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National ‘100 Great Orthopedics Programs’ List Features UVA

January 2, 2019
It's the fifth consecutive year that Becker’s Hospital Review has named University of Virginia Orthopedics at UVA Medical Center to the list.

Gene Discovery Reveals New Targets for Treating Atherosclerosis, Inflammation

December 20, 2018
A group of genes that has been largely ignored by scientists could play critical roles in atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), inflammation and likely obesity and other metabolic diseases.

HPV Discovery Raises Hope for New Cervical Cancer Treatments

December 18, 2018
HPV is responsible for nearly all cases of cervical cancer and 95 percent of anal cancers. It is the most common sexually transmitted disease, infecting more than 79 million Americans.

UVA Honored on National ‘100 Great Heart Programs’ List

December 13, 2018

For the third consecutive year, Becker’s Hospital Review has named University of Virginia Heart and Vascular Center at UVA… read more >

UVA Makes Surprising Discovery About Neurons

November 26, 2018
Meticulous new research from the School of Medicine has changed a well-accepted scientific belief about neurons, the vital nerve cells that allow us to experience the world and record those experiences as memories in our brains.

UVA Primary Care Madison Consolidating With Culpeper Clinics

November 19, 2018
To ensure patients have consistent access to primary care, UVA Primary Care Madison is consolidating with UVA’s primary care practices in Culpeper.

Husband-and-Wife Doctors Receive $1.8 Million to Test New Breast Cancer Approach

November 15, 2018
Radiation oncologist Timothy Showalter, MD, and breast cancer surgeon Shayna L. Showalter, MD, are working to improve care for women with early-stage breast cancer.

UVA School of Medicine Honored Nationally for Diversity, Inclusion Efforts

November 13, 2018
The School of Medicine's commitment to diversity and inclusion has earned it a national recognition from a higher education magazine.

Frail Seniors Going Without Desperately Needed In-Home Healthcare

November 12, 2018
There is a tremendous disparity between the need for in-home healthcare and the number of frail seniors actually receiving it, a new study finds. In many rural areas, the problem is so great that the researchers label it “remarkable.”

Simple Scoring System Could Help Patients Avoid Diabetes, Study Suggests

November 9, 2018
The tool could be a good way to motivate patients to stick with the diet and exercise changes that could save them from developing full-blown diabetes.