New Blood Test at UVA Offers Better Monitoring of Diabetes

Improved A1C Test Can Also Predict Diabetes Risk, Detect Blood Abnormalities A new, more precise version of the A1C test, which is used to monitor diabetes over time, is now being offered at the University of Virginia Health System. The improved … [Read more...]

Sweeping Review of Human Genome IDs Stroke Risk Genes

Largest Study of Its Kind Targets Debilitating and Often Fatal Ischemic Strokes Researchers seeking to better understand how our genes contribute to stroke risk have completed what is believed to be the largest and most comprehensive review of the … [Read more...]

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...]