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A New Tool for Developing COVID-19 Treatments, Vaccines

June 1, 2020
Biomedical scientists working with COVID-19 have an important new resource to help them better understand the virus.

Obesity Makes COVID-19 Harder to Fight

May 29, 2020
A doctor offers seven important tips for managing obesity.

New Stroke Guidelines Aim to Improve Care Amid COVID-19

May 28, 2020
Top stroke experts have issued new guidance to ensure stroke patients receive safe, timely care while preventing the transmission of COVID-19.

National ‘100 Great Hospitals’ List Honors UVA Medical Center

May 27, 2020

Becker’s Hospital Review, a national healthcare publication, has named UVA Medical Center to its 2020 list of… read more >

UVA Finds Essential Key to Hearing Sensitivity

May 26, 2020
New research is shedding light on the biological architecture that lets us hear – and on a genetic disorder that causes both deafness and blindness.

UVA Doctors Honored for COVID-19 Children’s Book

May 20, 2020
Two UVA Health physicians have produced a children’s book for communities of color that are being disproportionately stricken by COVID-19.

iTHRIV Seeks to Address COVID-19 Information Gap in Virginia

May 19, 2020
The Integrated Translational Health Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV) has developed an online tool to collect COVID-19 related information from volunteers who are residents of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

UVA Health Opens Hotline for Patients Without a Regular Doctor

May 18, 2020
The hotline will make it easier for Charlottesville-area patients without a primary care doctor to get questions answered and receive care.

Heart Attacks, Heart Failure, Stroke: COVID-19’s Cardiovascular Complications

May 15, 2020
A new guide from emergency medicine doctors details the potentially deadly cardiovascular complications COVID-19 can cause.

In Victory Over Polio, Hope for the Battle Against COVID-19

May 13, 2020
Medicine’s great triumph over polio holds out hope we can do the same for COVID-19, two researchers say.