Category: All Releases



Genetic Differences in Fat Shape Men and Women’s Health Risks

September 25, 2020
New findings about fat help explain the differing health risks men and women face – and set the stage for better, more targeted treatments.

COVID-19 Discovery in Children May Inform Vaccines, Treatments

September 24, 2020
A commentary highlights how new COVID-19 findings have important implications for the development of vaccines and immune therapies for the disease.

HIV Drugs Could Prevent Diabetes, Study Suggests

September 23, 2020
Patients taking drugs called NRTIs to treat HIV and hepatitis B had a 33% lower risk of developing diabetes.

Cancer Centers Join to Address the Impact of COVID-19

September 22, 2020
A consortium of 17 cancer centers in the United States, including UVA Cancer Center, have come together to better understand the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic in delaying cancer detection, care and prevention.

Update: Lee Street to Close Nights of Sept. 27-28 for Repaving

September 18, 2020
Lee Street will be closed in front of the University of Virginia Medical Center from 8 p.m.-5 a.m. on the evenings of Sept. 20 and 21 for repaving.

UVA Smoking Cessation Program Outperforming Typical Results

September 16, 2020
A 15-month free program for UVA Cancer Center patients to help tobacco users quit – combining medication and one-on-one behavioral therapy – is showing promising results.

UVA Honored as a Baby-Friendly Hospital

September 15, 2020

UVA Children’s, UVA Medical Center and UVA Women’s Services have earned an international designation as a Baby-Friendly hospital… read more >

Cancer Discovery Reveals Key Process in Tumor Formation

September 14, 2020
A new discovery from the School of Medicine may open the door to a new approach to treating cancer: by disrupting a vital condensation process inside cancer cells.

Concussion Discovery Reveals Dire, Unknown Effects of Even Mild TBI

September 10, 2020
Even mild concussions cause severe and long-lasting impairments in the brain’s ability to clean itself, and this may seed it for Alzheimer’s, dementia and other neurodegenerative problems.

Consolidated UVA Breast Care Center Slated to Open in October

September 9, 2020
To make it easier for patients to access coordinated breast care in a single, convenient location, UVA Health is scheduled to open a new Breast Care Center on Oct. 12 in Albemarle County.