Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

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Name: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

New drug target could prevent major global cause of maternal death

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.Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) occurs when the uterus fails ... [Published The University of Warwick - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Medical Schools to Test Guidelines for Preparing Medical Students for Residency Training

—The AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) has announced 10 medical schools that will make up a pilot cohort to test the implementation of the Core Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) for Entering Residency , guidelines intended to help ... [Published Association of American Medical Colleges - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

State Health Organizations Create New Public Health Award

Shown from left to right are John J. Dreyzehner, MD, MPH, commissioner of Tennessee Department of Health, Dr. Stuart M. Polly, Memphis physician and chairman of Tennessee Medical Association Public Health Committee, Dr. William Schaffner, and Paula Masters, ... [Published Chattanoogan - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Nursing homes tend to prescribe high-risk medications to returning residents, study shows

Share this article:Nursing homes may be ratcheting up high-risk medication use for certain residents who return to the facility after a stay in the hospital, according to recently published findings.Among nursing home residents who were eligible both ... [Published McKnight's Long Term Care News - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Health Governance Near the End of Life: American law and policy on refusal of life – sustaining treatment and medical aid in dying

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 ... [Published Full Text Reports... - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Fish and fatty acid consumption associated with lower risk of hearing loss in women

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 10-Sep-2014BOSTON, MA – Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital found that consumption of two or more servings of fish per week was associated with a lower risk of hearing loss in women. Findings of the new study Fish and Fatty ... [Published EurekAlert! - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Military personnel have high risk of skin cancer

Members of the military have a high risk of contracting skin cancer , due in part to the climates where they are deployed, recent research suggests. And only a small portion of service members is aware of the risks of sun exposure.Researchers with Vanderbilt ... [Published Dermatology Times - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

At Our Best (Sept. 8)

Rotary Clubs provide books to school librariesIn June, all eight elementary school libraries in the Corvallis School District received new books for their permanent collections from the four Corvallis-area Rotary clubs as part of the Kids Read, Rotary ... [Published Corvallis Gazette-Times - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Soldiers placed at risk of skin cancer, study reveals

Soldiers deployed to sunny climates are not being adequately protected from the most common cancer type, according to a study presented at the World Congress on Cancers of the Skin in Edinburgh, Scotland.Skin cancer refers to a group of cancers predominantly ... [Published Ecancer Medicalscience - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Medical center opens neuroscience institute

Being No. 1 isn't always best, and Washington Regional Medical Center hopes to help knock Arkansas off the top of the stroke mortality list.The medical system opened the Northwest Arkansas Neuroscience Institute on Aug. 1 and introduced three neurosurgeons ... [Published KansasCity.com - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Former astronaut to speak to businesswomen

Former astronaut Dr. Rhea Seddon, a veteran of three space shuttle missions, will speak to the Williamson County Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business on Sept. 16. (Photo:Submitted)BRENTWOOD – Former astronaut Dr. Rhea Seddon, a veteran of three space ... [Published Tennessean - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Washington Regional Medical Center Opens Neuroscience Institute, Hires Three More Neurosurgeons

FAYETTEVILLE -- Being No. 1 isn't always best, and Washington Regional Medical Center hopes to help knock Arkansas off the top of the stroke mortality list.The medical system opened the Northwest Arkansas Neuroscience Institute on Aug. 1 and introduced ... [Published North West Arkansas Times - Aug 25 2014]

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...the development of BIND-014 and expand the therapeutic potential of our Accurin technology," said Scott Minick, Chief Executive Officer at BIND. "Amy's broad commercial experience and network within the pharmaceutical industry will be valuable as we further expand and evolve into a later-stage development company with a pipeline of exciting product opportunities, including both internal product candidates and through external partnerships."
Dr. McDonald's last word: "Push for reductions in documentation requirements and freedom to choose the tools for documentation, and for more evidence-based decisions regarding the amount and kind of data collection needed."
...Higher intake of long-chain omega-3PUFA was also inversely associated with risk of hearing loss. "Consumption of any type of fish (tuna, dark fish, light fish, or shellfish) tended to be associated with lower risk. These findings suggest that diet may be important in the prevention of acquired hearing loss" stated Curhan
"This disease process is a huge financial burden on the economy, both locally and nationally" said Dr. Mayshan Ghiassi

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New drug target could prevent major global caus... [Published The University of Warwick - 17 hours ago]
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Medical Schools to Test Guidelines for Preparin... [Published Association of American Medical Colleges - Sep 12 2014]
State Health Organizations Create New Public He... [Published Chattanoogan - Sep 12 2014]
Nursing homes tend to prescribe high-risk medic... [Published McKnight's Long Term Care News - Sep 12 2014]
EMRs 'Cost' Internists 48 Minutes a Day [Published American Journal of Public Health - Sep 12 2014]
Health Governance Near the End of Life: America... [Published Full Text Reports... - Sep 11 2014]
NFID and Suburban Hospital to Host Invisible Th... [Published PRWeb - Sep 11 2014]
New Guidance for Managing Sickle Cell Disease [Published PT Community - Sep 10 2014]
Fish and fatty acid consumption associated with... [Published EurekAlert! - Sep 10 2014]
Military personnel have high risk of skin cancer [Published Dermatology Times - Sep 10 2014]
At Our Best (Sept. 8) [Published Corvallis Gazette-Times - Sep 08 2014]
Nominations sought for 2014 Levi Watkins Jr. aw... [Published Noodls - Sep 06 2014]
Molecular Dissection of the Interaction between... [Published Journal of Neuroscience - Sep 03 2014]
Soldiers placed at risk of skin cancer, study r... [Published Ecancer Medicalscience - Sep 03 2014]
Soldiers Placed at Risk of Skin Cancer, Study R... [Published Pharmacy Times - Sep 02 2014]
MERS may be airborne, scientists say [Published KMOV.com - Sep 02 2014]
Medical center opens neuroscience institute [Published KansasCity.com - Sep 01 2014]
Early weight regain after Roux-en-Y did not aff... [Published Orthopedics Today - Aug 29 2014]
Former astronaut to speak to businesswomen [Published Tennessean - Aug 29 2014]
H pylori Influences Expression of Several Cance... [Published Diabetes Care - Aug 26 2014]
MC4Rs in PVH regulate food intake [Neuroscience] [Published PNAS - Aug 26 2014]
Washington Regional Medical Center Opens Neuros... [Published North West Arkansas Times - Aug 25 2014]
Talented OBGYN Physician, Rosalyn P. Porter, MD... [Published ECPlaza - Aug 22 2014]
Stroke in sickle cell children reduced through ... [Published Cardiovascular Business - Aug 21 2014]
Steaban, Edgeworth take on new roles at VUMC [Published The Nashville Ledger - Aug 21 2014]
Controlled Trial of Transfusions for Silent Cer... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 21 2014]
Controlled Trial of Transfusions for Silent Cer... [Published New England Journal of Medicine - Aug 21 2014]
Blood Transfusions Lower Risks for Children Wit... [Published Diabetes Care - Aug 20 2014]
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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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