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Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning patients have their own set of health care needs and seek out providers who will address them specifically. An upcoming forum will help caregivers be more sensitive to their needs. more >
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A UVA nurse inventor has created a vest to reduce accidents and the need for sedation among premature infants. more >
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Chaitenya Razdan’s company, Care+Wear, has already redesigned the hospital gown. Now, he’s working with Oscar de la Renta to help cancer patients feel more comfortable. more >
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Using a powerful, homemade microscope, researchers have identified the mechanism by which cancer-causing viruses attach themselves to our DNA, providing a potential path for new cures. more >
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UVA researcher Mete Civelek and colleagues have identified a natural gene variation that significantly increases some women’s risk – but not all women, and very few men. more >
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Alex Hickman did improv comedy with Second City. John Hickman toured with “Jersey Boys.” Somehow, they landed at UVA, and with a baby in tow, are preparing for what comes next. more >
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Backed by UVA’s Global Health University Scholars program, the students are investigating the factors that affect human health, around the globe and closer to home. more >
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For the 12th year, UVA’s biomedical research directed toward improving children’s health is top-ranked. more >