Recent Articles by

Mary Jane Gore

March 19, 2008
March 19, 2008 – Most of us have witnessed it in person or on television a football player lying injured on the field as emergency medics prepare to lift him onto a stretcher.
March 13, 2008
March 13, 2008 — Members of a study team led by Dr. Thomas Platts-Mills of the University of Virginia Health System knew they had a medical mystery on their hands.
February 26, 2008
February 26, 2008 — An 81-year-old Augusta County resident has returned home from the University of Virginia Health System after surviving what is frequently a fatal event — massive internal bleeding from a ruptured aortic aneurysm in his abdomen.
January 16, 2008
January 16, 2008 — A new drug designed to increase sexual desire in women who suffer from hypoactive sexual desire disorder is undergoing clinical trials at the University of Virginia Medical Center.
December 14, 2007
Dec. 14, 2007 - Dozens of University of Virginia physicians were named to the list of "Best Doctors in America" by Best Doctors Inc., the largest number ever for U.Va. This year 160 names made the list — 35 more than appeared on the previous list in 2005.
December 10, 2007
Dec. 10, 2007 — Two more likely genetic locations for nicotine addiction have been identified by University of Virginia Health System researchers.
November 26, 2007
Nov. 26, 2007 — The University of Virginia Health System became the first in the nation to image a patient with the next generation of interventional imaging systems, the Artis zeego, on Nov. 14.
November 21, 2007
Nov. 21, 2007 — A team of people who treat cancer patients at the U.Va. Cancer Center has just passed a landmark. They have given away 21 million calories in the form of free nutritional supplements over the past three years.
November 06, 2007
Nov. 6, 2007 — Researchers at the University of Virginia Health System have identified an enzyme thought to be an important instigator of the inner-body conflict causes Type 1 diabetes.
October 04, 2007
Oct. 4, 2007 -- Researchers at the University of Virginia have led a multisite clinical trial showing that the drug topiramate is significantly more efficacious than placebo at curbing alcohol dependence. Subjects had to be drinking heavily and were not abstinent when they started the trial.