Recent Articles by

Josh Barney

August 17, 2017
UVA School of Medicine research found that antibiotic use made neutrophils, a type of immune cell, less effective in fighting infections and weakened the intestinal barrier against invading bugs.
August 07, 2017
The publication also ranked six specialties among the top 50 nationally, with four other “higher-performing” specialties ranked among the top 10 percent.
July 31, 2017
A new automation project is speeding blood tests, quickly getting doctors the information they need to save lives.
July 27, 2017
The agenda-setting project is the first to bring together professionals and bereaved family members from 25 countries to achieve consensus on the top 10 research priorities.
July 25, 2017
SIDS deaths have been halved by the “Back to Sleep” campaign, but approximately 3,500 infants still died during their sleep in 2014. Researchers are seeking ways to make sure new parents get the message.
July 19, 2017
The virus, first isolated in hot springs in Yellowstone National Park, has a huge variety of potential uses, from precisely delivering drugs to creating earthquake-proof building materials.
July 17, 2017
A new UVA study suggests that aggressive combination treatments for high blood pressure may be damaging patients’ kidneys over time, but researchers are urging patients to continue following their treatment plans.
July 11, 2017
Infants born with a high birthweight are more likely to become obese as children, a new study from the University of Virginia School of Medicine suggests.
July 10, 2017
The publication lauded a discovery that could change how we treat neurological diseases ranging from autism to multiple sclerosis to Alzheimer’s.
June 27, 2017
The National Institutes of Health are investing more than $8.6 million in several promising areas of UVA research related to lung transplants that could make a major difference in patients’ lives.