Category: Medical Subspecialties

Four Free Weekly COVID-19 Testing Events Planned

August 7, 2020
To help keep Charlottesville and the surrounding area safe, UVA Health is teaming up with the Virginia Department of Health, Thomas Jefferson Health District and community partners to offer four free COVID-19 testing events each week.

U.S. News & World Report: UVA Again No. 1 Hospital in Virginia

July 28, 2020
It's the fifth consecutive year. The publication also ranks eight UVA specialties among the best in the nation.

Quality Heart and Lung Care Earns UVA International Award

July 21, 2020
Fewer than 30 hospitals worldwide have earned the award.

Exercise Can Slow or Prevent Vision Loss, Study Finds

June 30, 2020
A new study found that exercise reduced the harmful overgrowth of blood vessels in the eyes of lab mice by up to 45%. This tangle of blood vessels is a key contributor to macular degeneration and other eye diseases.

Fire Ants Limiting Spread of Meat Allergy – But Pose Own Danger

June 24, 2020
Invasive fire ants are limiting the spread of a dangerous meat allergy. But it’s not all good news: The ants can also cause severe allergic reactions.

UVA Health Expanding Food Allergy Research, Clinical Trials

June 10, 2020
UVA Health and UVA Children’s are increasing access to the latest food allergy clinical trials and expanding their cutting-edge food-allergy research.

Obesity Makes COVID-19 Harder to Fight

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

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.

Artificial Pancreas Up for Best Biomedical Advance in STAT Madness Bracket Challenge

March 3, 2020

A UVA Health-developed artificial pancreas system is among the nominees for 2019’s best biomedical research and is… read more >

FDA Approves UVA-Developed Artificial Pancreas

January 2, 2020

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved an artificial pancreas system – based on technology from… read more >