Potential drug therapy for diabetic retinopathy under study

One drug’s startling ability to restore retinal health in the eyes of diabetic mice has researchers wanting to learn more about how it works and whether it might do the same for people.
“We want to know if this drug has the potential to block …

Wartime urologic injuries require different mindset

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Saving a soldier’s life takes precedence over treating traumatic urologic injuries on the battlefield, a Medical College of Georgia researcher says.
Injuries to the bladder, ureters, kidneys and external genitalia often requir…

Daily vibration may help aging bones stay healthy

AUGUSTA, Ga. – A daily dose of whole body vibration may help reduce the usual bone density loss that occurs with age, Medical College of Georgia researchers report.
Twelve weeks of daily, 30-minute sessions in 18-month old male mice — wh…

Powerful free radical causes lung damage from oxygen therapy

AUGUSTA, Ga. — The most toxic free radical appears responsible for much of the lung damage that can result from oxygen therapy in the critically ill or injured, Medical College of Georgia researchers report.
Within just a few days, ventilators…

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