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Influenza network sizes up COVID

Jul. 22, 2021—Hospital data from a CDC network that monitors influenza revealed that adults hospitalized for COVID-19 in the early months of the pandemic were 20x more likely to die compared to hospitalized influenza patients.

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Establishing HIV care in Tennessee

Jul. 13, 2021—Vanderbilt researchers find that heterosexually active Black males are the least likely to establish HIV care within one month of diagnosis and suggest that targeted interventions focus on this population.

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Probing statin-associated diseases with genetics

Jul. 12, 2021—Vanderbilt researchers used genetics tools and biobanks with linked electronic health records to explore the associations between statins and noncardiovascular diseases.

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Delirium and mortality reexamined

Jul. 8, 2021—A multicenter study of ICU patients found that in the hospital, delirium was associated with a nearly three-fold increase in risk of death the following day, but after discharge there was no association between delirium and mortality.

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Genetics of hydrocephalus

Jul. 8, 2021—Fluid build-up in the brain — hydrocephalus — increases pressure and risk for brain damage; Vanderbilt researchers have now identified genes and signaling pathways associated with the condition.

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Treating metastatic prostate cancer

Jun. 22, 2021—An indirect comparative effectiveness study using published data suggests that the targeted therapy olaparib should be re-evaluated for treating metastatic prostate cancer.

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Dexmedetomidine and delirium

Jun. 21, 2021—The sedative dexmedetomidine, when administered during or after heart surgery, is associated with postoperative delirium and adverse outcomes.

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COVID-19 complication underdiagnosed

Jun. 17, 2021—A mysterious inflammatory syndrome linked to COVID-19 infection and first identified in children also occurs in adults, Vanderbilt researchers report.

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New neurodegeneration culprit

Jun. 17, 2021—A young woman with a puzzling neurological illness and novel genetic variant pointed investigators to a role for dysregulated protein kinase D1 in neurodegeneration.

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Heat for hypertension in autonomic failure

May. 25, 2021—Heat therapy could offer a novel nonpharmacologic approach for treating the overnight hypertension that affects patients with autonomic failure.

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Therapeutic antibodies for hantavirus

May. 24, 2021—Vanderbilt Vaccine Center researchers have isolated monoclonal antibodies against hantaviruses, an emerging source of human disease with pandemic potential.

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New clue to lung scarring

May. 20, 2021—Vanderbilt neonatology team pinpoints signaling pathways involved in the progressive lung fibrosis that occurs in rare genetic diseases.

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