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Jan. 31, 2019—Zhijun Yin and colleagues have found that breast cancer patients who message their doctors about certain topics are more likely to discontinue hormone therapy than others--which enables doctors to better predict which patients are at risk of stopping their treatment early.
Jan. 31, 2019—Jonathan Mosley and colleagues have found that genetic varations in thyroid function can increase the risk of an irregular heart rhythm.
Jan. 30, 2019—Babies born with neonatal abstinence syndrome are more likely to be delivered in regions of the U.S. with high rates of long-term unemployment and lower levels of mental health services.
Jan. 25, 2019—Cancer Research UK has awarded a 20-million-pound grant (about $26 million U.S.) to a team of international investigators, including Vanderbilt’s James Goldenring, Eunyoung Choi and Jimin Min to study inflammation-related cancers.
Jan. 25, 2019—A new Vanderbilt study examining stress in teens with and without autism spectrum disorder is now enrolling participants, thanks to a $2.3 million, five-year grant from the National Institute of Mental Health.
Jan. 25, 2019—Scientists at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and colleagues in Boston, Seattle and St. Louis are racing to develop — in a mere 90 days — a protective antibody-based treatment that can stop the spread of the Zika virus.
Jan. 22, 2019—The School of Medicine faculty awards recognize excellence in teaching, research, and clinical service. They are given by the faculty to the faculty. The deadline for nominations is Thursday, Feb. 28.
Jan. 18, 2019—Older patients with a diagnosis of chronic sinusitis have a unique inflammatory signature that may render them less responsive to steroid treatment, according to new research led by Justin Turner.