Category: Heart & Vascular



Tick-Borne Meat Sensitivity Linked to Heart Disease

June 14, 2018

School of Medicine researchers have linked sensitivity to an allergen in red meat – a sensitivity spread by… read more >

Why Is My Blood Pressure Sensitive to Salt? This Gene May Explain Why

April 12, 2018

Researchers at the School of Medicine and George Washington University School of Medicine have discovered how a gene… read more >

UVA Earns National Accreditation for Pulmonary Hypertension Care

March 27, 2018

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association has designated the Pulmonary Hypertension Center at the University of Virginia Heart and… read more >

UVA Earns International Award for Heart and Lung Care

March 22, 2018

The Heart and Vascular Center at University of Virginia Medical Center has earned the Gold Level Excellence in… read more >

Large-Scale Genetic Study Provides New Insight Into Causes of Stroke

March 12, 2018

An international research consortium studying 520,000 individuals from around the world has identified 22 new genetic risk factors for… read more >

National ‘100 Great Heart Programs’ List Features UVA

November 10, 2017

Becker’s Hospital Review has named the University of Virginia Heart and Vascular Center at UVA Medical Center to… read more >

Just 1 Session of Exercise Can Help Make Cells Healthier

September 21, 2017

Whether it’s running, walking, cycling, swimming or rowing, it’s been well known since ancient times that doing some form… read more >

New Technique Lets Doctors Predict Genetic Disease Severity

September 12, 2017

An international team of researchers has found a way to diagnose disease and predict patient outcomes simply by measuring… read more >

New Tool Can Predict Patients’ Outcomes After Cardiac Arrest

August 25, 2017

Targeted temperature management – the precise cooling of a person suffering cardiac arrest – can literally be the difference… read more >

Fast, Quality Heart Attack Care Earns UVA Two National Awards

August 22, 2017

For providing prompt, high-quality care for patients suffering heart attacks, University of Virginia Health System has received two national… read more >