Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Ibuprofen, naproxen, and related non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) the subjects of years of study still have some secrets to reveal about how they work.
Medical research Sep 25, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (17) | 0 |
the illegal "rave" drug that produces feelings of euphoria and emotional warmth has been in the news recently as a potential therapeutic. Clinical trials are testing Ecstasy in the treatment of post-traumatic ...
Neuroscience May 03, 2011 | 5 / 5 (13) | 2 |
Clinical pharmacologist Jens Titze, M.D., knew he had a one-of-a-kind scientific opportunity: the Russians were going to simulate a flight to Mars, and he was invited to study the participating cosmonauts.
Medical research Jan 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
Recreational use of Ecstasy the illegal "rave" drug that produces feelings of euphoria and emotional warmth is associated with chronic changes in the human brain, Vanderbilt University investigators have discovered.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 05, 2011 | 2.9 / 5 (8) | 0 |
The list of aging-associated proteins known to be involved in cancer is growing longer, according to research by investigators at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Cancer Oct 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 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 |
Early disruptions in serotonin signaling in the brain may contribute to autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and other "enduring effects on behavior," Vanderbilt University researchers report.
Autism spectrum disorders Mar 20, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers estimate that U.S. orthopaedic surgeons create approximately $2 billion per year in unnecessary health care costs associated with orthopaedic care due to the practice of defensive ...
Health Feb 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 3
Investigators from Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) and 12 other centers in the United States and Australia have found that a new drug for patients with metastatic melanoma nearly doubled median overall survival.
Cancer Feb 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 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 |
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 |
Rapid mutation has long been considered a key to viral adaptation to environmental change. But in the case of the coronavirus responsible for deadly severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), collaborating researchers at the ...
Medical research Nov 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Evolutionary changes that make us uniquely human such as our large heads and narrow pelvises may have "pushed" human birth timing earlier and can be used to identify genes associated with preterm birth, a new ...
Genetics Apr 14, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 1
A series of novel imaging agents could make it possible to "see" tumors in their earliest stages, before they turn deadly.
Cancer Oct 07, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The neurotransmitter dopamine is best known for its roles in the brain in signaling pathways that control movement, motivation, reward, learning and memory.
Medical research Jul 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |