Saving Kids From Dangerous Infections – With An Amoeba

Saving Kids From Dangerous Infections – With An Amoeba

Efforts to use a harmless amoeba to protect children from dangerous infections has won $300,000 in support from The Hartwell Foundation.

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UVA COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH UNCOVERS STEPS IN THE PATH TO LUNG CELL REGENERATION

Researchers now have a better understanding of the mechanisms behind epithelial cell repair.

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GOUT MEDICINE IMPROVES SURVIVAL FOR HEART FAILURE PATIENTS, STUDY FINDS

Heart failure patients who received colchicine for a gout flare had a survival rate of 97.9%, compared with a 93.5% for patients not receiving it.

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CREATING HOPE: NEW APP HELPS PEOPLE STRUGGLING WITH OPIOIDS

With research showing overdose deaths hitting a new record during the COVID-19 pandemic, UVA Health sought to find solutions.

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Postpartum Depression Increased During Pandemic’s First Year, Study Finds

Postpartum Depression Increased During Pandemic’s First Year, Study Finds

Postpartum depression symptoms increased among U.S. women during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, a new UVA Health study reveals.

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