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...]

UVA Research Reveals Unseen Infections Harming World’s Children

By Josh Barney, jdb9a@virginia.edu Children around the world are suffering from unnoticed infections that are stunting their growth and mental development, new research from an international coalition of scientists reveals. Up to 30 percent of … [Read more...]

Kids and Concussions: UVA Physician Helps Craft New CDC Treatment Guideline

By Eric Swensen A University of Virginia Health System emergency medicine physician helped develop new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) treatment recommendations for children with concussions, also known as mild traumatic brain … [Read more...]

UVA Identifies Brain’s Lymphatic Vessels as New Avenue to Treat Multiple Sclerosis

By Josh Barney, jdb9a@virginia.edu (Reprinted from UVA Today) Lymphatic vessels that clean the brain of harmful material play a crucial role in the development and progression of multiple sclerosis, new research from the University of Virginia … [Read more...]