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Study points to optimal blood pressure treatment for stroke patients

Aggressive treatment of hypertension in stroke patients could do more harm than good in the long term, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Georgia.
10-Dec-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

More people getting flu vaccine this year, says UGA study

Compared with last year more adults getting and intending to get a flu vaccination in 2018-19 flu season
6-Dec-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UGA ranks No. 1 in United States for new products to market

The University of Georgia ranked first among 193 U.S. institutions for the number of commercial products reaching the market in 2017, according to a survey released by AUTM, a nonprofit organization that tracks technology transfer among...
5-Dec-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Holiday shopping gives boost to businesses

Atlanta-based company Sock Fancy – an online sock-subscription provider ( that was listed on this year’s University of Georgia Alumni Association Bulldog 100 list – has been preparing for this shopping period since the end of...
20-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New model predicts which animal viruses may spread among humans

Researchers have developed a model that predicts which of the viruses that can jump from animals to people can also be transmitted from person to person—and are therefore possible sources of human diseases.
20-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

UGA professor and comic strip artist produce award-winning short film series for kids

A partnership between a UGA professor and the creator of the “Sherman’s Lagoon” comic strip has resulted in a new short film series, “The Adventures of Zack and Molly,” which highlights the Gulf of Mexico and the importance of healthy...
15-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Interruptions after work: why phone calls and texts are worse than emails

After work emails, phone calls and text messages have different consequences for employees. Email interruptions allow workers to be in control. Phone calls have the largest effect on feeling exhausted at work and at home.
15-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Study: School discipline not applied equally to all US students

Low-income and minority students continue to be disproportionately disciplined when compared with their wealthier or lighter-skinned peers, according to a new study from the University of Georgia.
13-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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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


Consider pets in disaster planning

15-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST

‘Frankenstein’ Turns 200

An interview with professor Roxanne Eberle, who specializes in Romantic literature and has taught "Frankenstein" to students for years.
29-Oct-2018 2:30 PM EDT

Stigma of depression hurts African American populations more than others

The stigma associated with mental illness prevents many people from seeking treatment, but it has a particularly negative impact on black Americans, according to Rosalyn Denise Campbell, an assistant professor in the University of Georgia’s...
9-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT


Ruling addresses an issue that has stymied states for years

11-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT

World Oceans Day: UGA Professor Jenna Jambeck to Speak to United Nations

The theme of this year’s World Oceans Day is combating plastic pollution, a problem that has been piling up—quite literally—for decades.
8-Jun-2018 4:30 PM EDT

Important Questions Asked by Upcoming Horror Movie ‘Hereditary’

4-Jun-2018 2:05 PM EDT


Robust decision rules in favor of baker’s right not to bake cake

4-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT

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