Recent Articles by

Josh Barney

November 19, 2015
The lab of UVA microbiologist Kodi S. Ravichandran has found a potentially more effective new method for regulating good and bad cholesterol levels, one with fewer side effects.
November 17, 2015
UVA’s findings from using a different demographic technique underscore the crucial importance of access to primary-care providers – the frontline doctors who could catch breast cancer and other cancers earlier.
November 03, 2015
UVA researchers have unexpectedly discovered a way to trigger the production of oxygen-carrying red blood cells. This could benefit people with anemia – the most common blood disorder – among many other applications.
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.