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Brain Genetics Influence Profile of Addiction Risk

Study with a million-plus subjects finds shared genetic susceptibility to tobacco, alcohol, opioid and cannabis addictions.
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AI to Address Questions Left by Lung Screenings

Research team refines method for diagnosis of indeterminant lung nodules using artificial intelligence and advanced learning.
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Complex Issues Surround Speciality Medication Adherence

Many patients cited social troubles as a serious impediment to correctly following all medication instructions.

Medical expertise infused with integrated technology allows Vanderbilt Health specialists to build partnerships and elevate care in complex and specialized cases.

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Cancer’s Glow Guides More Complete Removal

Fluorescence imaging augments a surgeon’s eyes in excising malignancies.
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Telehealth Overcomes Distance for Specialty Consultations

Neurology forges a wider path for specialty consulting services using technology.
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Moms Control ‘Hot Thoughts’ to Help T1D Teens

Training teaches mothers to challenge fears, reducing depression.
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Functional Medicine Access Improves Quality of Life

A unique program looks at the whole person to determine root causes of disease.
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Cartilage Regrowth Tied to ‘Lizard’s Tail’ Trait

Discovery of mechanism for regrowth earns national attention.
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Exchanging Presumptions for Trauma-Informed Care

The newer approach avoids pitfalls and failings of 'culturally competent' care.