Targeting Calcium Overload Could Improve Stroke Outcomes, UVA Research Suggests

Targeting Calcium Overload Could Improve Stroke Outcomes, UVA Research Suggests

Scientists found that excessive calcium contributes to inflammation that may worsen the effects of ischemic stroke.

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Breast Cancer Discovery Could Help Stop Disease’s Deadly Spread

Breast Cancer Discovery Could Help Stop Disease’s Deadly Spread

Researchers have identified a gene responsible for the spread of triple-negative breast cancer and developed a potential way to stop it.

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STAT Honors ‘Wunderkind’ for Pioneering Work on Focused Ultrasound, Cancer

STAT Honors ‘Wunderkind’ for Pioneering Work on Focused Ultrasound, Cancer

Health news site STAT has named Natasha Sheybani, PhD, a "wunderkind" -- one of the next generation of scientific superstars -- for her cancer work at UVA.

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Promising MS Drug Could Worsen Disease, Research Suggests

Promising MS Drug Could Worsen Disease, Research Suggests

The drug has not yet made it to human trials for multiple sclerosis, but tUVA scientists are warning their fellow researchers to proceed cautiously.

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Repeated Small Blasts Put Military, Law Enforcement at Risk for Brain Injury

Repeated Small Blasts Put Military, Law Enforcement at Risk for Brain Injury

Military and law-enforcement personnel exposed to low-level blasts have an increased level of brain injury and inflammation compared with a control group.

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