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Doctors can use a free scoring tool, focusing on metabolic conditions including high blood pressure, cholesterol levels and body fat, to assess risk and help patients avoid strokes.
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Cardiologists offer guidance on assessing risks for children and teens recovering from the novel coronavirus.
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Amid a global pandemic and nationwide protests, one UVA research project has forged new virtual connections that bring lessons from civil-rights-era teachers to present-day educators.
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In a new study, Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service researcher Hamilton Lombard examined the income gap between Black and non-Black Americans living in Virginia.
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Researchers say that “discriminatory benefit design” in the U.S. South is making it harder for people who rely on the Affordable Care Act to access HIV-prevention drugs in the country’s hardest-hit region.
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While there have been improvements in levels of the country’s fine particulate air pollution, UVA economists’ research shows that the same areas most polluted 40 years ago remain so today.
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The $3.7 million NSF grant will allow UVA and its partners to develop a secure, high-performance computing system to support research on protected data, including data needed for NSF-funded projects to combat COVID-19.
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A large international team of scientists has completed the largest analysis of stroke-risk genes ever undertaken in individuals of African descent.