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Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center investigators have identified three new genetic "hotspots" linked to colorectal cancer. These variants, reported Dec. 23 in an Advanced Online Publication in Nature Genetics, provide new in ...
Cancer Dec 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
New Vanderbilt-led research published in the Feb. 14 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine has identified the relatively unknown human metapneumovirus (MPV) as the second most common cause of severe bronchiolitis in you ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A team led by Vanderbilt University investigators has discovered two new genes – both coding for the signaling protein calmodulin – associated with severe early-onset disorders of heart rhythm. The findings, reported ...
Cardiology Feb 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new study comparing outcomes among prostate cancer patients treated with surgery versus radiotherapy found differences in urinary, bowel and sexual function after short-term follow-up, but those differences were no longer ...
Cancer Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
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 |
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 |
Women who drink green tea may lower their risk of developing some digestive system cancers, especially cancers of the stomach/esophagus and colorectum, according to a study led by researchers from Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer ...
Cancer Oct 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Vanderbilt researchers are reporting today that a drug currently used to treat type 2 diabetes could be just as effective in treating addiction to drugs, including cocaine.
Diabetes Oct 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Women who experience early menopause are more likely to have a heart attack or stroke than women whose menopause occurs at a later age, according to a new study by Melissa Wellons, M.D., assistant professor of Medicine in ...
Health Sep 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
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 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 |