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Clue to pulmonary hypertension

Apr. 13, 2017—Vanderbilt investigators have studied the relationship between race, cardiometabolic traits and pulmonary hypertension.

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A molecular clue to longevity

Mar. 31, 2017—In budding yeast, accumulation of a certain type of RNA in the nucleus increased life span, offering a new clue to longevity.

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Nanobeacon lights up colon tumors

Mar. 30, 2017—A novel fluorescent nanobeacon can distinguish normal from diseased colon tissue, potentially offering advantages for colorectal cancer screening.

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Blocking neuroblastoma cell growth

Mar. 22, 2017—An inhibitor of cell metabolism may be a good therapeutic target for neuroblastoma, which accounts for about 15 percent of pediatric cancer-related deaths.

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Delirium in the ED

Mar. 20, 2017—Interventions for delirium in the emergency department setting are needed to preserve patients’ long-term function and cognition, Vanderbilt investigators have found.

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New target for colorectal cancer

Mar. 17, 2017—Vanderbilt investigators have discovered that activated epidermal growth factor receptor may be a target for therapies to prevent colorectal cancer development.

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Premature infants in NICU do better with touch: study

Mar. 16, 2017—Treatment in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) saves millions of infants born prematurely every year. But treatment is not without cost. Painful procedures such as needle pricks can impact early brain development.

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Esophageal cancer complexities

Mar. 16, 2017—New findings that reveal complex interactions in esophageal adenocarcinoma could lead to diagnostic, prognostic or therapeutic biomarkers.

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For female mosquitoes, two sets of odor sensors are better than one

Mar. 15, 2017—A team of Vanderbilt biologists has found that the malaria mosquito has a second complete set of odor receptors that are specially tuned to human scents.

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Role for mouth microbes in diabetes?

Mar. 8, 2017—A higher abundance of certain bacterial species in the mouth appears to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, Vanderbilt investigators have discovered.

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Mutation raises heart block risk

Mar. 3, 2017—A newly identified genetic risk factor for heart block after surgery may help guide the course of postoperative care.

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UDN program dedicated to solving medical mysteries

Mar. 2, 2017—It’s human nature to need answers. Patients with debilitating symptoms need a diagnosis — somewhere to place the blame, a starting point to search for answers.

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