Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Add to Favorites Newsroom RSS Share
Nashville, TN USA

Our News on Newswise

Turner_Justin.jpg

Study of Mucus May Help Guide Sinusitis Treatment

By April, nearly one-third of the U.S. is already experiencing high pollen levels while the weather and temperatures continue to fluctuate, aggravating sinus symptoms. A patient’s mucus may predict the type of his or her chronic sinusitis, which...
9-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Vanderbilt University Medical Center Launches Nashville Biosciences

Officials with Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) announce today the creation of a wholly owned subsidiary, Nashville Biosciences, to harness the power of its extensive genomic and bioinformatics resources to advance drug and diagnostics...
5-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Ciccada20110526md010_edited-1.jpg

Novel Research Involving Cicadas Explores Way to Restore Silenced Voices

A swarm of cicadas that left thousands of insect carcasses across the Vanderbilt University campus in 2011 is leading to transinstitutional research at the Vanderbilt Institute for Surgery and Engineering (VISE) and Vanderbilt University Medical...
28-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Tracks Impact of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome on State Medicaid Programs 

In the United States, one infant is born every 15 minutes with withdrawal symptoms after being exposed to opioids before birth, according to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics.
26-Mar-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

JeffreyHinesm.jpg

Vanderbilt Study Affirms Effectiveness, Promise of Telemedicine for Autism Evaluations

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) have found that autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can be accurately diagnosed in young children via remote, telemedicine assessments, a method that could significantly increase access and...
19-Mar-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Vanderbilt University Medical Center Recruiting Volunteers for Investigational Bird Flu Vaccine Study

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is recruiting volunteers to participate in a national study of an investigational vaccine against the H7N9 influenza virus, also known as “bird flu.”
19-Mar-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Feb1520183_24PM_2018-03-09_15-17-02_cropped.JPG

New Methods Find Undiagnosed Genetic Diseases In Electronic Health Records

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have found a way to search genetic data in electronic health records to identify undiagnosed genetic diseases in large populations so treatments can be tailored to the actual cause of the illness.
12-Mar-2018 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Saline Use On The Decline At Vanderbilt Following Landmark Studies

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is encouraging its medical providers to stop using saline as intravenous fluid therapy for most patients, a change provoked by two companion landmark studies released today that are anticipated to improve...
23-Feb-2018 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


see all news

Our Experts on Newswise

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

DogPhoto.JPG

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

image621924.jpg

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

see all experts

Our YouTube Videos





Chat now!