American Heart Association
Mar. 6, 2014—The Vanderbilt Stroke Center has once again struck gold, receiving top honors from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.
Feb. 18, 2014—The mechanical forces generated by the rhythmic expansion and contraction of cardiac muscle cells play an active role in the initial stage of heart valve formation.
Jan. 30, 2014—February is National Heart Month and Health Plus is hosting several events for faculty and staff.
Jan. 29, 2014—It might be possible to generate a “metabolically healthy” state of obesity by targeting signaling pathways that improve insulin sensitivity.
Sep. 19, 2013—For the sixth consecutive year, Vanderbilt was recently recognized by the American Heart Association (AHA) with its Platinum Level Fit-friendly Worksite Award.
Aug. 9, 2013—Gaining and losing weight during “yo-yo dieting” may contribute to an exaggerated immune response in fat tissue that increases metabolic dysfunction more than steady weight gain alone.
Aug. 2, 2013—Nashville is home to hundreds of charitable walks, runs and rides. Team Vanderbilt will serve as a one-stop recruitment and information portal for events affiliated with Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Jul. 24, 2013—The Vanderbilt Stroke and Cerebrovascular Service has received advanced certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, one of only four in Tennessee.
Jun. 21, 2013—A genetic variant that increases risk for atrial fibrillation also impacts the response to a common therapy for the heart rhythm disorder.
Dec. 26, 2012—Blocking a serotonin receptor may provide a novel therapy for heart valve disease.
Nov. 16, 2012—The main antioxidant compound in green tea increases contractile force in isolated heart cells, suggesting it may be useful in heart failure.
Oct. 4, 2012—The American Heart Association's 2012 Nashville Heart Walk is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 6.