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Research offers promise for treating schizophrenia

Research by a University of Georgia psychologist shows that targeting one particular symptom of schizophrenia has a positive effect on other symptoms.
28-Jan-2020 12:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

Efforts to improve vehicle fuel efficiency may come at a high cost to the climate, public health

New automotive technology that promises enhanced fuel efficiency may have a serious downside, including significant climate and public health impacts, according to research from the University of Georgia College of Engineering.
23-Jan-2020 10:20 AM EST Add to Favorites

Women still face barriers to breastfeed at work

Despite the protections in place to support breastfeeding for employees, the burden still falls on working mothers to advocate for the resources they need, according to a new study from the University of Georgia.
21-Jan-2020 11:20 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Exosomes promote remarkable recovery in stroke

Scientists present brain-imaging data for a new stroke treatment that supported full recovery in swine, modeled with the same pattern of neurodegeneration as seen in humans with severe stroke.
14-Jan-2020 1:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Study finds salt nanoparticles are toxic to cancer cells

A new study at the University of Georgia has found a way to attack cancer cells that is potentially less harmful to the patient.
9-Jan-2020 1:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Study Shows Animal Life Thriving Around Fukushima

Nearly a decade after the nuclear accident in Fukushima, Japan, researchers from the University of Georgia have found that wildlife populations are abundant in areas void of human life.
6-Jan-2020 10:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

What makes startup accelerator programs successful

Findings reveal the hallmarks of accelerators that lead to better results for startups
16-Dec-2019 12:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

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To the brain, straight from the vein: IV treatment for TBI

A team of researchers from the University of Georgia’s Regenerative Bioscience Center has found that neural exosomes—“cargo” molecules within the nervous system that carry messages to the brain—can minimize or even avert progression of...
12-Dec-2019 12:45 PM EST Add to Favorites


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New coronavirus could lead to pandemic

With news that the coronavirus called 2019-nCoV is capable of spreading from human to human, many are concerned about the possibility of a new pandemic, and that is not outside the realm of possibility, according to Jeff Hogan, a professor and...
24-Jan-2020 1:10 PM EST

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Human trafficking in Georgia: The need for data

According to the National Human Trafficking Hotline, in 2018 Georgia had the seventh highest number of human trafficking cases in the U.S., including both sex and labor trafficking victims.
27-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT

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5 Insurance Tips for Hurricane Season

With eight hurricanes predicted this season, an expert shares ways homeowners can be prepared.
5-Aug-2019 8:05 AM EDT

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Epstein case highlights need for victims voices to be heard

11-Jul-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Moon landing’s legacy: a better life on Earth

As the world prepares to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing on July 20, 2019, UGA Today talked with Ben Davis, a professor of mechanical engineering at UGA, about the wide-ranging benefits of this technological triumph. Before...
10-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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Four ways to prevent the next measles outbreak

29-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Loneliness Is a Serious Health Issue

More and more people, particularly older adults, are grappling with loneliness year-round, and a growing body of research suggests that chronic loneliness carries serious health risks.
11-Dec-2018 11:05 AM EST

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Consider pets in disaster planning

15-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST

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