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Vanderbilt sleep expert offers daylight saving survival tips

Mar. 7, 2013—Moving clocks forward one hour in the spring means more daylight in the evenings, but that glorious after-work sunshine comes at a price – a horrible groggy feeling on Monday morning. Daylight saving time begins at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 10, essentially erasing an hour of sleep. That results in a population with fatigue,...

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Conference celebrates 85 years of social work

Mar. 7, 2013—A social work conference, “Current Issues in Tennessee: Human Trafficking and Dual Diagosis,” will be held Tuesday, March 12, in the Scarritt Bennett Center’s Raintree Room.

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Harvard’s Seidman to speak at VU

Mar. 7, 2013—Jonathan Seidman, Ph.D., who has made pivotal contributions to understanding the genetic basis of cardiomyopathy and other heart diseases, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, March 14.

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Warren lands AAIDD early career award

Mar. 7, 2013—Zachary Warren, Ph.D., has been named to receive the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities' (AAIDD) 2013 Early Career Award.

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Photo: Fond farewell

Mar. 7, 2013—On Tuesday, Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute employees gathered to bid farewell to John Byrne, M.D., William S. Stoney Jr. Professor of Cardiac Surgery and chair of the department.

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Diagnostic management efforts thrive on teamwork

Mar. 7, 2013—As choices mount for patient testing and treatment, diagnostic management has arisen at Vanderbilt University Medical Center to address two closely related questions that clinicians must ask themselves more and more often: have I ordered the right tests for this patient; and, taken together, what do these test results imply for the best treatment of this patient?

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Eye disorder’s genetic risk factors come into focus

Mar. 7, 2013—An international group of investigators has identified seven new genetic regions associated with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a common cause of blindness in older individuals.

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New signage system points way to ‘tornado safe’ areas

Mar. 7, 2013—New signs directing Vanderbilt University Medical Center visitors to “tornado safe” areas during a tornado have been placed at Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Vanderbilt Clinic, the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks.

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Vanderbilt to launch new employee travel system

Mar. 7, 2013—Vanderbilt is launching a new travel system that offers faculty and staff traveling on university business a better, faster way to book and manage travel and handle expenses for trips.

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Tick-tock – predicting menopause

Mar. 6, 2013—An ultrasound count of potentially egg-producing follicles could predict the timing of menopause.

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High Fidelity: Cochlear implant users report dramatically better hearing with new Vanderbilt process

Mar. 5, 2013—Longtime cochlear implant users are reporting such dramatic improvements in their hearing, thanks to new image-guided programming methods developed by Vanderbilt University researchers.

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Study finds maternal diet may predict RSV severity

Mar. 4, 2013—An important predictor of the severity of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in infants may be what their mothers ate during pregnancy.

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