Seizures Slow Heart Rate, Disrupt Natural Sleep Cycles, UVA Finds
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For his work to improve patient care and develop new therapies for mantle cell lymphoma (MCL), the Lymphoma Research Foundation has honored UVA Health’s Michael E. Williams, MD, with the Mantle Cell Lymphoma Leadership Award.
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An increasing number of Virginians searching for leeks are being poisoned when they instead mistakenly gathered the highly poisonous False Hellebore.
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Researchers Identify Troubling Disparities Along Race, Income, Education Lines
28-Apr-2021 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
New research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine has shed light on the No. 1 cause of epilepsy deaths, suggesting a long-sought answer for why some patients die unexpectedly following an epileptic seizure.
27-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
A combination of inexpensive oral medications may be able to treat fatigue-inducing anemias caused by chronic diseases and inflammation, a new discovery from the University of Virginia School of Medicine suggests.
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Shows Promise in Pilot Study for Identifying Brain Surgery Targets
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New research has shed light on how autism-spectrum disorder (ASD) manifests in the brains of girls, prompting the scientists to warn that conclusions drawn from studies conducted primarily in boys should not be assumed to hold true for girls.
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Through his role on the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, UVA Health’s Li Li, MD, PhD, MPH, has helped develop new lung cancer screening guidelines that expand screenings to more high-risk patients.
30-Mar-2021 8:55 AM EDT
A new article in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine offers guidance for doctors and other travelers about how to deal with medical emergencies during air travel. It's important advice that could save your life.
24-Sep-2015 12:05 PM EDT
A scientist at the University of Virginia School of Medicine is rescuing vast amounts of humanity’s knowledge of the submicroscopic world from potential oblivion, making it more accessible than ever before and doing so on a budget many thought...
14-Sep-2015 2:05 PM EDT
Brian H. Annex, M.D., chief of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the University of Virginia Health System, is available to speak about Clinton’s procedure and the signs and symptoms of heart disease that...
12-Feb-2010 9:00 AM EST
Based on a true story, the film "Extraordinary Measures" highlights a condition called Pompe disease. Shawn Lipinski, a certified genetic counselor at the University of Virginia Children’s Hospital, works with Pompe disease patients and is...
25-Jan-2010 2:00 PM EST
Sarah Anderson, PhD, forensic nurse in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Virginia Health System, is part of a team that will travel to the Democratic Republic of Congo to educate clinicians on collecting evidence and...
6-Jul-2009 11:30 AM EDT
A study in the February 28 issue of The Lancet describes a risk scoring process that researchers believe could help prevent atrial fibrillation, the most common type of abnormal heart rhythm in the United States that affects about 2.2 million...
27-Feb-2009 12:00 PM EST
Reporters seeking background information about Vice President Cheney's treatment for atrial fibrillation are welcome to contact the UVA Public Relations office to arrange an interview with J. Michael (Mike) Mangrum, MD, Associate Professor of...
27-Nov-2007 3:20 PM EST