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...]

Engineers, Physician Collaborating to Detect Impending Asthma Attacks

By Fariss Samarrai (Reprinted from UVA Today, 09/04/18) About 5 percent of asthma patients suffer from frequent and severe sudden chest tightness that disrupts breathing, often leading to an emergency room visit and hospitalization. The condition … [Read more...]

UVA Developing ‘Two-Headed Arrow’ to Kill Ovarian Cancer Tumors

By Josh Barney, jdb9a@virginia.edu A University of Virginia School of Medicine researcher is developing a two-fisted, antibody-based approach to destroying deadly ovarian cancer – an approach he believes could also be modified to kill breast, … [Read more...]