Aug. 25, 2010—They come to this country – very often alone, with little education, and a lack of parenting skills. Doctors say Latino Americans are at a higher risk for obesity and diabetes and their children often have the highest rates of obesity and diabetes in the nation. Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, with the help...
Aug. 17, 2010—Is exposure to loud noise, concerts and mp3 players harmful to your child’s hearing? While the exact cause is unknown, a study by Vanderbilt and Harvard researchers shows the number of young people suffering from hearing loss is increasing at an alarming rate. Find out more about this Journal of the American Medical Association study...
Vanderbilt physicians find answers to medical health mystery attacking returning service men and women
Jul. 30, 2010—What happens when significant breathing problems attack military men and women returning from Iraq and Afghanistan and there is no medical explanation as to why? This is a story about dedicated military people and Vanderbilt University doctors who believed these men and women deserved some answers.
Apr. 16, 2010— The "real world" for medical students; a presidential appointment; discovering a new element; and they juggled what? It’s VUCast time for April 16.
Mar. 30, 2010—Watch video of the Seyfert Lecture given by Dr. David C. Jewitt.
Mar. 25, 2010—VUCast: Calling Dr. Wii; seeing stars; and a food fight at Rand!
Mar. 21, 2010—A non-cancerous tumor was slowly strangling a two-month-old baby. A Vanderbilt University Medical Center doctor gave the baby a very common blood pressure medicine and within a day, there were miraculous results. Barb Cramer has the story.
Mar. 8, 2010—Tom Reynolds suggests a reframing of what we consider "normal"and outlines how that reframing might alter how we think about the act of inclusion.
Feb. 24, 2010—Watch video beginning of a talk by Charles M. Vest, president of the National Academy of Engineering and President Emeritus, MIT.
Feb. 10, 2010—Watch video of a Feb. 3 talk by Dr. Shari Barkin.
Jan. 15, 2010—Watch video of the School of Engineering's Hall Lecture, given by the Deputy Laboratory Director for Science and Technology at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Thomas Zacharia.
Nov. 12, 2009—Watch video of a Nov. 11 talk "The Living Dead: Ancient Ancestors and Mummies in the Pre-Incan Andes, " by Dr. Tiffiny Tung, Assistant Professor of Anthropology.