Recent Articles by

Josh Barney

November 03, 2015
Do medical tests really diagnose the diseases they are supposed to? A UVA pathologist drafted – and now revised – the standards for developing those tests.
October 22, 2015
Enrolling in Affordable Care Act health plans led to better outcomes for low-income Virginians with HIV, according to research from the UVA School of Medicine.
October 12, 2015
Researchers are seeking to prevent heart failure by examining what they believe are damaging effects of glucose (blood sugar). The National Institutes of Health has supported the work with a grant totaling $1.9 million.
October 08, 2015
It was hoped that streamlining breast-cancer radiation treatment to reduce the number of doctor visits necessary would increase the number of women getting the treatment. A new study, however, has found that adoption of the technique has stagnated.
October 01, 2015
A study of women who underwent bariatric surgery found multiple health benefits, including the elimination of precancerous uterine growths.
September 28, 2015
Emergency medicine physicians at U.Va. suggest that health care providers and passengers alike think ahead before they get on a plane and find themselves in a difficult situation.
September 23, 2015
The mutated genes may be particularly susceptible to cancer-fighting drugs already approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
September 15, 2015
The breakthrough offers a new strategy to protect humans from infectious diseases, and may offer a “Plan B” when the parasite develops a resistance to the only available treatment.
September 14, 2015
A U.Va. researcher is using an NIH grant to revolutionize data access and speed new drugs – and he’s doing it on a shoestring budget.
August 26, 2015
U.Va. researchers have identified and imaged the structure of a key protein in human sperm, hypothesizing that it may be vital to binding sperm and egg.