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 >

An End to Dieting for People With Type 2 Diabetes?

October 9, 2017

For people with type 2 diabetes, the prescription is typically “lose weight.” But maybe not for much longer.

School… read more >

UVA Named to National ‘100 Great Oncology Programs’ List

October 4, 2017

For the fifth consecutive year, national healthcare publication Becker’s Hospital Review has named University of Virginia Cancer Center… read more >

Simplifying Information Aids Fight Against Childhood Obesity, Study Finds

September 29, 2017

Providing simplified health information designed for parents with low health literacy helps all families in childhood obesity treatment programs… read more >

New Triage Tool Helps Doctors Save Lives

September 28, 2017

In situations where medical resources are most limited, doctors are often forced to make life-or-death decisions with very little… read more >

Teen 1st in Va. to Receive Gene Therapy in UVA Clinical Trial

September 27, 2017

The School of Medicine has administered its first dose of an experimental immunotherapy for pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia that… read more >

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 >

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 Genetic 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 >

UVA Joins AVIA to Speed Innovation

September 7, 2017

The University of Virginia Health System has joined AVIA, the nation’s leading network of health systems addressing pressing… read more >