Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

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Name: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
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How Often Does Enterovirus D68 Cause Paralysis?

Several children in Denver have developed limb weakness or paralysis after contracting respiratory illness, and four of the children have tested positive for enterovirus D68, the virus that has now sickened more than 400 people in 40 states, according ... [Published Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - 13 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Scientists prove aspirin can help stop cancer spreading

ASPIRIN can help combat cancer by lowering the risk of the disease spreading, say scientists in two separate studies.In the first researchers found low doses of aspirin blocked two enzymes which help cancerous cells to multiply.The enzymes are produced ... [Published Daily Express - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Expert health advice

H ealthy living should be a habit. While it’s hard not to be overwhelmed with conflicting advice about health and nutrition, it is helpful to hear what the experts have to say. Here, a panel of professionals weighs in on a single question: If a person ... [Published About Stark - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Namedropper, Sept. 26, 2014

Community eventraises $83,210The 7th Annual Lackawanna County Community Fundraiser, spearheaded by Sanofi Pasteur and VaxServe, raised funds for three nonprofit agencies that serve the community. Sanofi Pasteur and VaxServe representatives Ken Paulino, ... [Published Scranton Times-Tribune - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Virtual conference EDUCAUSE 2014 open to Vanderbilt community September 25, 2014

- 9:57 AMVanderbilt IT, along with the Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, will host the 2014 EDUCAUSE Annual Conference's Virtual Conference Sept. 30 through Oct. 2 at several locations across campus ... [Published Noodls - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Dr. Tom Yao

, co-director, cerebrovascular neurosurgery; co-director, endovascular neurosurgery; co-director, stroke program; Norton Neuroscience Institute, Norton Healthcare Inc.Age: 38Birthplace: Knoxville, Tenn.Residence: St. MatthewsFamily: Married to Emily Yao, ... [Published Business First of Louisville - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

New drug target could prevent major global cause of maternal death

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week -- Researchers at the University of Warwick have discovered a new target for drugs that could prevent the deaths of thousands of women in the developing world due to heavy blood loss after childbirth ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Studies highlight benefits of nicotine [Letter]

I read with dismay the Sept. 21 article concerning the Carroll County General Hospital's stance that read in part, "The hospital will no longer hire anyone who uses nicotine in any form — including e-cigarettes, nicotine patches and gums - making the ... [Published Community Times - Sep 24 2014]
Entities: Nicotine, MCI, Neurology
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

How Vanderbilt aims to train better doctors

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine was already considering a change to its medical school curriculum a few years ago when the American Medical Association announced a five-year grant program for just such a transformation.Along with 10 other medical ... [Published Nashville Business Journal - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

New Laboratory Medicine Findings from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Discussed (Risk management in the clinical laboratory) (Risk...

New Laboratory Medicine Findings from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Discussed (Risk management in the clinical laboratory) (Risk management in the clinical laboratory) By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health & Medicine Week -- Investigators ... [Published Town Hall - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Warwick researchers discover new drug target to prevent postpartum haemorrhage

Researchers at the University of Warwick in UK have discovered a new drug target, Kir7.1, for postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) in women.PPH is a condition that occurs when the uterus fails to contract vigorously after childbirth. It results in the loss of ... [Published Pharmaceutical Technology - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Leads Efforts to Improve LGBT Health

Over the past five years there has been much progress in terms of the legal, social and cultural advancements surrounding lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality.Health care systems are now working to tackle the next item on the agenda ... [Published Infrosoft - Sep 16 2014]

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...26) that they are investigating the matter and searching for similar cases in other states that may have gone unreported. "It's at the top of our list, but those investigations are still continuing, and I think we have not yet determined conclusively that D68 is the cause" said Dr. William Schaffner, an infectious disease expert at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee...
...Thus, the finding that it blocked PGE2 production is likely surprising to most investigators in the field," said Massion. "Our findings may explain how even a very low dose of aspirin taken daily can produce such a substantial reduction in cancer deaths and metastasis."
"But some of these illnesses can have a permanent residual paralysis, just like the old-timey polio did, because if those cells have been destroyed, there can be some residual paralysis" he
...The virus was found in these children's throats, and not their cerebrospinal fluid, which is found in the brain and the spine. "Often when an enterovirus causes paralytic illness, you can recover the virus from the cerebrospinal fluid" Schaffner said

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Researchers Discover How Low-Dose Aspirin Reduc... [Published PT Community - 6 hours ago]
What You Need to Know to Weather This Year's Fl... [Published MSN News - 9 hours ago]
How Often Does Enterovirus D68 Cause Paralysis? [Published Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - 13 hours ago]
Study identifies low-dose aspirin's mechanisms ... [Published Medical Xpress - 15 hours ago]
Paralysis in Children With Enterovirus D68 [Published American Journal of Public Health - 17 hours ago]
Histoplasmosis Masquerading as a Rheumatoid Nod... [Published Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Sep 30 2014]
How Could Enterovirus D68 Cause Paralysis? [Published LiveScience.com - Sep 30 2014]
Scientists prove aspirin can help stop cancer s... [Published Daily Express - Sep 29 2014]
Expert health advice [Published About Stark - Sep 29 2014]
Can Aspirin Cut Your Risk of Cancer? [Published US News & World Report - Sep 29 2014]
How Did Enterovirus 68 Jump From Causing Cough ... [Published Medical Daily - Sep 29 2014]
CDC investigates virus that might cause paralys... [Published Kicker Daily News - Sep 28 2014]
CDC Investigates Paralysis In Colorado Kids, En... [Published Inquisitr - Sep 28 2014]
Limb Paralysis in Kids Investigated After Virus... [Published KGO San Francisco - Sep 27 2014]
Namedropper, Sept. 26, 2014 [Published Scranton Times-Tribune - Sep 26 2014]
Will the Slowdown in Health Care Costs Last? [Published US News & World Report - Sep 26 2014]
Virtual conference EDUCAUSE 2014 open to Vander... [Published Noodls - Sep 25 2014]
New guidelines for sickle cell disease [Published Our Weekly - Sep 25 2014]
Dr. Tom Yao [Published Business First of Louisville - Sep 25 2014]
New drug target could prevent major global caus... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Sep 24 2014]
Make Sure Your Family is Protected – Rough Flu ... [Published ConchoValleyHomepage.com - Sep 24 2014]
Studies highlight benefits of nicotine [Letter] [Published Community Times - Sep 24 2014]
New Fellowship-Trained Orthopedic Surgeons Avai... [Published WGNT - Sep 23 2014]
miR-223 regulates cholesterol metabolism [Medic... [Published PNAS - Sep 23 2014]
Southeast Alumni Association Presenting Disting... [Published Capaha Arrow - Sep 22 2014]
Blood Pressure Gene Linked With Cognitive Defects [Published Psychiatric News - Sep 19 2014]
Influenza Vaccination Up in Kids, Holds Steady ... [Published Diabetes Care - Sep 18 2014]
Almost Everyone Needs a Flu Shot: CDC [Published Health Finder - Sep 18 2014]
It's time to get your flu shot [Published WDSU New Orleans - Sep 18 2014]
How Vanderbilt aims to train better doctors [Published Nashville Business Journal - Sep 18 2014]
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Health Governance Near the End of Life: America... [Published Full Text Reports... - Sep 11 2014]
Health Governance Near the End of Life: American law and policy on refusal of life – sustaining treatment and medical aid in dying Source: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine This paper is a study of the development of American law and policy concerning ...
5 Diseases That Are Scarier Than Ebola [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Aug 05 2014]
Given the obsessive coverage of two American aid workers being treated for Ebola in Atlanta, you'd think we're days away from a stateside outbreak. PSA: We're not. To date, not a single person has ever contracted Ebola in the United States. The likelihood ...
Ellie Sandmeyer: After Politicizing Ebola To Sm... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Aug 05 2014]
A day after politicizing the current West African Ebola crisis in order to stoke baseless fears that immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border could spread the disease to Americans, radio host Laura Ingraham flipped to criticizing the media for taking ...
MERS Could Be Airborne, Research Indicates [Published TIME.com - Jul 22 2014]
Findings from a scientific paper published Tuesday indicated that Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) may be able to spread through the air. A research team in Saudi Arabia collected air samples from a camel barn that the virus had previously ...
Measles and Whooping Cough Outbreaks: Here’s Wh... [Published Slate - The XX Factor - Jun 17 2014]
Since the beginning of June, there have been at least two big announcements about outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases in the U.S. this year. In California, over 800 cases of whooping cough have been reported to the state department of health ...
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