Recent Articles by

Eric Swensen

April 27, 2017
Curious about the recent rise in food allergies among children? University of Virginia allergist Dr. Alice Hoyt addresses common questions and where we go from here.
March 14, 2017
Patients and health care providers often make assumptions about each other based upon personal biases, and they may affect the quality of care. A two-day symposium is seeking remedies.
January 18, 2017
Drugs received during and after surgery can lead some patients to opioid addictions. UVA researchers have found that using fewer opioids can actually lessen the post-surgical pain that patients experience.
December 12, 2016
The University of Virginia-Virginia Tech Carilion Neuroscience Research Collaboration is funding research teams from the two institutions to tackle pressing problems in brain development and function in health and disease.
November 30, 2016
Can’t sleep? A study shows that the effectiveness of a cognitive behavioral therapy-based online solution, developed at UVA, was similar to that found in trials of therapy delivered by health care providers.
November 22, 2016
“My goal is to help put UVA on the map as a research institution that translates discoveries to benefit patients,” said Jeffrey Keller as he takes his new post at the interface of clinicians and researchers.
November 21, 2016
A UVA phone survey found that only one in eight Virginia women were aware that breast density is a risk factor for breast cancer, while just one in five knew that dense breasts reduced the sensitivity of mammograms to find tumors.
November 16, 2016
On the eve of a Washington conference focused on the future of health care reform, Dr. Michael D. Williams, director of UVA’s Center for Health Policy, offers his forecast.
November 02, 2016
The partnership will seek to accelerate joint discovery, application of medical research and commercialization of new discoveries, and will include the recruitment of eminent scientists to the commonwealth.
October 28, 2016
There are simple ways to prevent sudden infant death syndrome that do not involve expensive home-monitoring technology, say Dr. Rachel Moon and Dr. Fern Hauck of UVA Children’s Hospital.

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