Health

One woman’s journey resulted in more than weight loss

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 10 Jan 2023 · Comments Off on One woman’s journey resulted in more than weight loss

Tonya Eller just wanted to have more energy and feel better. Not only did she lose 80 pounds, but she gained more than she could’ve imagined.

Have a plan, get support to achieve New Year’s resolutions, experts say

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 10 Jan 2023 · Comments Off on Have a plan, get support to achieve New Year’s resolutions, experts say

Most people quit their New Year’s Resolutions the second Friday in January; however, goals can be reached with some planning and a little help from friends.

Research finds blood pressure drug holds promise for treating those with PTSD

By Special To Augusta Good News · 06 Jan 2023 · Comments Off on Research finds blood pressure drug holds promise for treating those with PTSD

Medical College of Georgia scientists have new evidence that a blood pressure drug can help with the treatment of PTSD.

Alzheimer’s day program to expand its services

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 05 Jan 2023 · Comments Off on Alzheimer’s day program to expand its services

Via Cognitive Health, formerly known as the Jud C. Hickey Center for Alzheimer’s Care, will be moving into a new space in 2024.

Press On Fund to make final donation in $1 million pledge

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 30 Dec 2022 · 1

The Press On Fund’s final installment in a $1 million, four-year pledge is slated for January 2023.

Augusta University scientists explore links between antibiotic and type 1 diabetes

By Special To Augusta Good News · 23 Dec 2022 · Comments Off on Augusta University scientists explore links between antibiotic and type 1 diabetes

Augusta University researchers are studying how the antibodies formed by the drug gentamicin appear to increase the risk of type 1 diabetes in children who are already genetically at risk for the disease.

Researcher studies protective elements of subcutaneous fat

By Special To Augusta Good News · 17 Dec 2022 · Comments Off on Researcher studies protective elements of subcutaneous fat

An Augusta University researcher is studying the link between subcutaneous fat in women and how it protects them against brain inflammation at least until menopause.