Rural Areas, Hit Hard by COVID-19, Lack Access to New Treatment Trials

Rural Areas, Hit Hard by COVID-19, Lack Access to New Treatment Trials

Overall, almost a third of Americans would have to travel more than 60 minutes to access new therapies as they are being tested.

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Prozac Pegged as Potential First Treatment for a Leading Cause of Blindness

Prozac Pegged as Potential First Treatment for a Leading Cause of Blindness

New research from UVA links the antidepressant to reduced risk of dry macular degeneration.

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Epilepsy research reveals unknown trigger for seizures

Epilepsy research reveals unknown trigger for seizures

Epilepsy seizures can be triggered when a natural braking system meant to control brain activity goes awry, UVA researchers found.

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Study: Missing Well-Child Visits Leads to Delayed Autism Diagnoses

Study: Missing Well-Child Visits Leads to Delayed Autism Diagnoses

At a time when parents may be wary of taking unvaccinated children to a medical facility, the study raises concerns about the possible consequences.

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UVA Joins National Effort to Increase Minority Representation in Cancer Clinical Trials

UVA Joins National Effort to Increase Minority Representation in Cancer Clinical Trials

UVA Cancer Center is part of a national pilot project to increase racial and ethnic diversity among cancer treatment trial volunteers.

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