University of Virginia

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study: Visually perceptive moms are more sensitive parents

A new University of Virginia study has found that a new mother's ability to recognize positive emotions of the faces of other adults predicts how sensitive and responsive she will be with her baby four months later.

Medical research

Loss of male sex chromosome leads to earlier death for men

The loss of the male sex chromosome as many men age causes the heart muscle to scar and can lead to deadly heart failure, new research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine shows. The finding may help explain ...

Oncology & Cancer

Discovery points to better treatment for brain tumors

New research from UVA Cancer Center and UVA Children's Hospital could be a "game-changer" in the treatment of a pair of deadly brain tumors, and the discovery could lead to better treatments for other solid tumors as well.

Diabetes

Diabetes wellness visits reduce risk of amputation, study finds

Patients with diabetes who participate in a free Annual Wellness Visit covered by Medicare are 36% less likely to need an amputation, a new study from University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers and their collaborators ...

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