Recent Articles by

Josh Barney

December 20, 2018
The discovery puts a spotlight on the body’s “garbage collection” process, which clears about 200 billion cells each day in healthy adults.
December 18, 2018
There is a vaccine to prevent HPV, but not everyone has access to it, and some have objections. With a pressing need for new treatments, UVA researchers have identified a promising new target.
November 26, 2018
By questioning accepted scientific belief, School of Medicine researchers have discovered that these strange cells are even stranger than previously realized.
November 15, 2018
UVA Drs. Timothy and Shayna Showalter are pioneering and testing a “more targeted, more powerful, more personalized and potentially more effective” approach to treating patients with early-stage breast cancer.
November 12, 2018
The problem is especially acute in rural areas, the researchers said. They suggest financial incentives for medical professionals to provide in-home care, and called for an expansion of telemedicine.
November 08, 2018
A “scoreboard” that tracks a person’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes can offer encouragement for changing diet and exercise habits, the researchers found.
November 05, 2018
The high-tech, non-invasive surgery replaces scalpels with sound waves – and significantly enhances quality of life for people with Parkinson’s disease that has resisted other forms of treatment.
October 26, 2018
The work is an important step toward being able to manipulate the microbiome – the collection of microorganisms that live on and inside us – to treat disease and improve human health.
October 22, 2018
Amixicile may offer an added bonus: Because of the way it works, it appears not to contribute to the growing problem of antibiotic resistance.
October 17, 2018
A new process created by a UVA researcher and colleagues allows scientists to better understand the complexity of cancers by incorporating several mutations into cancer models at once.