Why Do a Clinical Trial? Myths, Facts and Benefits

Clinical trials are scientific studies that test the effectiveness of a treatment, device or drug. Although many are hesitant to consider participating, new treatments wouldn't become available to patients without the trial process.
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Telemedicine Access in Virginia & Beyond: How UVA Extends Care

At UVA, The Karen S. Rheuban Center for Telehealth helps connect patients and caregivers all over the Commonwealth and the world.
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Anti-Aging Products and Other Skin Care FAQs

I’ve always thought that I had fairly healthy, normal skin — some mild eczema, but nothing serious or obvious. But one winter day, I was in a natural foods store picking out shampoo, and a vendor who had a table nearby stopped me.
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Starting a Conversation: How to Help Your Aging Relative

For many people, spending time with family is the best part of the holidays. But if you noticed that elderly relatives don't seem as sharp or steady as before, here's some tips on how to tell if they need help.
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Research Roundup: Advances in Brain Research and Bone Density Genetics, December 2016

UVA's December 2016 research included funding for brain research, genes that influence bone density and more news about the immune-brain connection.
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SIDS Prevention: New Guidelines Address Sleeping Surfaces for Babies

Every year, about 3,500 U.S. babies die suddenly and unexpectedly, according to the CDC. Of those, almost 75 percent are attributed to either accidental strangulation or suffocation in bed or SIDS.
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