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‘Brain glue’ helps repair circuitry in severe TBI

Reparative hydrogel mimics the composition and mechanics of the brain
7-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Your Lawn Could Help Save the Bees

University of Georgia and U.S. Department of Agriculture researchers identified bees that were collecting pollen from the flowers of a turfgrass called centipedegrass. The researchers have been looking for ways to reverse the decline of pollinator...
7-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New center to combat global human trafficking

The University of Georgia has established a new interdisciplinary center to combat human trafficking through research, programming and policy development.
1-Apr-2021 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Sugar not so nice for your child’s brain development

New research led by a University of Georgia faculty member in collaboration with a University of Southern California research group has shown in a rodent model that daily consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages during adolescence impairs...
31-Mar-2021 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Social media addiction linked to cyberbullying

New research suggests that these increased hours spent online may be associated with cyberbullying behaviors. According to a study by the University of Georgia, higher social media addiction scores, more hours spent online, and identifying as male...
30-Mar-2021 11:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

International investigation discovers bald eagles’ killer

Eagle and waterfowl deaths occur in late fall and winter within reservoirs with excess invasive aquatic weeds, and birds can die within five days after arrival.
26-Mar-2021 10:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Should you take fish oil? Depends on your genotype

Fish oil supplements are a billion-dollar industry built on a foundation of purported, but not proven, health benefits. Now, new research from a team led by a University of Georgia scientist indicates that taking fish oil only provides health...
25-Mar-2021 11:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Programs help shield Black youth from effects of racism

Family-centered prevention programs that foster protective caregiving can buffer the negative effects of racial discrimination on young Black people, according to a study published by University of Georgia researchers.
24-Mar-2021 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Professor: Information key to COVID-19 vaccine acceptance

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Aging experts call for more dementia care training

New recommendations call for more evidence-based workforce training to meet the growing demands for dementia care.
23-Jul-2020 12:45 PM EDT

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Preparing for hurricane season during COVID-19

Hurricane season 2020 is already shattering records, and it’s only July.
16-Jul-2020 10:35 AM EDT

Pandemic could make drug resistance epidemic worse

8-Jul-2020 11:50 AM EDT

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Pharmacist clears up confusion about new COVID-19 drug

Remdesivir might shorten duration of symptoms in severely ill patients
7-May-2020 11:45 AM EDT

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Pharmacists separate COVID-19 fact from fiction

UGA medication experts answer common questions they're receiving from patients
15-Apr-2020 12:30 PM EDT

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Why are the grocery store shelves empty?

Agricultural economist explains COVID-19 impact on food markets
13-Apr-2020 11:50 AM EDT

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Tips to avoid overeating while working from home

Experts offer advice on how to avoid telecommuting weight gain
13-Apr-2020 9:35 AM EDT

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