Category: All Releases



Discovery IDs Better Way to Treat Certain Prostate Cancers, Lymphomas

November 8, 2017

Certain prostate cancers and lymphomas have a major genetic weakness that doctors can exploit to help save patients’ lives,… read more >

UVA Tests Power of Focused Ultrasound, Immunotherapy to Battle Breast Cancer

November 8, 2017

In its latest pioneering effort to harness the power of focused ultrasound to battle disease, the University of Virginia… read more >

UVA School of Medicine Earns National Diversity Award

November 2, 2017

For the sixth consecutive year, the University of Virginia School of Medicine has received a national award for… read more >

Focused Ultrasound Shows Promise to Treat Parkinson’s Tremor

October 30, 2017

An initial test to determine if focused ultrasound can reduce tremor caused by Parkinson’s disease has produced encouraging results…. read more >

Breastfeeding for Two Months Halves SIDS Risk, Study Finds

October 30, 2017

Breastfeeding for at least two months cuts a baby’s risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) almost in half,… read more >

Aetna Introduces New Medicare Advantage Plan with UVA Health System

October 25, 2017

Aetna (NYSE: AET) today announced a new Aetna Medicare Advantage plan with a $29 monthly plan premium. This… read more >

Exercise Discovery Could Save Sickest Patients

October 24, 2017

A new discovery about how exercise helps protect us from disease could one day dramatically reduce the death rate… read more >

Susan G. Komen Awards UVA $450,000 for Innovative Breast Cancer Research

October 23, 2017

Researcher Melanie Rutkowski, PhD, can envision a day when doctors prescribe a specific diet to prevent the spread of… read more >

UVA Leads Effort to Slash Unnecessary Medical Testing

October 19, 2017

Researchers at top hospitals in the U.S. and Canada have developed an ambitious plan to eliminate unnecessary medical testing,… read more >

Inpatient Satisfaction Improved by Five-Minute Intervention, Study Finds

October 16, 2017

As hospitals seek to improve inpatient satisfaction, one effective way takes only a few minutes and no expensive equipment…. read more >