Author: Megan Davis (Page 2)
This Key Discovery Could Help Treat Obesity & Type 2 Diabetes in Women
Researchers found an important factor that explains why women store more visceral fat than men.
How Delaying Extubation Improves Heart Surgery Outcomes
Researchers at UVA Health recently made an important discovery that could improve outcomes for cardiac surgery patients, cutting down on reintubations and rehospitalizations.
UVA Health Offers ‘Holy Grail’ of Larynx Function Nerve Restoration
Selective laryngeal reinnervation, a novel procedure for correcting bilateral vocal fold paralysis (BVFP), is only practiced by approximately 20 surgeons worldwide, including one at UVA Health.
Improving Treatments for Cerebral Cavernous Malformations
The clinical presentation of CCMs varies widely, causing severe symptoms in some but none in others. The reason isn't well understood, but UVA Health research could help answer this question.
Uncovering the Cause of Epilepsy From the Ultrarare Neurological Condition GNAO1
A UVA Children’s pediatric neurologist developed an international registry to find answers.
Unlocking the Secret Roles of Microglia in Alzheimer’s & Epilepsy
UVA Health researchers are among the first to study how brain immune cells heal neurons damaged by seizures and regulate blood flow in the brain.
Advanced Pediatric Endoscopic Airway Surgery
New endoscopic techniques help children with rare airway conditions avoid lengthy, painful recoveries.
Disarming the Fatal Threat of Advanced Thyroid Cancer
A novel neoadjuvant approach can essentially cure a disease that often gives patients a year or less to live.
UVA Health Research Settles the Hormone Therapy & Cancer Risk Question
Get the final word on long-standing questions about whether progestogens and estrogen increase the risk of breast cancer.
Can This Intervention Convince Appalachians to Put Down the Sugary Drinks?
Research testing an intervention to combat obesity could lower cancer rates in southwest Virginia.