Dec. 8, 2016—If you’ve got excess pounds to lose but don’t qualify for bariatric surgery, a new non-surgical, fully reversible weight loss option will soon be offered at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC).
Sep. 29, 2016—For breast cancer prevention, a new study provides evidence for lifestyle modification to reduce weight gain in adults.
Apr. 18, 2013—An international team of scientists, including six from Vanderbilt University, has identified the first unique genetic determinants of body mass index (BMI) in people of African ancestry.
Mar. 28, 2012—The author of a biography of singer James Brown will speak April 6 at Vanderbilt University. RJ Smith, author of "The One: The Life and Music of James Brown," will talk about the book 9 a.m. Friday, April 6, at Vanderbilt’s First Amendment Center.
Jan. 20, 2012—In addition to body mass index, genetic markers of obesity may provide value in predicting endometrial cancer risk.
Feb. 24, 2011—New research about the link between body weight and mortality among Asians, which has not been studied in the past, finds being severely underweight poses a serious threat for this population and that preventing obesity is the top priority moving forward.
Oct. 8, 2010—A new way to teach healthy habits to kids and rebuilding what the Nashville flood destroyed.