The researchers, led by the U.Va. team, looked at the treatment of infections after the source of the infection was addressed, and found that administering antibiotics for only four days was as effective as treatments spanning eight days.
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The discovery has profound implications for neurological diseases from autism to Alzheimer’s to multiple sclerosis.
May 08, 2015
Nona Jiang has received two grants to continue her research into how infections can slow brain development of children in impoverished areas of the world.
April 29, 2015
Previous studies linked two hours or more of daily television viewing with unhealthy body weight in children. The researchers recommend replacing TV time with physical and educational activities.
December 01, 2014
Researchers will seek to determine which of three second-choice drugs used to treat status epilepticus – a very severe, sometimes life-threatening seizure – is most effective.
October 03, 2014
The Ivy Foundation Translational Research Building will house scientific programs and a clinical research unit that will tackle some of the world’s most urgent medical challenges.
July 29, 2014
In the future, a doctor could plug a patient’s symptoms into a computer and compare them against thousands of similar cases, leading to more accurate diagnoses and better treatments, according to U.Va. physician Dr. David J. Stone.
June 18, 2014
U.Va. will expand the collection of diseased tissue samples and make them available, propelling medical research in such areas as breast cancer and lung disease.
May 30, 2014
Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have discovered how the deadly Ebola virus punches its way into the cytoplasm of cells.
May 29, 2014
Scientists are thrilled to be able to correct the faulty genes that cause disease. But those fixes can cause problems elsewhere. U.Va.’s new research will help scientists hone their focus to avoid introducing mutations.