Recent Articles by

Josh Barney

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.
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.