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17 hrs ago | Bruins Nation

UCLA Campus Report: A Communication Breakthrough for Children w Autism, More

This week's post includes a study regarding communication with children with autism, good news for California's commercial real estate sector, news of a pop star who recorded a performance in Royce Hall and a look at Real Madrid's annual visit to campus.


Related Topix: California, Kennedy, CA, Sports, NCAA Sports, University of California NCAA

Yesterday | Medical News Today

Could a probiotic prevent obesity?

Between 1980 and 2008, the prevalence of worldwide obesity more than doubled. In the US alone, almost 35% of adults are obese.


Related Topix: Nashville, TN, Medicine, Pharmacology, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Diabetes, Health, E. Coli

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Doctor learns from own childbirth journey

Although Dr. Amanda Wagner was discharged from Vanderbilt University Medical Center on a beautiful spring day, she left the hospital under a cloud of grief.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nashville, TN

Lebanon Democrat

Pipeline for medical device entrepreneurs leads from Nashville to Memphis

At age 23 and a 2013 graduate of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Jim Mullen is president of a company working in Memphis to perfect a medical device that would help ensure the safety of blood being transported for transfusions.


Related Topix: Nashville, TN, Food and Drug Administration

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Vanderbilt study links yogurt, weight control

All those skinny actresses in commercials gushing at the thought of eating yogurt instead of desserts actually may have a point.


Related Topix: E. Coli, Health, Pharmacology

Medical News Today

Study identifies genes linked to breast cancer in East Asian women

A new study in East Asian women has identified three genetic changes linked to an increased risk of breast cancer .


Related Topix: Asian-American, Genetics, Biology, Science, World News, Japan, Health

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Brain Physics

Helping mothers of children with autism

According to new findings, interventions to increase parental well-being can significantly reduce the stress, depression and anxiety felt by mothers of children with autism.


Knoxville News Sentinel

15 beliefs that bring happiness Hans Strupp, who taught at Vanderbilt ...

The reasons that a person comes for psychotherapy may not be the reasons that he or she stays in therapy.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Sports


Vanderbilt study examines bacteria's ability to fight obesity

A probiotic that prevents obesity could be on the horizon. Bacteria that produce a therapeutic compound in the gut inhibit weight gain, insulin resistance and other adverse effects of a high-fat diet in mice, Vanderbilt University investigators have discovered.


Thu Jul 24, 2014

Educator Brings Home New Tech Tips For Grade School Learning

Classrooms across the country are finding new ways to use technology to improve learning experiences for students.


USA Today

Strangers help student stay in college after mom's death

Strangers help student stay in college after mom's death NASHVILLE - Her mother committed suicide.


Related Topix: Suicide

Medical News Today

Peer-led intervention helps mothers of children with autism

Peer-led interventions that target parental well-being can significantly reduce stress , depression and anxiety in mothers of children with disabilities, according to new findings released in the journal Pediatrics .


Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Detroit News

Why are campus bosses making so much money?

Americans committed to better living for bosses can take heart at the fact that college and university administrators - unlike their faculty and students - are thriving.


Related Topix: University of Chicago, Ohio State University, City University of New York, Opinion

ESchool News

Discovery Education Provides Exclusive Professional Development and...

Discovery Education's Discovery Educator Network hosted 150 educators from across the U.S., Canada and United Kingdom for an immersive, week-long professional development experience.


Related Topix: Nashville, TN

Mental Help Net

Physicians Warned About Counterfeit Medical Devices

Physicians should be aware of the prevalence and serious consequences associated with use of counterfeit medical devices, according to a letter to the editor published online July 20 in Lasers in Surgery and Medicine .


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration

New York Daily News

Video: Georgia brothers help run South African orphanage

Chris Grava, 22, shot an online video of the 30 children at the center in Khayelitsha that his brother Nick, 25, has been running for the past year and a half.


Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Family, Kids


Vanderbilt-led study identifies genes linked to breast cancer in East Asian women

A new study in East Asian women has identified three genetic changes linked to an increased risk of breast cancer.


Related Topix: Asian-American, Genetics, Biology, Science, World News, Japan,

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Aurora Advocate

Aurora School Notes

Madeline Farr, who plans to study writing in college, has been awarded a scholarship to attend Kenyon College in Gambier.


Related Topix: Kenyon College, Nashville, TN


Michael DeBaun, M.D., M.P.H., and Robert P. Hebbel, M.D., to present 2014 ASH Beutler Lecture

The American Society of Hematology will honor Michael DeBaun, MD, MPH, of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, and Robert P. Hebbel, MD, of the University of Minnesota Medical School with the 2014 Ernest Beutler Lecture and Prize for their significant research advances in the area of sickle cell disease.


Related Topix: Medicine, Hematology, University of Minnesota, Oncology, Johns Hopkins University

PhysOrg Weblog

New discovery may advance colorectal cancer diagnosis and treatment

A Vanderbilt University-led research team has identified protein "signatures" of genetic mutations that drive colorectal cancer, the nation's second leading cause of cancer deaths after lung cancer.