FDA Approves UVA-Developed Artificial Pancreas

FDA Approves UVA-Developed Artificial Pancreas

The breakthrough system combines a glucose sensor, insulin pump and a smart control algorithm to allow Type 1 diabetes patients to continually regulate blood-sugar levels.

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What Cancer Survivors Need After Treatment Concludes

What Cancer Survivors Need After Treatment Concludes

A nurse-led intervention for cancer survivors to gauge their psycho-social health and wellness weeks after their treatments have ended shows signs of success.

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Faculty Spotlight: George Bloom Seeks to Untangle Alzheimer’s Riddle

Faculty Spotlight: George Bloom Seeks to Untangle Alzheimer’s Riddle

The neurobiologist says the key to beating Alzheimer’s might be preventing it before symptoms start.

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Major Epilepsy Study Offers Much-Needed Answers on 3 Lifesaving Seizure Drugs

Major Epilepsy Study Offers Much-Needed Answers on 3 Lifesaving Seizure Drugs

The results definitively showed that three commonly used drugs were about equally effective at stopping potentially deadly seizures when the default choice proved unable to do so.

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Scientists Are Just Beginning to Understand Mysterious DNA Circles Common in Cancer Cells

Scientists Are Just Beginning to Understand Mysterious DNA Circles Common in Cancer Cells

For years, researchers weren’t exactly sure what to make of these extra loops of genetic material . That’s quickly changing.