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Major Epilepsy Study Offers Much-Needed Answers On 3 Lifesaving Seizure Drugs

There are effective treatments to stop life-threatening epilepsy seizures when the initial treatment has failed, a sweeping new study reveals. The study offers important answers about three such emergency drugs…

Faculty Spotlight: George Bloom Seeks to Untangle Alzheimer’s Riddle

Editor's Note: One in an occasional series about University of Virginia faculty members who are helping to make the University both great and good. Today’s installment features biology and neuroscience…

Faculty Spotlight: How One Professor Is Finding Cures With Computer Algorithms

Editor's Note: One in an occasional series about University of Virginia faculty members who are helping to make the University both great and good. Today’s installment features Jason Papin, a…

Artificial Pancreas Controls Blood Glucose Levels Better Than Current Technology

A multicenter, randomized clinical trial evaluating a new artificial pancreas system – which automatically monitors and regulates blood glucose levels – has found that the new system was more effective…

UVA Heart Rhythm Experts Bring Lifesaving Devices to Dominican Republic

The distance from Charlottesville to the Dominican Republic is 1,423 miles. But UVA Health and this small Caribbean nation have forged close ties. Over the past decade, UVA cardiovascular experts…