Category: Women’s & Children’s



Kohl’s Donating $250,000 to UVA Children’s Hospital for Healthy Living Programs

September 22, 2017

Kohl’s Cares is donating $250,000 over two years to the Kohl’s Hoo’s Fit program at the University of Virginia… 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 >

Bow Foundation Backs UVA Research Into Rare Genetic Disorder

August 9, 2017

The Bow Foundation today announced a grant of $50,000 to the School of Medicine to fund research into a… 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 >

Global Research Priorities Identified for Sudden Unexpected Infant Death

July 27, 2017

The scientific journal Pediatrics today published a paper from the School of Medicine, the American SIDS Institute and… read more >

How Texting Can Protect Babies From Sudden Death

July 25, 2017

A series of educational videos delivered by text or email successfully encouraged new mothers to use safe sleep practices… read more >

UVA Launching Group Pregnancy Care, Education Program

July 24, 2017

To improve health outcomes for new moms and babies and reduce health disparities, University of Virginia Children’s Hospital and… 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 >

Babies Born Big More Likely to Become Obese Children

July 12, 2017

Infants born with a high birthweight are more likely to become obese children, a new study from the read more >

New Way to Shut Off Genes Speeds Battle Against Genetic Diseases

July 11, 2017

Gene editing using the CRISPR system is transforming genetic research and could be poised to transform the treatment of… read more >