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Newswise: All-in-One Pill Reduces Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Levels in U.S. Study
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    18-Sep-2019 5:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 718977

All-in-One Pill Reduces Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Levels in U.S. Study

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

A single pill containing low doses of three medications to treat high blood pressure and one to lower cholesterol reduced the estimated risk of cardiovascular disease by 25% in a study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM).

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13-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 718523

Vanderbilt University Medical Center Partners with Batavia Biosciences to Develop Anti-Zika Antibody

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) are partnering with the Dutch biopharmaceutical firm Batavia Biosciences and Nashville-based IDBiologics to bring to the clinic a highly potent Zika virus neutralizing antibody they isolated three years ago.

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5-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717765

E-cigarette Use Spurs Rise in Teens Treated for Respiratory Injuries

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

The number of teens and young adults treated for severe respiratory injury after e-cigarette use is increasing at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, which is consistent with a nationwide trend that led to a recent communication to physicians from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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21-Aug-2019 8:45 AM EDT
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Article ID: 717607

Quitting Smoking Associated with Lower Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Heavy cigarette smokers with at least a 20 pack-year smoking history can reduce their risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) by 39% within five years if they quit, according to a study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

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16-Aug-2019 4:00 PM EDT
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Newswise: Nerve-releasing Surgery Eases Migraines for Some

Article ID: 717318

Nerve-releasing Surgery Eases Migraines for Some

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

In November 2018 Dyer underwent peripheral nerve surgery at the Nashville Veterans Affairs Hospital with the goal of relieving her chronic migraine headaches. The outpatient surgery is now also being offered by the same team of plastic surgeons at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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12-Aug-2019 10:40 AM EDT
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Article ID: 717259

Low-level Alcohol Use Increases Miscarriage Risk

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Women who consume alcohol during pregnancy — even in small amounts — have a 19% greater risk of miscarriage than women who don’t use alcohol, according to a new study by Vanderbilt researchers.

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9-Aug-2019 9:30 AM EDT
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Article ID: 717180

Safety Experts Urge Driver Caution as School Year Starts

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

An expert at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt offered safety tips to prevent child-pedestrian injuries, which often increase as routines change during the back-to-school season.

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8-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 716934

Vanderbilt University Medical Center Completes Acquisition of Tennova Healthcare-Lebanon

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Leaders of Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) today announced completion of the acquisition of Tennova Healthcare-Lebanon, a two-campus facility licensed for 245 beds, from subsidiaries of Community Health Systems, Inc. (CHS). Terms of the transaction will remain confidential.

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5-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 716358

Vanderbilt Eye Institute Receives $10 Million Gift to Support Eye Diseases Research

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

The Vanderbilt Eye Institute (VEI) has received a $10 million gift — the Institute’s largest to date — that will fund regenerative visual neuroscience research to develop transformative therapies for eye diseases.

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24-Jul-2019 5:05 PM EDT
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