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An early fascination with American jazz music, and the discovery of a Jewish equivalent in Europe, sparked a career in the growing field of Jewish studies.
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A UVA pilot study found that administering blood platelets faster posed no complications, which means kids with cancer can spend less time hooked to IV poles.
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UVA Engineering faculty members are leading a $3.2 million, multi-university study that could one day lead to better treatments for cystic fibrosis.
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Even after controlling for factors like political affiliation, researchers found that high individualism offset state lockdown measures by 41%, and reduced COVID-related charitable giving by 48%.
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The key finding is that individual actions matter, the researchers said. If enough individuals stay home and take precautions when in the community, it can truly change the infection curve.
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The study represents the first experimental evidence showing that exercise can reduce the severity of macular degeneration, which affects millions.
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The discovery could lead to new treatments to prevent deadly cytokine storms, and may explain why people with diabetes have worse outcomes.
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A “smart containment strategy” for COVID-19 that focuses on testing, tracing and quarantining the infected could save the U.S. economy about $10 trillion compared to letting the disease spread, economist Anton Korinek said.