Tag: uva medical research
Should Sports Physicals Include Heart Screenings for Young Athletes?
Researchers at UVA Health Children's examine if sports physical heart screenings can prevent the rare, but devastating, sudden cardiac arrest in young athletes.
UVA Health Uncovers Genetic Components of Type 1 Diabetes That Could Lead to New Screening Guidelines
Over the past 2 decades, a UVA researcher has found new sites in the genome related to type 1 diabetes that could revolutionize screening and therapy.
Prozac Could Slow Progression of Macular Degeneration, Groundbreaking UVA Health Research Reveals
UVA Health’s groundbreaking research finds strong evidence fluoxetine could help slow or prevent the leading cause of blindness in older adults, age-related dry macular degeneration.
After 60 Years, Scientists Find the Missing Link in Our Body’s Blood Pressure Control
These cellular sensors detect subtle changes in blood pressure and adjust hormone levels to keep it in check.
Lactobacillus to Reverse Symptoms of Depression? This Research News and More In New UVA Blog
UVA School of Medicine blog will highlight the extensive research efforts of its faculty and staff.