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Get the latest health news from UVA hospital. Learn about current events, clinical trials, medical research taking place here in Charlottesville.

UVA research found Medicare spends more on prescriptions for patients with kidney disease
Research Roundup: March 2016
News & Events 4/1/2016

This month, our researchers unveiled discoveries about conditions that affect millions in the U.S.: stroke, kidney disease and diabetes (a major cause of kidney disease). What does this mean for you? Better tools for diagnosis and treatment.

Susan is horseback riding again after a hip replacement. Read about Julianne Moore's Still Alice role.
Julianne Moore, Alzheimer’s Advocate & More
News & Events 2/18/2016

There was snow on the ground earlier this week, but we promise spring is on the way. And with that, the spring issue of our family health magazine, Vim & Vigor, is already out. Read stories about indoor allergies, a horseback rider's hip replacement and more.

UVA Couric Center, cancer research
Research Roundup: January 2016
News & Events 2/3/2016

Record-breaking winter storm Jonas may have dominated the news last month, but in case you missed them, these medical research stories made headlines of their own.

UVA researchers found gut damage causes malnutrition in Bangladesh
Research Roundup: December 2015
News & Events 1/4/2016

This month, we didn’t see sugar plums dancing in our heads; instead, we witnessed the prospects for future scientific marvels, such as the curing of prostate cancer and the creation of kidneys. Death to Prostate Cancer Cells! The Bite-Sized Synopsis: UVA researchers found a link between prostate cancer treatments that…

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Research Roundup, Nov. 2015: Breast Cancer Early Detection video post
News & Events 12/2/2015

This month, researchers announced a key relationship between catching breast cancer early in Appalachian states and a lack of access to primary care and hormone therapy. Researchers also looked at treatment for the deadliest form of brain cancer, controlling cholesterol levels naturally and a new clinical trial to ease symptoms of an enlarged…

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How Tom Hanks Manages Type 2 Diabetes
News & Events 11/12/2015

When you think of Tom Hanks, you might think of his iconic performances in "Saving Private Ryan" and "Forrest Gump." But Vim & Vigor, our family health magazine, featured Hanks on the cover for another reason. Like millions of Americans, he has type 2 diabetes. [caption id="attachment_10916" align="alignright" width="350"] Savannah…

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