December 20, 2011 — "Caution: This product may contain nuts." It's an increasingly common warning on food labels of all kinds, given recent heightened awareness of the dangers of nut allergies.
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December 06, 2011
University of Virginia Health System researchers are the first in the world to develop a new and faster method to track major infection-causing "superbugs" – a major key in preventing the spread of deadly infections.
December 01, 2011
For the first time ever, patients with Type 1 diabetes have controlled their disease in a real-life setting using an artificial pancreas system developed by University of Virginia researchers.
November 04, 2011
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October 20, 2011
October 20, 2011 — A new DNA-based prenatal blood test that can strikingly reduce the number of risky diagnostic procedures needed to identify a pregnancy with Down syndrome is ready to be introduced into clinical practice.
October 12, 2011
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September 18, 2011
September 16, 2011 — They're not your usual hospital volunteers.
September 01, 2011
September 1, 2011 — Saturday marks the fifth year that University of Virginia cancer researcher and cell biologist Deborah Lannigan will join thousands of other women from Central Virginia to run the Charlottesville Women's Four-Miler, the wildly popular annual race that last year alone raised $335,
August 15, 2011
August 15, 2011 — Researchers at the University of Virginia Health System have received a $25 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to lead a national clinical trial investigating a promising new treatment that could greatly
August 10, 2011
August 10, 2011 — Adult brains generate thousands of new brain cells, called neurons, each day; however only a small fraction of them survive. The rest die and are consumed by scavenger cells called phagocytes.