When The Augusta Chronicle began following the Mann quadruplets in October, there was little attention being paid to autism outside of the advocacy community and some researchers. That all changed in March.
TRENTON, N.J. - Two new vaccines appear safe and very effective against rotavirus, a major diarrheal killer of young children in poor countries, two huge studies show.
People with mild asthma may not need daily medicine to prevent flare-ups, as doctors now recommend.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. -- The days of new doctors practicing on real patients may be numbered.
Eating less red meat and seafood while consuming more low-fat dairy products cuts the risk of developing the painful joint condition gout by about half, according to researchers who studied the diets of thousands of men.
An experimental new combination of drugs for hepatitis C cures more patients with fewer side effects than the standard treatment for the potentially deadly, liver-destroying infection, researchers say.
A new type of imaging technique using an MRI device can detect most diseased coronary arteries, and so could spare many heart patients a more invasive, expensive and uncomfortable test, researchers say. MRI, or magnetic resonance imaging, has been used for the past 10 years to study very large blood vessels such as the aorta. Patients must lie inside the MRI machine, a giant electromagnet that yields 3-D images of the body.
A California-based search firm has been selected to help Georgia's Board of Regents look for a new leader for Medical College of Georgia. Korn/Ferry International was named Tuesday by the state chancellor and Medical College of Georgia Presidential Search and Advisory Committee members, the group charged with finding five unranked candidates for the MCG president's position.
NEW YORK -- Scientists have created strains of mice that can chow down on a high-fat diet without getting chubby.\r
Savannah River Site workers are less likely to die from cancer than members of the general population, according to the early results of an ongoing study. But the researcher conducting the study cautioned SRS workers Tuesday that the study's results are very early and could change by its completion. "The results are really just preliminary," Daniel Wartenberg told SRS workers during a presentation broadcast live across the site. "They are early results. We would hope over the next few months to complete the study and give you the whole story."