Scleroderma: Study Suggests Hope for a Longer Life

January 12, 2018

An unusual autoimmune disease that causes skin and lung damage can be treated effectively by stem cell transplant, a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine has found. The approach could represent the first new treatment to improve survival in patients with severe scleroderma in more than… read more >

Powerful Glow Lights the Way to Medical Breakthroughs

December 15, 2017

Talk about shedding light on the unknown: A School of Medicine researcher has developed a way to set… read more >

A Gold-Standard Cancer Treatment is in Decline, and Money May Be Why

December 13, 2017

The evidence is clear: Cervical cancer is best treated with brachytherapy, a form of radiation therapy. Yet the use… read more >

UVA Honored on National ‘100 Great Orthopedics Programs’ List

December 11, 2017

Becker’s Hospital Review has selected University of Virginia Orthopedics at UVA Medical Center for its list of 100… read more >

Gut Health a Life-or-Death Factor in C. Difficile Infection, Study Finds

December 2, 2017

Infections caused by the C. difficile bacteria are a serious health threat, especially for older people. But researchers at… read more >

UVA Recognized for Care of Patients With Blood Vessel Tumors

December 1, 2017

University of Virginia Health System has been honored as one of just 12 Comprehensive Clinical Care Centers in the… read more >

Macular Degeneration: UVA Discovers Trigger That Leads to Vision Loss for Millions

November 27, 2017

In a major step forward in the battle against macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss among the… read more >

Prostate Cancer: UVA Aims to Help Men Make Complex Care Decisions

November 22, 2017

Researchers at the University of Virginia Cancer Center are developing a tool to help patients with prostate cancer… read more >

University of Virginia Children’s Hospital Leads as Innovator in AAP National Quality Improvement Project on Managing Children With Asthma

November 14, 2017

The University of Virginia Children’s Hospital is among 89 hospitals involved in a national improvement collaborative for children… read more >

National ‘100 Great Heart Programs’ List Features UVA

November 10, 2017

Becker’s Hospital Review has named the University of Virginia Heart and Vascular Center at UVA Medical Center to… read more >