The researchers urge parents to give their children water instead, and encourage regular physical activity and adequate sleep.
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July 10, 2013
For the second straight year, Hospitals & Health Networks magazine has rated the U.Va. Health System as one of the nation’s “Most Wired” facilities.
June 24, 2013
Ebola infections can kill up to 90 percent of their victims, making them a potential biological weapon. But a class of drugs used for totally unrelated purposes may be able to stop the virus in its tracks.
June 21, 2013
The grant will allow U.Va. researchers to “rapidly determine” the ability of the drug “to improve the primary problem of reduced blood flow to the legs, which afflicts millions of patients with peripheral arterial disease,” says Dr. Brian Annex.
June 03, 2013
Scientists once thought that microRNAs were effectively junk, but new School of Medicine research indicates that one type of microRNA may be the key to treating peripheral artery disease.
June 03, 2013
For sufferers of diabetic retinopathy, a developing treatment could replace years of painful injections or destructive laser treatment.
May 29, 2013
The surprising finding could lead to new ways to battle conditions such as muscular dystrophy, facilitate healing after surgery and benefit athletes in their efforts to recover more quickly.
May 22, 2013
Doctors hope their discovery will help battle glioblastoma, the most common form of brain cancer in adults, which usually kills its victims within two or three years.
April 08, 2013
U.Va. researchers working as part of an NIH-funded consortium have identified the molecular structure of a protein whose mutations have been linked to early aging diseases and side effects for common HIV and AIDS drugs.
March 20, 2013
A program doles out $2.4 million to five projects studying treatments for conditions ranging from childhood cancers to Parkinson’s disease.