Recent Articles by

Josh Barney

March 07, 2017
The researchers have identified a biological process responsible for the probiotic’s effect on mood. Based on this, they believe the findings should hold true in people.
March 03, 2017
The research, which studied an unusual cohort of Finnish men, examines the interaction of genetic factors and cardiometabolic diseases such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes.
February 27, 2017
A cooperative study seeks to determine whether novice teen drivers – with and without autism – might benefit from additional support and training, even after earning their licenses.
February 22, 2017
Researchers will use the funding to build an astonishingly sophisticated computer model of the disease.
February 21, 2017
Flu infections can lead to pneumonia that kills up to 40 percent of people who develop the condition.
February 09, 2017
The award, from Virginia’s governor and the Science Museum of Virginia, recognizes Petri’s pioneering research in the field of gastrointestinal infections and their consequences for children in the developing world.
February 03, 2017
The researchers examined 24 different lab testing methods and found wildly inconsistent results, some of which could lead to additional treatment and expense for dialysis patients.
January 26, 2017
A new study shows that federal funding for UVA’s medical research surged by about 25 percent, from $101.2 million in 2015 to more than $126 million in 2016.
January 25, 2017
The “moonshot” is an effort to make a decade’s worth of advances in the battle against cancer in just five years. Previously led by former Vice President Joe Biden, it enjoys rare bipartisan support in Congress.
January 20, 2017
Despite increasing care demands, regulations are hindering the growth of the profession of nurse practitioners, who could provide more home-based care.

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