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.
Cardiologists offer guidance on assessing risks for children and teens recovering from the novel coronavirus.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A large international team of scientists has completed the largest analysis of stroke-risk genes ever undertaken in individuals of African descent.