'Conditioning' blood flow could deter dementia, GRU researcher says

...dementia caused by a chronic lack of blood in deeper parts of the brain, the second-most common cause of the condition, a researcher at Georgia Regents University says.The daily "conditioning" technique relies on a seemingly contradictory medical principle...

University of Georgia study predicts peak deer movement for Augusta area

...more accurate map of activity patterns. "Now we can warn drivers in a more relevant timeframe than in the past," lead researcher James Stickles said in a university news release.According to an interactive map posted on the Georgia DNR Web site, peak...

SC medical researcher guilty of fraud

CHARLESTON, S.C. - A medical researcher in Mount Pleasant has been convicted of defrauding the federal government. The Post and Courier of Charleston reports U.S...

Study: Lower blood pressure saved lives

...on whether lower blood pressure prevented some people from developing dementia may not be known until next summer, a GRU researcher involved in the study said.The 9,500-patient Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial or SPRINT study included 129...

20 years later, Augusta-Richmond County consolidation still gets mixed reviews

...way he envisioned.One person who doesn't is Ralph Walker, a retired longtime Augusta State professor, consolidation researcher and a member of the Committee for Progress."I think it's a disaster," said Walker, 85 and now living in Columbia County...

Apple withdraws some China apps after malware found

...network speeds are very slow when downloading large files from Apple's servers," wrote Claud Xiao, a Palo Alto Networks researcher, on its website. Due to the large size of the Xcode file, "some Chinese developers choose to download the package from...

Computer researcher denied flight after tweet poking United about aircraft security

WASHINGTON - United Airlines stopped a security researcher from boarding a California-bound flight Saturday, after...the airline's onboard systems could be hacked.The researcher, Chris Roberts, tried boarding a United flight to San...

Researcher recruitment pays off, Ga. schools say

ATLANTA - Spending about $12 million to recruit eight world-class scientists and 60 of their colleagues is bringing Georgia universities more than $27 million in federal research grants, the Georgia Research Alliance announced.

Scientists study how rising seas will reshape Georgia coast

...Ocean is pushing saltwater further upstream into river systems and making coastal marshes even wetter.Clark Alexander, a researcher at the University of Georgia's Skidaway Institute of Oceanography in Savannah, and his colleagues are working on a project...

Gift of $2.5 million pushes pediatric cancer research at Georgia Regents University

...Jude could offer. After calling GRU Cancer Center Director Samir Khleif, they heard back from pediatric oncologist and researcher Ted Johnson, who was about to start a new immunotherapy approach that involves blocking the chemical indoleamine 2, 3-dioxygenase...