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Why Is Stroke So Deadly For People Of African Descent?

Saturday, 1 August 2020, 6:20 am | UVA Health

Sweeping Study IDs Genetic Contributors Largest Analysis to Date of Stroke-Risk Genes in This High-Risk Population CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 31, 2020 – African-Americans have up to three times the risk of dying from strokes as people of European descent, ... More >>

Your Brain Parasite Isn’t Making You Sick – Here’s Why

Friday, 31 July 2020, 6:57 am | UVA Health

Discovery Sheds Light on Brain Infections, Neurodegenerative Diseases, More CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 30, 2020 – More than 30 million Americans are infected with a brain parasite spread by cats and contaminated meat, but most will never show symptoms. A new discovery ... More >>

Lack Of COVID-19 Lockdown Increased Deaths In Sweden, Analysis Concludes

Saturday, 4 July 2020, 5:10 pm | UVA Health

Sweden’s controversial decision not to lock down during COVID-19 produced more deaths and greater healthcare demand than seen in countries with earlier, more stringent interventions, a new analysis finds. But Sweden fared better than would be expected ... More >>