Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt University researchers studying interventions for adolescents and young adults with autism are reporting today that there is insufficient evidence to support findings, good or bad, for the therapies currently used.
Autism spectrum disorders Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A study led by investigators from Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC), Nashville, Tenn., finds that black men with prostate cancer receive lower quality surgical care than white men. The racial differences persist even ...
Cancer Aug 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new tool to observe cell behavior has revealed surprising clues about how cancer cells respond to therapy and may offer a way to further refine personalized cancer treatments.
Cancer Aug 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new 3-D view of the body's response to infection and the ability to identify proteins involved in the response could point to novel biomarkers and therapeutic agents for infectious diseases.
Medical research Aug 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Two proteins that act in opposing directions one that promotes cancer and one that suppresses cancer regulate the same set of genes in prostate cancer, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center researchers ...
Cancer Aug 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center researchers have identified how one of the genes most commonly mutated in lung cancer may promote such tumors.
Cancer Jul 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Stress can promote breast cancer cell colonization of bone, Vanderbilt Center for Bone Biology investigators have discovered.
Cancer Jul 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
An uncommon mutation of the BRAF gene in melanoma patients has been found to respond to MEK inhibitor drugs, providing a rationale for routine screening and therapy in melanoma patients who harbor the BRAF L597 mutation.
Cancer Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A study led by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) investigators has identified a gene expression pattern that may explain why chemotherapy prior to surgery isn't effective against some tumors and suggests new therapy ...
Cancer Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The molecular structure of a protein involved in Alzheimer's disease and the surprising discovery that it binds cholesterol could lead to new therapeutics for the disease, Vanderbilt University ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia May 31, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Vanderbilt researchers have discovered a rare, but important risk posed by the antibiotic azithromycin, commonly called a "Z-pack." The study found a 2.5-fold higher risk of death from cardiovascular death in the first five ...
Medications May 16, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Wrist, hand and finger trauma are the most common injuries presenting to emergency departments nationwide, yet only 7 percent of Tennessee hospitals have a hand specialist on call 24/7 to treat these patients, according to ...
Surgery May 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Removing a child's ruptured appendix sooner rather than later significantly lowers hospital costs and charges, according to a recently published study.
Pediatrics Apr 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
University of Washington researchers announced their findings from a major study looking into the genetic basis of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) with an approach piloted at the UW. Their results are reported ...
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Higher-spending hospitals do have better outcomes for their emergency patients, including fewer deaths, according to a Vanderbilt study released as a working paper through the National Bureau of Economic Research.
Health Apr 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0