Sep. 19, 2019—VUMC is leading an effort to improve cancer care in rural areas with a telehealth initiative supported with a $3.3 million grant from the National Cancer Institute.
Sep. 19, 2019—Heat therapy has been shown to lower high blood pressure in patients with a rare condition called supine hypertension, or elevated blood pressure when lying down, according to preliminary results of a Vanderbilt study.
Sep. 19, 2019—The University of Amsterdam has awarded the 2019 Spinoza Chair in medicine to Jeffrey Blume, PhD, associate professor of Biostatistics and Biomedical Informatics at VUMC.
Sep. 19, 2019—Vanderbilt researchers hope to identify factors that may make humans more susceptible to toxicant exposure — specifically the presence of pre-existing inflammatory disease.
Sep. 19, 2019—A single pill containing low doses of three medications to treat high blood pressure and one to lower cholesterol reduced the estimated risk of cardiovascular disease by 25%, according to a VUMC study.
Sep. 19, 2019—Advances in genetics are leading to new ways to treat cardiomyopathies — devastating heart muscle disorders that lead to heart failure.
Sep. 19, 2019—To help prevent unauthorized data access, Vanderbilt University Medical Center is requiring employees who use their personal smartphones and digital tablets to conduct VUMC business to enroll in mobile device management by Feb. 1, 2020.