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When Lauren was diagnosed with a rare autoimmune disease, her doctor described it as "a tiger living inside you."
Pediatric researchers sharing their work, which tackles topics from asthma to food allergies to the effects of the first bath on newborn skin #UVA #research
UVA's Code ANA Teaches Schools About Food Allergies
Each year in this country, 200,000 people require emergency medical care for an allergic reaction to food, and experts say the problem is growing. Click the photo to learn more.
The Superhero Heart Run - Richmond is less than two weeks away! We'd love to have you on the UVA Hearts Team.
"I think there's still a prevailing notion among some parents that juice is a reasonable substitute for fruit." — UVA pediatrician Mark DeBoer, MD
Visiting the doctor is scary for kids. 200,000+ free books, donated by the Soho Center, have made a big difference https://t.co/pI1CIVDqNn
A Life-Changing Bike for a Child with Dwarfism
Six-year-old Charlie has a rare form of dwarfism, thanatophoric dwarfism. Click the photo to watch how UVA biomedical engineering students helped him.
Researchers identified a “master switch” that they may be able to manipulate to overcome the obstacles preventing doctors from producing platelets in large quantities outside the body.
Among other things, these research projects will look at the influence of gut bacteria on childhood obesity and potential three-drug combinations to treat ovarian cancer.