When Daniel Cox was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, he knew the traditional prescription – “lose weight” – was not likely to work. He may have come up with a better idea. more >
An antioxidant produced naturally during exercise may offer a way to protect against a condition that currently kills about 80 percent of the patients who develop it. more >
Melanie Rutkowski is investigating whether the microorganisms that live in our bodies might predict the risk of breast cancer, and help to prevent its spread. more >
Samantha Melinda Perez is one of the first two engineering students in the U.S. to be named a Health Policy Research Scholar. more >
Routine daily lab tests on hospital patients may not add much value, and indeed may do more harm than good in some cases. Medical researchers at UVA are among those questioning the practice. more >
A study finds that doctors who use a conversational technique known as “BATHE” with their patients receive significantly higher scores for their medical care. more >
A pilot program in the School of Nursing aims to help obese women stay healthy during pregnancy. more >
The UVA Children’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters are working together to ensure children have easy access to the best care, in the right location, with the greatest efficiency and value. more >