Health and Medicine
May. 27, 2011—A new implantable device currently being studied gives heart failure patients the ability to monitor their heart and take action when their condition begins to worsen.
May. 23, 2011—A protein isolated from beneficial bacteria found in yogurt and dairy products could offer a new, oral therapeutic option for inflammatory bowel disorders.
May. 13, 2011—The question of whether new discoveries about the human genome will cause racism to fizzle or flare was the topic of the two recent discussions at Vanderbilt.
May. 13, 2011—HIV-positive men and women can dramatically reduce the risk of transmitting the virus to their sexual partners by beginning antiretroviral therapy early, new research finds.
May. 10, 2011—A new report on women's health in Tennessee finds continuing areas of concern and a need for programs that support lifestyle changes to prevent long-term health consequences.
May. 5, 2011—Recreational Ecstasy use is associated with a chronic change in brain function, raising concerns about proposals to use it to treat post-traumatic stress and other disorders.