Recent Articles by

Josh Barney

October 26, 2017
When Daniel Cox was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, he knew the traditional prescription – “lose weight” – was not likely to work. He may have come up with a better idea.
October 25, 2017
An antioxidant produced naturally during exercise may offer a way to protect against a condition that currently kills about 80 percent of the patients who develop it.
October 23, 2017
Melanie Rutkowski is investigating whether the microorganisms that live in our bodies might predict the risk of breast cancer, and help to prevent its spread.
October 17, 2017
Routine daily lab tests on hospital patients may not add much value, and indeed may do more harm than good in some cases. Medical researchers at UVA are among those questioning the practice.
September 28, 2017
The tool will be valuable to health care providers in situations where few medical resources are available.
September 27, 2017
The new approach shows promise for helping young patients with a stubborn type of cancer that has resisted other forms of treatment.
September 21, 2017
The study sought to identify how exercise works at a cellular level, and found it analogous to the state inspection system for automobiles.
September 12, 2017
Using a high-tech scientific instrument called “optical tweezers,” researchers can measure minuscule changes in the interactions of molecules in order to predict the severity of a wide range of diseases with a genetic component.
September 01, 2017
With opioid use under great scrutiny, the new findings highlight the complexities doctors face in managing patients’ pain.
August 25, 2017
Researchers at UVA and the Cleveland Clinic have developed a way to predict outcomes for cardiac arrest patients after they receive a potentially lifesaving temperature-lowering treatment. The tool can aid families during a stressful, uncertain time.