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Newswise: Depression, Anxiety Linked to Opioid Use in Women With Breast Cancer

Article ID: 717856

Depression, Anxiety Linked to Opioid Use in Women With Breast Cancer

University of Virginia Health System

The findings should encourage doctors to better manage mental health in patients with breast cancer and spur care providers to consider alternative pain management such as physical therapy, massage and acupuncture, the researchers say.

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22-Aug-2019 9:40 AM EDT
Newswise: Here's How E. Coli Knows How to Make You Really Sick

Article ID: 717573

Here's How E. Coli Knows How to Make You Really Sick

University of Virginia Health System

Scientists have revealed how E. coli seeks out the most oxygen-free crevices of your colon to cause the worst infection possible. The discovery could one day help doctors prevent the infection from taking hold by allowing E. coli bacteria to pass harmlessly through your body. The new discovery shows just how the foodborne pathogen knows where and when to begin colonizing the colon on its way to making you sick.

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16-Aug-2019 9:40 AM EDT
Newswise: UVA Leads Major Effort to Understand Autism Differences in Boys, Girls

Article ID: 717370

UVA Leads Major Effort to Understand Autism Differences in Boys, Girls

University of Virginia Health System

A pioneering autism researcher is spearheading an ambitious effort to understand how autism-spectrum disorders differ in boys and girls as part of the National Institutes of Health’s Autism Centers of Excellence Program.

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13-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Newswise: iTHRIV, Community Groups Partner to Improve Health of Virginians

Article ID: 716915

iTHRIV, Community Groups Partner to Improve Health of Virginians

University of Virginia Health System

Four biomedical research projects to improve the health of Virginians will be funded by the integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV), a Clinical Translational Science Award Hub.

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5-Aug-2019 8:45 AM EDT
Newswise: U.S. News & World Report Ranks UVA as No. 1 Hospital in Virginia

Article ID: 716593

U.S. News & World Report Ranks UVA as No. 1 Hospital in Virginia

University of Virginia Health System

U.S. News & World Report has ranked University of Virginia Medical Center as the No. 1 hospital in Virginia for the fourth consecutive year.

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30-Jul-2019 8:30 AM EDT

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Newswise: Eight UVA Children’s Hospital Specialties Nationally Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

Article ID: 714505

Eight UVA Children’s Hospital Specialties Nationally Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

University of Virginia Health System

Eight University of Virginia Children’s Hospital specialties earned a top-50 national ranking in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-2020 “Best Children’s Hospitals” guide.

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18-Jun-2019 8:30 AM EDT
Newswise: iTHRIV Awards Pilot Funding, Supports Statewide Research Collaborations

Article ID: 714271

iTHRIV Awards Pilot Funding, Supports Statewide Research Collaborations

University of Virginia Health System

The integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV) has awarded funding to four multi-institutional research projects through the Pilot Translational and Clinical Studies Program.

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12-Jun-2019 8:45 AM EDT
Newswise: Unhealthy gut promotes breast cancer's spread, study finds

Article ID: 714149

Unhealthy gut promotes breast cancer's spread, study finds

University of Virginia Health System

An unhealthy, inflamed gut causes breast cancer to become much more invasive and spread more quickly to other parts of the body, new research from the University of Virginia Cancer Center suggests.

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10-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Newswise: UVA Partnering to Improve HPV Vaccination Rates in Western Virginia

Article ID: 713462

UVA Partnering to Improve HPV Vaccination Rates in Western Virginia

University of Virginia Health System

University of Virginia Health System is joining a coalition of healthcare organizations to improve vaccination rates in western Virginia for human papillomavirus (HPV), a leading cause of cancer.

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24-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT

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