Category: Heart & Vascular



Just 1 Session of Exercise Can Help Make Cells Healthier

September 21, 2017

Whether it’s running, walking, cycling, swimming or rowing, it’s been well known since ancient times that doing some form… read more >

New technique lets doctors predict disease severity

September 12, 2017

An international team of researchers has found a way to diagnose disease and predict patient outcomes simply by measuring… read more >

New Tool Can Predict Patients’ Outcomes After Cardiac Arrest

August 25, 2017

Targeted temperature management – the precise cooling of a person suffering cardiac arrest – can literally be the difference… read more >

Fast, Quality Heart Attack Care Earns UVA Two National Awards

August 22, 2017

For providing prompt, high-quality care for patients suffering heart attacks, University of Virginia Health System has received two national… read more >

U.S. News & World Report Ranks UVA as No. 1 Hospital in Virginia

August 8, 2017

The 2017-2018 U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” guide rates University of Virginia Medical Center as the No…. read more >

High Blood Pressure: Could Aggressive Treatment Lead To Kidney Damage?

July 18, 2017

Aggressive combination treatments for high blood pressure that are intended to protect the kidneys may actually be damaging the… read more >

UVA Earns National Award for Care of Heart Attack Patients

June 29, 2017

University of Virginia Health System has been recognized for its care of heart attack patients with a national award… read more >

Four UVA Children’s Hospital Specialties Nationally Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

June 27, 2017

Four specialties at University of Virginia Children’s Hospital are ranked among the top 50 nationally in the 2017-2018… read more >

Heart Surgery Outcomes Improved After Medicaid Expansion, Study Finds

June 7, 2017

Medicaid expansion is associated with better outcomes for heart surgery patients, according to a study led by School… read more >

Heart Failure Program Earns National Quality Awards

June 5, 2017

For working to improve patients’ recovery times and reduce readmissions, the heart failure program at the University of… read more >