Topic: Health

R&D Briefs

R&D Briefs

Can you heat a home with computers? Do social safety net programs work? How long does it take high-fat foods to clog your arteries?

Summer 2012

After Disaster Strikes

After Disaster Strikes

Matthew Miller’s incredible story of recovery

Matthew Miller's incredible story of recovery, written by a fellow UVA grad.

Summer 2012

Student Firefighter Spearheads 9/11 Memorial

Student Firefighter Spearheads 9/11 Memorial

Newcomb Hall is now home to a permanent 9/11 memorial, which includes a piece of steel from one of the World Trade Center towers destroyed by terrorists on Sept. 11, 2001, and...

Summer 2012

Lady Gaga Recruits UVA Bullying Expert

Lady Gaga Recruits UVA Bullying Expert

Professor Dewey Cornell brings 30 years of experience to new foundation

Lady Gaga's lofty goal and a Foundation stacked with experts well-suited to help achieve it.

May 15, 2012

What’s Up, Doc?

What’s Up, Doc?

The human body is a complex machine of about 10 trillion interconnected cells. Researchers at the UVA Health System are working with new technology to keep everything from our brains to our blood sugar in good shape.

Spring 2012

Spirit of Adventure

Spirit of Adventure

Two documentaries portray challenging journeys and the importance of family

Two documentaries portray challenging journeys and the importance of family

Spring 2012

Shaping the Future

Shaping the Future

One of the energizing aspects of daily life at UVA is the constant exposure to astonishing research, scholarship and other creative activities. Our faculty members are working at the...

Winter 2011

R&D Briefs

R&D Briefs

Milk of Life

Babies who are breastfed are 60 to 70 percent less likely to die of sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS, according to a new analysis of past studies...

Fall 2011

What’s in the Water?

What’s in the Water?

New website shows levels of pharmaceuticals in Virginia wastewater

Want to know what prescription and generic drugs are in your local wastewater? Now Virginia residents can check using a new website created by UVA engineering professors Lisa Colosi...

Fall 2011

Ticked-Off Carnivores

Ticked-Off Carnivores

Tick bites likely cause allergy to red meat

Ticks are icky. They spread Lyme disease. And now it appears they might interfere with your ability to enjoy a hamburger. A team headed by Dr. Thomas Platts-Mills, UVA...

Fall 2011

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Still Rockin’

“Rockin’ the Grounds” [Summer 2011] brought back many good memories of my two years of nursing school. I still have my yellow...

Fall 2011

The Consequences of Dinner

The Consequences of Dinner

How food shapes the U.S. economy and environment

Ever wonder how the food we eat gets to the supermarket?

Summer 2011

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Engineering Entrepreneurship

Engineering Entrepreneurship

New efforts at the School of Engineering encourage engineering students to approach problems from an entrepreneur's perspective.

From Bosnia, With Love

From Bosnia, With Love

A stint in Sarajevo inspired Katie Gar Ward (Col ’08) to do something for the country's many street dogs.