New Breast Cancer Approach Being Tested by Husband-and-Wife Doctors at UVA

By Joshua Barney Husband-and-wife doctors at the UVA Cancer Center have been awarded more than $1.8 million from the National Institutes of Health for their effort to improve radiation therapy and breast surgery for patients with early-stage … [Read more...]

Photos: Medical and Nursing Students Unwind with Comforting Canine Companions

Call it the paws that refresh: University of Virginia medical and nursing students took a break from their studies to de-stress with comforting canine companions. UVA’s popular therapy dogs — adorable pooches that visit with patients — came out … [Read more...]

UVA School of Medicine Recognized Nationally for Diversity, Inclusion Efforts

For its commitment to diversity and inclusion, the University of Virginia School of Medicine has earned a national award from a higher education magazine. For the seventh consecutive year, UVA School of Medicine has received the Health Professions … [Read more...]

Study Suggests Simple Scoring System Could Help Patients Avoid Diabetes

By Josh Barney A simple scoring system can track the reduction in diabetes risk produced by lifestyle changes and medication in people with pre-diabetes, a new study has found. The findings suggest the potential that the tool could be a good way to … [Read more...]

Creating a Simpler Way to Solve the Complex Mysteries of the Microbiome

By Josh Barney This much is clear: The tiny bacteria that live on and inside us are tremendously important for our health and well-being, affecting everything from our mood to the risk of autism. But understanding how those multitudes of microbes … [Read more...]