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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt to Offer New Cutting-Edge Treatment for Type of Pediatric Leukemia

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is part of a select group of health care institutions recently chosen to offer a new FDA-approved immunotherapy for a subset of pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).
18-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Vanderbilt, Bayer Collaborate To Develop New Therapies Against Kidney Diseases

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and Bayer have agreed on a five-year strategic research alliance to evaluate new drug candidates for the treatment of kidney diseases, with the goal of accelerating the translation of innovative approaches...
11-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Discovery Fuels Hope for Rett Syndrome Treatment

Vanderbilt University researchers have relieved symptoms of Rett syndrome in a mouse model with a small molecule that works like the dimmer switch in an electrical circuit.
23-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Vanderbilt Testing New System to Keep Donor Hearts Viable Longer


Vanderbilt University Medical Center is one of nine centers across the United States to participate in the EXPAND Heart Pivotal Trial, which has the potential to change the way donor hearts are preserved and transported to recipients.
10-Aug-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

VUMC Named Among Country’s Elite Health Care Providers by U.S. News and World Report

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has been named among the country’s finest providers of adult specialty care by U.S. News and World Report, and has also been named as the No. 1 hospital in Tennessee and the Metro Nashville area for the...
8-Aug-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Investigators Use Light to Kill Microbial ‘Vampires’

If S. aureus is going to drink our blood like a vampire, let's kill it with sunlight
1-Aug-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Keep an Eye on Safety During Upcoming Solar Eclipse

Vanderbilt Eye Institute experts say proper protective eyewear is crucial for viewing the upcoming total solar eclipse on Aug. 21.
26-Jul-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Vanderbilt Again Lauded for Savvy Use of Health Information Technology

Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s leadership in embracing medical technology has once again resulted in the institution being named among the nation’s “most wired” hospitals and health systems.
13-Jul-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Vanderbilt Allergy Specialist Outlines Steps to Allergy Relief as Tree Pollen Season Begins

Allergies have a seasonal rhythm to their comings and goings, and we are in the midst of one of the biggest allergy seasons of the year: tree pollen season.
14-Mar-2016 9:05 AM EDT

Safe to Cuddle with Pets While Home with a Cold or Flu, Vanderbilt Infectious Disease Expert Says


A Vanderbilt infectious disease expert, while stopping short of actually prescribing in-home “pet therapy” for colds or flu, says that if having your companion by your side makes you feel better, go right ahead. Pets won’t catch or spread...
13-Jan-2016 11:05 AM EST

Vanderbilt Sleep Expert Says Take a Walk in the Sun to Ease Time Change Woes

Daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 2. As clocks turn back one hour, we gain an hour of sleep but often still feel groggy and sluggish. Vanderbilt Sleep Disorders Center specialist Kelly Brown, M.D., says this change in sleep...
30-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Vanderbilt Experts Offer Advice for Trick-or-Treating with Food Allergies

Ghosts, skeletons, zombies and vampires will emerge this Halloween to strike fear into the hearts of trick-or-treaters, all in good fun. But for some children, one of Halloween’s most exciting traditions presents an issue that can strike true...
30-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Cars Hit More Children in September Than Any Other Month; Vandy Experts on School Transportation Safety


12-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Tips for Packing Healthy School Lunches from Nutrition Experts at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt Offer

Today, in America, one in three children is considered overweight or obese. Now is a good time to start the school year off right with healthy eating habits. Nutrition experts at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are offering...
12-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Cold Weather Increases Chances of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning; Vanderbilt Toxicologist Offers Prevention Advice

Temperatures in the next few days are predicted to be the coldest of the winter so far, and people using space heaters to get some extra warmth into their living and working spaces need to be aware of a potential “silent killer” inside their...
7-Jan-2014 10:00 AM EST

“Between Hallmark and Heartache”: Vanderbilt Psychiatrist Offers Tips for How to Avoid Holiday Stress and Unhappiness

During the holidays, the goal should be to set the course somewhere “between Hallmark and heartache,” a Vanderbilt psychiatrist says. In other words, don’t strive for the perfect (you won’t achieve it), and recognize and deal head-on with...
20-Dec-2013 11:00 AM EST

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