News Releases

Recent and archived press releases with clinical and research news

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New urine test has higher diagnostic accuracy for prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death among men in the U.S.

Kewanna Frierson and her daughter, Kennedi.

Lifting up voices to celebrate healthy Black births 

Celebration of Black Motherhood on April 20 elevates positive stories and experiences around Black births

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Heart disease, depression linked by inflammation: study

Coronary artery disease and major depression may be genetically linked via inflammatory pathways to an increased risk for cardiomyopathy, a degenerative heart muscle disease, researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Massachusetts General Hospital have found.

VUPD Community Service Officer Samuel M. Burrell looks on as Billie Parks and her mother, Anna Parks, pass through one of the new weapons detection installations at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. (photo by Erin O. Smith)

New equipment to enhance security at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

Beginning April 18, all Monroe Carell employees, patients, families, learners, and visitors will pass through the detection screening technology at all three hospital entrances.

What happens when musicians lose their hearing? Many find their way to VUMC’s Katie Berg — a scientist, a clinician — and a musician.

Cochlear implants can restore the ability to hear speech, but not music. In the heart of Music City, Katie Berg helps fit cochlear implants tuned specially for the needs of musicians.

A gunshot to the head. A long recovery. Then a wedding.

Special Agent Adam Daniels celebrates ongoing recovery after gunshot causes traumatic brain injury; family’s gift will support care of others with similar injuries

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