Recent Articles by

Josh Barney

March 30, 2017
A large new study found the online calculator is more accurate than traditional methods in predicting people’s risk of heart disease and diabetes.
March 27, 2017
People with excess iron in their blood are especially susceptible to bacterial pneumonia. A UVA-led team of researchers may have identified an effective treatment.
March 23, 2017
The unexpected connection is likely sabotaging vaccines designed to treat cancer, and may have implications for male infertility, too.
March 21, 2017
A new online program from the School of Medicine helps HIV-positive patients overcome the stigma that often prevents them from seeking treatment.
March 07, 2017
The researchers have identified a biological process responsible for the probiotic’s effect on mood. Based on this, they believe the findings should hold true in people.
March 03, 2017
The research, which studied an unusual cohort of Finnish men, examines the interaction of genetic factors and cardiometabolic diseases such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes.
February 27, 2017
A cooperative study seeks to determine whether novice teen drivers – with and without autism – might benefit from additional support and training, even after earning their licenses.
February 22, 2017
Researchers will use the funding to build an astonishingly sophisticated computer model of the disease.
February 21, 2017
Flu infections can lead to pneumonia that kills up to 40 percent of people who develop the condition.
February 09, 2017
The award, from Virginia’s governor and the Science Museum of Virginia, recognizes Petri’s pioneering research in the field of gastrointestinal infections and their consequences for children in the developing world.