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Doggies De-Stress Studying Students

School of Medicine students preparing for their exams were treated to cookies and canine companionship all thanks to the 5Cs Comfort Break. The five Cs stand for canines, cocoa, cookies,…

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…

Sound Waves as Effective as Brain Surgery at Treating Essential Tremor

Scalpel-free surgery using focused sound waves appears to be as effective in treating essential tremor as traditional surgery that requires drilling into the skull, a groundbreaking clinical trial at the…

Scientific Breakthrough of the Year – Finalist

Neuroscientists found to their surprise that the lymphatic system--the network of vessels that helps clear waste in the body and circulate key immune cells--exists in the brain. The discovery (which…

Baffling Lab Mystery Leads to Major Red Blood Cell Discovery

Researchers Can Trigger Production of Oxygen-Carrying Cells on Demand. A bizarre result of a routine lab experiment has led researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine to an unexpected new way…