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HPV vaccine safe, effective over eight years

...cancer has proven safe and effective over eight years, which should spur more people to get it, a Georgia Regents University researcher said.In the longest follow-up yet of boys and girls who received the quadrivalent vaccine against strains of human papillomavirus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-18/hpv-vaccine-safe-effective-o
ALS ice bucket funds stay in Augusta

...than we had previously."But the clinic is also helping to do basic research into the causes of ALS. For instance, GRU researcher Lin Mei has been focusing on proteins called LRP4 and agrin and antibodies against those proteins that might be implicated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-19/als-ice-bucket-funds-stay-au
Georgia Regents Medical Center | The Augusta Chronicle

...transmitted virus that can cause cervical cancer has proven safe and effective over eight years, a Georgia Regents University researcher said. GRU Cancer Center received a $3.2 million grant to become a NCI Community Oncology Research Program Minority/Underserved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/hospitals/georgia-regents-heal
Anheuser-Busch to import Mexican beer

...in the U.S. are from Mexico, with notable brands including Corona, Modelo, Tecate and Dos Equis, according to market researcher Euromonitor International, which valued the Mexican import market at $1.84 billion in 2012.Hispanics make up more than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-08-16/anheuser-busch-import-mexican-beer
Retelling the past can be harder than you think

...telling someone's story is fraught with anxiety because the researcher wants to do right by the subject and audience. The process is...this way, writing a biography is similar to courting. The researcher is in pursuit of intimacy that only comes in the discovery...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-08-17/retelling-past-c
Drug could be pneumonia therapy

...lung disease like pneumonia, a Georgia Regents University researcher said.A drug that mimics the crucial sequence was tested...sodium, and fluid with it, to drain out of cells, said researcher Rudolf Lucas, an associate professor in the GRU's Vascular...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-01/drug-could-be-pneumonia-ther
Bottom line

...leadership roles at the 186-year-old institution. He was 87.The Pennsylvania native already was an accomplished cancer researcher, medical educator and former surgeon general in the Nixon administration when he was tapped in 1983 to lead MCG.Though...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-07/bottom-line
Former Medical College of Georgia president dies

...groundwork for us to be better people and make the world a better place," she said by telephone.Steinfeld was a cancer researcher and taught at the USC medical school before serving as President Nixon's surgeon general from 1969-73.In office, Steinfeld...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-08-06/former-medical-college-georg
Expert to 'coach' Augusta on ways to improve health at Georgia Regents University sponsored event

...Augusta but the community is about to get a little "coaching" on how they might be improved.Stephanie Johnson, an associate researcher with the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, will be speaking from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday at the Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-25/expert-coach-augusta-ways-im
Immunotherapy promising for cancer

...immune system to target cancer and block the "checkpoints" that halt the immune response are already showing results, a researcher at Georgia Regents University Cancer Center said.During a Twitter chat on Wednesday sponsored by the American Association...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-06-18/immunotherapy-promising-canc