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Soft Bedding Poses Grave Danger to Sleeping Babies, Study Shows

April 23, 2019

Almost 70% of babies who died
from sleep-related suffocation between 2011 and 2014 did so because of soft
bedding,… read more >

Revealed: The Secret Superpower That Makes C. Difficile So Deadly

April 22, 2019

A new discovery
about dangerous C. difficile diarrhea
has identified a new way that the bacteria – and possibly… read more >

Electricity-Conducting Bacteria Yield Secret to Tiny Batteries, Big Medical Advances

April 15, 2019

Scientists have made a
surprising discovery about how strange bacteria that live in soil and sediment can
conduct electricity…. read more >

Over the Moon: A UVA Doctor Reflects on Her Work With NASA

April 11, 2019

On March 3, 2016, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly came home from a yearlong stay on the International… read more >

Testosterone Discovery May Explain Low Levels in Men With Diabetes

March 27, 2019

Scientists have mapped out how the body transports testosterone, and their surprising findings may explain low testosterone levels seen… read more >

Pamela Sutton-Wallace Named to Top 25 Women Leaders List by Modern Healthcare

March 26, 2019

Modern Healthcare, a leading national healthcare publication, has named Pamela M. Sutton-Wallace, chief executive officer of University of Virginia… read more >

‘Protect Your Prescription’ During National Poison Prevention Week

March 20, 2019

The Blue Ridge Poison Center (BRPC) at the University of Virginia Health System is commemorating National Poison Prevention… read more >

Found: The Missing Ingredient to Grow Blood Vessels

March 12, 2019
Researchers have discovered an ingredient vital for proper blood vessel formation that explains why numerous promising treatments have failed.

New Contributor to Age-Related Hearing Loss Identified

March 11, 2019

Researchers at the School of Medicine have discovered a new potential contributor to age-related hearing loss, a finding… read more >

NIH Provides $23 Million for Statewide Translational Research Institute

March 5, 2019

The integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV) has been awarded a five-year grant of nearly $23… read more >