Recent Articles by

Sally Jones

April 07, 2009
April7, 2009 — Forty-seven physicians from the University of Virginia Health System were included in the eighth edition of "America's Top Doctors." Published annually by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., the guide recognizes physicians wh
March 30, 2009
March 30, 2009 — The University of Virginia Medical Center is one of only 15 major teaching hospitals to be ranked among the nation's top 100 hospitals, according to Thomson Reuters' 100 Top Hospitals: National Benchmarks study, relea
March 29, 2009
March 26, 2009 — Researchers at the University of Virginia Health System have found that one of the genes commonly thought to promote the growth and spread of some types of cancers is in fact beneficial in bladder cancer – a major dis
March 24, 2009
March 24, 2009 — Although illness rates and mortality from cholera have been drastically reduced in a vast majority of the world, Africa remains plagued by soaring cases and deaths from the waterborne intestinal disease.
March 20, 2009
March 20, 2009 — New research from the University of Virginia Health System could help explain why some alcoholics are more severe drinkers than others.
March 13, 2009
March 13, 2009 — For decades, finding clues to substance addiction has been much like searching for a needle in a haystack.
February 07, 2009
February 7, 2009 — Scientists now are able to get a much clearer picture of what happens inside the lungs of asthma patients, thanks to an innovative MRI technique being used at the University of Virginia Health System to visualize th
February 03, 2009
February 3, 2009 — New research from the University of Virginia Health System could help explain why some alcoholics are more severe drinkers than others.
November 17, 2008
November 17, 2008 — For decades, scientists have studied nuclear hormone receptors to gain a better understanding of how they turn genes on and off throughout the body and how they function as key drug targets for a number of diseases, such as diabetes, breast cancer, osteoporosis and high cholester
October 27, 2008
October 27, 2008 — Researchers at the University of Virginia and sites across the globe are testing a computerized, subcutaneous system that could one day transform the way Type 1 diabetics manage their disease.

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