Combining Tests Leads to Better Prediabetes Detection, Public Health Study Shows

ATLANTA—Using a combination of two blood sugar tests rather than a single test would improve detection of prediabetes in American children and adults, according to a new study by researchers at the School of Public Health at Georgia State University.

In “Improving Detection of Prediabetes in Children and Adults: Using Combinations of… more »

New Antimicrobials Could Fight Drug-Resistant MRSA Infection, Georgia State Study Finds

ATLANTA—A novel class of antimicrobials that inhibits the function of a key disease-causing component of bacteria could be effective in fighting methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), one of the major drug-resistant bacterial pathogens, according to researchers at Georgia State University.

Their study showed that small molecule analogs that target the functions of SecA, a central… more »

Technique to More Effectively Diagnose and Treat Cancer Developed by Georgia State Researchers

ATLANTA—A method to better trace changes in cancers and treatment of the prostate and lung without the limitations associated with radiation has been developed by Georgia State University researchers.

Their findings were published Wednesday, Nov. 17 in Scientific Reports by Nature.

The researchers developed a new imaging agent they named ProCA1.GRPR, and demonstrated… more »