Doctors at Emory have been trying a non-surgical alternative for osteoarthritis, an experimental treatment that relies upon the power of the human body to help heal itself.
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has awarded Emory and Georgia Tech investigators a $2.4 million, five-year grant to study non-invasive imaging to detect immune rejection of transplanted organs.
To reduce the growing number of deaths related to both prescription opioid overuse and illicit opioid use, a new report determines it will take years of sustained and coordinated efforts by physicians, patients, federal and state agencies and the public to curb the opioid epidemic.
Daniel S. Owens, CEO of Emory University Hospital Midtown and Emory University Hospital Smyrna, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the Georgia Hospital Association (GHA).
Named for the late Paul Seavey, a long-time Emory internist and professor of medicine, the Seavey Comprehensive Internal Medicine Clinic follows the doctor's distinctive style of care as it trains new doctors.
After an extensive national search, Emory University has named Michael E. Halkos, MD, MSc as chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery in the Department of Surgery.
When a pine tree fell on Emory employee Sylvia Ennis's car, impaling her, she began a multi-year medical odyssey that would require a care team of dozens -- and a lot of tenacity.
Summer may be winding down, but there are still plenty of things to do on campus before the bustle of the new academic year begins.
In a National Academy of Medicine commentary published this week, Emory University co-author Ruth M. Parker, MD, highlights the need to use art as a resource to help improve health literacy.
A 90-ton piece of equipment called a cyclotron was delivered and installed Thursday, July 13, at the Emory Proton Therapy Center. The cyclotron will be the source of the proton beam at the state of the art facility located in Midtown Atlanta.
The new Emory University Hospital Tower is slated to open its first two levels and parking deck to the public later this month. To ready the staff and building for the grand opening, a "Day in the Life" event was held on June 28.
American College of Cardiology: Health care system changes are needed to improve heart health among women
A special committee convened by the ACC is calling for health care system improvements to ensure women are receiving the same quality cardiovascular care that men receive.
Researchers have found striking evidence for the role of genetics in shaping a fundamental feature of human behavior: how children pay attention to the world -- what they look at, and what they don't -- is strongly influenced by genetics.
While we often don't want to think about the next outbreak of a serious infectious disease or pathogen, hospitals across the country are busy preparing and planning for what may be on the horizon.
Researchers at Georgia Tech and Emory University have created a device that makes walking up and down stairs easier. They¿ve built energy-recycling stairs that store a user¿s energy during descent and return energy to the user during ascent.
Years of training, intense competition, and focusing on one sport can create health problems for young athletes. What can be done to reduce the risks?
Brenda Fitzgerald, MD, a graduate of Emory University School of Medicine as well as its residency training program, has been appointed new director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
At 92, Sol Kaslow is a surviving veteran of 1944 Normandy invasion and still participating in World WWII commemorations. It's a chance he wouldn't have had without a heart procedure performed at Emory Healthcare.
Emory University's Office of Development and Alumni Relations has appointed Mary Ann Sprinkle as Vice President for Development for the Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center, and Alex Brown as Associate Vice President for Development.
Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease are not the same. They affect different regions of the brain and have distinct genetic and environmental risk factors. But at the biochemical level, these two neurodegenerative diseases start to look similar. That's how Emory scientists led by Keqiang Ye, PhD, landed on a potential drug target for Parkinson¿s.