Parkinson's is a brain disorder that causes poor balance, tremors and difficulty with movements. Watch a video with two UVA neurosurgeons explaining Parkinson's treatments. More »
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Has your heart ever skipped a beat? Find out what causes normal heart flutters and when you could have afib and should see a doctor. More »
The term glaucoma refers to multiple diseases where the eye's optic nerve can become damaged. The most common kind happens as a result of high eye pressure. More »
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. More »
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. More »
When you hear "dementia," you may think of Alzheimer's disease or memory loss in an elderly person. But there are dozens of conditions that cause dementia symptoms. More »
In the past month, researchers at UVA have published research that shows alarming statistics about the rise of cancer death rates in rural Appalachia as well as made discoveries about chimeric RNA that could change our understanding of human genetics. More »