Category: Heart & Vascular



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

Expanding Medicaid coverage is associated with better outcomes for heart surgery patients, according to a study led by 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 >

Kidney Research Leads to Heart Discovery

May 8, 2017

Kidney research at the School of Medicine has unexpectedly led to a discovery about the… read more >

UVA’s timely, quality heart attack care earns national award

September 23, 2016

For meeting national standards to help provide fast care and improve outcomes for heart attack patients, University of Virginia… read more >

Heart failure follow-up program cuts costs, improves patient outcomes

September 19, 2016

An innovative program for following up with heart failure patients at the University of Virginia Health… read more >

Gene helps prevent heart attack, stroke — and may offer way to block effects of aging

May 17, 2016

 Findings in a nutshell:
Gene thought active only in embryos and permanently silenced in adults is actually critical in… read more >