Most U.S. adults who vape want to quit, study finds

The following news story was originally posted on MUSC Hollings Cancer Center’s newsroom. View the original story here. More than 60% of U.S. adults who vape are interested in quitting, according to a study published today in JAMA Network Open by MUSC Hollings Cancer Center researchers. And among those who vape to help them quit smoking, some are successful whileContinue reading “Most U.S. adults who vape want to quit, study finds”

Study seeks to better understand how COVID-19 and cancer intersect

The following news story was originally posted on MUSC Hollings Cancer Center’s newsroom. View the original story here. Researchers at MUSC Hollings Cancer Center have joined a nationwide study to look at the long-term outcomes of cancer patients who have been diagnosed with COVID-19. The study, which is led by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and involvesContinue reading “Study seeks to better understand how COVID-19 and cancer intersect”

VUMC-led study set to explore risk factors for depression recurrence

The following release was written for Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s news center. View the original story here. Almost 60% of older adults who have successfully been treated for depression experience a recurrence within four to five years, but little is known about why this happens or who may be at highest risk. Backed by nearlyContinue reading “VUMC-led study set to explore risk factors for depression recurrence”

Miscarriage risk increases each week alcohol is used in early pregnancy

The following release was written for Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s news center. View the original post here. Each week a woman consumes alcohol during the first five to 10 weeks of pregnancy is associated with an incremental 8% increase in risk of miscarriage, according to a study published this week by Vanderbilt University Medical CenterContinue reading “Miscarriage risk increases each week alcohol is used in early pregnancy”