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...]

Discovery: Major Step Toward Growing Kidneys

Cells That Produce Blood Vessels Identified, Paving Way for Tissue Engineering In a significant step toward growing replacement kidneys, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have identified the cells that give rise to the … [Read more...]

Prostate Cancer Discovery May Make It Easier to Kill Cancer Cells

Researchers Find Unknown Link Between 2 Different Treatment Approaches A newly discovered connection between two common prostate cancer treatments may soon make prostate cancer cells easier to destroy. Drugs that could capitalize on the discovery … [Read more...]

New Treatment for Deadliest Brain Cancer Available at UVA

New Treatment for Deadliest Brain Cancer Available at UVA Wearable Device Was Shown to Extend Survival for Patients With Glioblastoma A device that represents a rare advance against glioblastoma – the deadliest form of brain cancer – is now … [Read more...]