Posts by Joshua Barney
February 20, 2024 Pain Research Suggests New Way to Manage Migraines in Women
Doctors may be able to develop treatments for migraines and chronic pain in women by targeting brain receptors that regulate fertility, new UVA research suggests.
February 5, 2024 Blood Cancer Discovery IDs High-Risk Patients, Could Improve Outcomes
New findings from UVA Cancer Center could lead to more tailored treatments for acute myeloid leukemia, a form of blood cancer.
January 31, 2024 UVA IDs Heart Drug by Combining Machine Learning, Human Learning
UVA scientists have developed a new approach to machine learning – a form of artificial intelligence – to identify drugs that help minimize harmful scarring after a heart attack or other injuries.
January 17, 2024 $3.1 Million Grant Backs Promising Focused Ultrasound Research
UVA will pioneer the use of focused ultrasound to improve treatment of a debilitating brain condition.
January 15, 2024 UVA Researchers ID Novel Factor in HIV Transmission
Researchers have found long-sought answers to questions about HIV transmission, and those findings could lead to new ways to prevent the disease’s spread.
January 10, 2024 International Effort Targets Climate Change’s Effect on Child Diseases
UVA Health researchers have joined a new international consortium that will work to understand how climate change could affect dangerous diarrheal diseases, a leading cause of death for children under 5.
January 8, 2024 Lung Transplant Discovery Could Prevent Major Cause of Deaths
Researchers have ID'd a potential way to improve lung transplant success by preventing damage when blood flow is restored to the organ.
January 3, 2024 Healthy Omega-3 Fats May Slow Deadly Pulmonary Fibrosis, Research Suggests
Higher levels of omega-3 in blood plasma were associated with better lung function and longer transplant-free survival among patients with pulmonary fibrosis.
December 18, 2023 Alzheimer’s Discovery Reveals Dire Effect of Toxic Tau Protein
Researchers have discovered how harmful tau proteins damage the essential operating instructions for our brain cells, a finding which could lead to new treatments.
December 12, 2023 Breast-Cancer Decision Aid for High-Risk Women Earns Positive Reviews
A decision-making aid to help women at high risk of breast cancer decide whether to add MRIs to their screening regimen has proved popular with both patients and doctors alike.