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VUMC team puts tool to reduce heart failure admissions to test

November 11, 2021

Of the nearly 1 million patients diagnosed annually with acute heart failure (AHF) in emergency departments nationwide, more than 80% are hospitalized, even though many could safely be treated at home. The annual cost of treating AHF in U.S. hospitals exceeds $30 billion.

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New way to bEET insulin resistance

November 11, 2021

Analogs of signaling molecules called EETs may improve treatment of insulin resistance, a primary risk factor for development of Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, according to a new paper by researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. 

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Tea drinking and high blood pressure

October 15, 2021

While drinking tea is reported to have many health benefits, the association of tea consumption and hypertension has been controversial, as large population cohorts are needed to establish findings.

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