Salmonella’s Strange Recipe for Defeating the Immune System

Pathogen Uses Its Food to Know When and How to Attack, Researchers Find In a surprising new discovery about potentially deadly salmonella, researchers have determined that the foodborne bacteria has a most unexpected way of telling where it is in … [Read more...]

Unexpected Link Found Between Immune Cells, Weight Control, Disease Resistance

Researchers Identify Genetic Factors Governing Immune Response to Viruses New research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine has shown how our DNA determines our ability to fight off viruses, revealing that many genes work together to … [Read more...]

UVA Testing Treatment for Enlarged Prostate Symptoms

Common Condition in Older Men Can Cause Sexual Dysfunction, Frequent Urination University of Virginia Health System researchers are examining a non-surgical treatment for lower urinary tract symptoms caused by an enlarged prostate. Also known … [Read more...]

Revealed: The Awful Anchor That Lets Urinary Tract Infections Take Hold

Bacterium’s Freaky, Flexible Coils Let It Survive Where Others Can’t To establish an infection in the urinary tract, bacteria must be able to withstand the tremendous forces of urine flow so they’re not simply washed away. New research is giving … [Read more...]

UVA Evaluates ADHD Medicines to Reduce Highway Crashes

Researchers Study Whether Extended-Release Drug Improves Driving Safety University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers are determining whether an extended-release medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder can improve highway … [Read more...]