June 1, 2010 — Forty-seven physicians from the University of Virginia Health System have been included in the ninth edition of "America's Top Doctors."
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June 01, 2010
June 1, 2010 — Genetic epidemiologist Stephen Rich, director of the University of Virginia's Center for Public Health Genomics, has been honored with one of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation's most prestigious a
April 01, 2010
Pioneering Breast Scanner Holds Great Promise for Accurately Detecting and Diagnosing Breast Cancer at Its Earliest Stages
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January 13, 2010
U.Va. Researchers Develop Innovative Procedure to Safely Treat Common Heart Disorder Without X-Ray Exposure
January 13, 2010 — A growing body of research continues to warn of the potentially harmful long-term effects of radiation exposure for patients and medical providers during such imaging procedures as X-rays and computed tomography scans, both of which are traditionally used with certain heart proced
December 01, 2009
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October 23, 2009
U.Va. Researchers Develop Breakthrough Method That Could Eliminate Trial-and-Error Aspect of Many Cancer Treatments
October 23, 2009 — Cancer patients don't have time to waste, yet many must endure a tedious process of elimination as physicians try several different treatments until identifying the one that is most effective against their particular type of tumor.
July 07, 2009
July 7, 2009 — The estimated one-third of adults who suffer from insomnia could soon find effective treatment without ever leaving their homes.
July 02, 2009
July 2, 2009 — Researchers at the University of Virginia Health System are reporting remarkable results from their pilot clinical study of the artificial pancreas, a computerized, subcutaneous system that could one day revolutionize the way Type 1 diabetics manage their disease.
May 19, 2009
U.Va. Health System Addiction Expert Bankole Johnson Receives Prestigious Award From the American Psychiatric Association
May 19, 2009 – More than two decades ago, Dr. Bankole Johnson pioneered the theory that certain medications could treat addiction – a theory that transformed the way many scientists would think about how the brain's mechanisms are involved with addiction.
May 07, 2009
Brain Cancer Clinical Trials Conducted at U.Va. Health System Lead to Accelerated Approval of Medication
May 6, 2009 — Dr. David Schiff and colleagues at the University of Virginia Cancer Center were key researchers in a large national clinical trial that has resulted in the U.S.