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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.

COVID-19: UVA Discovery Spurs Clinical Trial of Antidepressant

May 12, 2020
The drug has shown promise for stopping dangerous overreactions of the immune system, a concern in patients with severe COVID-19.

Telehealth Tools Developed for Ebola Improve COVID Care

May 11, 2020
The telehealth tools allow doctors to provide personal, high-quality care while conserving vital personal protective equipment and reducing infection risks.

UVA Health Reopens for In-Person Care

May 8, 2020
UVA Health is ramping up access to both inpatient and outpatient care with robust safety measures in place to protect the health of patients and team members.

Focused Ultrasound Opening Brain to Impossible Treatments

May 6, 2020
Focused ultrasound, the researchers hope, could revolutionize treatment for conditions from Alzheimer’s to brain tumors and even stroke.

UVA Health Trial to Test Convalescent Plasma as Potential COVID-19 Treatment

May 4, 2020
UVA Health is testing the use of plasma from patients who have recovered from COVID-19 as a potential treatment for inpatients with the disease.

Drug Tested at UVA Cleared as 1st COVID-19 Treatment

May 2, 2020
The antiviral drug, remdesivir, becomes the first treatment authorized to battle life-threatening COVID-19.

COVID-19: Drug Tested at UVA Speeds Recovery

April 30, 2020
The antiviral helped patients with advanced cases recover 31% faster than patients who received a placebo, the National Institutes of Health reports.

Team-Up Targets Spinal Cord Injuries

April 29, 2020
Two top scientists are seeking answers to questions about spinal cord injuries that have long frustrated the development of effective treatments.