An important pediatric cancer drug is in critically short supply, leading to difficult decisions for health care professionals. Math models being developed at UVA aim to ease the allocation process in times of drug shortages.
Kindness is generally accepted as a sought-after characteristic in romantic partners. However, new research from Lalin Anik suggests that we are most drawn to those who single us out for special treatment – and might compromise on traits like general kindness to get it.
PositiveLinks creates an intimate relationship between patients and their care-givers that is proven to keep HIV patients in treatment, thereby improving their own health and squelching transmission of the disease.
UVA researchers have determined that some medulloblastoma tumor cells actually turn into another type of cell altogether, rising the possibility that doctors could intervene to stop the disease – and possibly other cancers.