March 6, 2014

For the 14th time Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been recognized by Truven Health Analytics as one of the nation's "100 Top Hospitals." Read more...

Sticking to normal sleep schedule can ease this weekend's daylight saving time transition


Daylight saving time begins at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 9, bringing more sunshine in the evenings at the price of an hour of sleep. Read more...

Discovery sheds new light on marijuana's anxiety relief effects


An international group led by Vanderbilt University researchers has found cannabinoid receptors, through which marijuana exerts its effects, in a key emotional hub in the brain involved in regulating anxiety and the flight-or-fight response. Read more...

Program helps children cope when parents are ill


When Kim O'Leary was diagnosed with Burkitt's lymphoma, a type of cancer that had invaded her lymph nodes and caused tumors in her abdomen, her biggest worry was her then 6-year-old son Andrew. Read more...

This week's VUCast: discovery about mosquito sperm could fight deadly disease


In this edition of VUCast, see how a discovery about mosquito sperm could fight deadly disease, learn where to click for the coolest original music created by Vanderbilt students and take a tour of the newest evolution of college halls. Read more...