said lead author aid Dr. Fitzhugh Mullan, Murdock Head Professor of Medicine and Health Policy at George Washington."That's a pretty dramatic story," he said.The disparity is probably...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-11-04/new-york-grabs-funding-resid
Georgia Regents University research targets most difficult breast cancer

...the same genes that estrogen does in estrogen-sensitive breast cancers, said Dr. Ahmed Chadli, an assistant professor of medicine and a researcher at the cancer center. Androgen is already a well-known driver of prostate cancer, he said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/we-think-pink/2013-10-19/georgia-regents-unive
Georgia Regents University gets big grant to battle sickle cell disease

...diabetes model."We think the same thing is happening in sickle cell," said Dr. David Pol lock, a regents professor of medicine at GRU and a project leader on both grants. "We have preliminary evidence to suggest such things."In the small...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-09-19/georgia-regents-university-g
Edwin Bransome Jr.

AIKEN, S.C. - Memorial services for Edwin D. Bransome, Jr., M.D., 79, of Aiken, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, October 19, 2013 at St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church under the care of George Funeral Home & Cremation Center. In lieu of

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Health department to test Butler High students for tuberculosis

...health department employees will return to the school to read the results of the skin test.Dr. Peter Rissing, a professor of medicine and a hospital epidemiologist at GHSU, said health care providers look for reactions on the skin the injection...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-10-17/heath-department-test-but
Medicine Today: Treatment time improving for heart attacks

...within 90 minutes of arrival of an ambulance or arrival to an emergency room.Dr. Daniel Menees, an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Michigan, and colleagues from Duke, Yale and the University of Colorado, analyzed how often...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-09-12/medicine-today-treatment-tim
Medicine Today: Skipping breakfast might affect heart health

...first time that eating breakfast might actually decrease your risk of heart disease.Dr. Eric Rimm, an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, and colleagues examined survey data on the eating habits of more than 25,000 American...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2013-08-15/medicine-today-skipping-brea