Paul Govern

Melanoma, anyone?

Collegiate tennis and golf athletes aren’t using enough sunscreen according to a recent survey; meanwhile, the deadly skin cancer melanoma is on the rise.

Study examines social factors and cardiovascular disease risk

Eight social factors were among the top 15 markers of cardiovascular disease risk and could help guide community prevention efforts, according to a new study using machine learning algorithms.

You missed a few: a better way to count health care-associated influenza cases

The traditional definition of health care-associated influenza leads to gross undercounting, a Vanderbilt study suggests.

Neuroscientist Véronique Belzil, PhD, MS

Belzil to establish VUMC ALS Research Center

Neuroscientist Véronique Belzil, PhD, MS, will join Vanderbilt University Medical Center as associate professor of Neurology and director of ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) research.

Study validates use of VUMC suicide risk model in Navy primary care

A Vanderbilt study found that automated suicide risk prediction models operating on electronic health records could help clinical teams efficiently identify patients for face-to-face suicide risk screening and prevention.

Nasty microbe H. pylori has Achilles’ heel

Vanderbilt researchers found that an H. pylori enzyme is essential for colonization of the stomach, suggesting it as a promising therapeutic target for H. pylori infection.

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