Recent Articles by

Josh Barney

April 15, 2020
An antioxidant produced during exercise may prevent or reduce the severity of acute respiratory distress syndrome. It may also offer a pathway to a new treatment.
April 08, 2020
An unexpected form of cellular cleanup in developing brains could play a role in conditions such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases and autism.
March 30, 2020
While much remains unknown about how cancer patients will respond to treatment, a UVA lab’s discovery marks a major advance in doctors’ ability to predict which treatments will work best for each patient.
March 19, 2020
Researchers warn that scientists must not overlook children’s health needs and their role in transmitting the new coronavirus.
March 09, 2020
Using innovative lab techniques, researchers identified the cellular mechanisms that increase blood pressure in obesity.
February 27, 2020
UVA researchers identified several patterns in urban design that can help inform public policy and promote neighborhoods that are safe and pleasant to live in.
February 17, 2020
The National Institutes of Health awarded UVA $146.3 million in fiscal year 2019, up $25 million in a single year.
February 12, 2020
UVA researchers have determined that some medulloblastoma tumor cells actually turn into another type of cell altogether, rising the possibility that doctors could intervene to stop the disease – and possibly other cancers.
February 11, 2020
Surveying mothers from 32 hospitals nationwide, researchers found that 45% followed safe sleeping recommendations. Dr. Ann Kellams said the findings suggest gaps in support for new mothers.
February 04, 2020
Prior to the Affordable Care Act, the Diabetes Belt counties had higher uninsured rates than other areas, but that was erased by 2014 through Medicaid expansion.