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Adding another reason for doctors to avoid the overuse of antibiotics, new research shows that a reduction in the variety of microbes in the gut interferes with the immune system’s ability to fight off disease.

President Teresa A. Sullivan offered thanks Sunday to students, faculty, staff, public safety and health officials who persevered through two days of violence brought on by white supremacists who descended on the city for a rally that turned deadly.

UVA’s Christopher Ruhm, a professor of public policy and economics in the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, has been carefully tracking the crisis for more than a year, researching accuracy problems with drug overdose-related death reporting.

Researchers have found that dopamine-producing neurons are connected with the brain’s circadian center.

Using technology to study art.

The University’s new Global Infectious Diseases Institute is facilitating cross-Grounds networking to tackle society’s biggest health threats.

Jennifer Bair recently went to Bangladesh to check on progress in upgrading safety measures, four years after the collapse of a garment factory killed 1,134 workers and injured more than 2,000 others.

A new program at the University of Virginia is aiming to shift the rigid, negative thoughts that come with mental disorders.

Andrew Kahrl uses local government records to reveal the story of how property owners of different races have been treated in the United States.

A new project spearheaded by faculty at the School of Law aspires to improve the commonwealth’s criminal justice system through the collection and analysis of data.

About half a million people die each year from malaria, mostly children under the age of 5 who have not developed the ability to fight off the parasite that causes the disease. T