Fortis Institute In Cookeville Introduces Surgical Technology Program

Mar 27, 2023 at 11:30 am by Staff

  Cookeville – Fortis Institute in Cookeville, part of a network of schools managed by Education Affiliates, Inc., one of the largest medical, dental and.... Read More

Reminders for clinicians improve prescribing for high cholesterol

Mar 27, 2023 at 11:10 am by Staff

  by Paul Govern   Statins are drugs used to treat high cholesterol and thereby help prevent cardiovascular disease. According to guidelines, most patients with a.... Read More

Crowe’s research honored

Mar 27, 2023 at 11:06 am by Staff

James Crowe Jr., MD, third from left, director of the Vanderbilt Vaccine Center, was among those to receive 2023 Advocacy Awards from Research!America at the biomedical resear.... Read More

Banning Noncompete Contracts for Medical Staff Riles Hospitals

Mar 27, 2023 at 10:47 am by Staff

By Harris Meyer, Kaiser Health News Dr. Jacqui O’Kane took a job with a hospital in southern Georgia in 2020, as the lone doctor in a primary care clinic in a smal.... Read More

SARS-CoV-2 infection weakens immune-cell response to vaccination

Mar 26, 2023 at 10:29 pm by Staff

  The magnitude and quality of a key immune cell’s response to vaccination with two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine were considerably lower in people.... Read More

NIH study reveals shared genetic markers underlying substance use disorders

Mar 26, 2023 at 10:23 pm by Staff

  Breakthrough findings could lead to more effective prevention and treatment strategies for multiple substance use disorders.   By combing through genomic data o.... Read More

Autism Prevalence Higher, According to Data from 11 ADDM Communities

Mar 26, 2023 at 10:18 pm by Staff

  One in 36 (2.8%) 8-year-old children have been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to an analysis published today in CDC’s Morbidity a.... Read More

Study sheds light on drug’s impact on diabetes progression

Mar 26, 2023 at 10:14 pm by Staff

  by Craig Boerner   A 10-year study of a treatment to delay the development of Type 1 diabetes in individuals at high risk did not meet the study goals of delayi.... Read More

VUMC accredited for primary ciliary dyskinesia care

Mar 26, 2023 at 10:11 pm by Staff

by Nancy Humphrey   Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been named a fully accredited adult PCD (primary ciliary dyskinesia) Foundation Clinical and Research Cente.... Read More

Goldenring’s gastrointestinal research contributions lauded

Mar 26, 2023 at 10:07 pm by Staff

  by Bill Snyder   James Goldenring, MD, PhD, the Paul W. Sanger Professor of Experimental Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has been honored by th.... Read More

Match Day reveals Medical students’ future addresses

Mar 26, 2023 at 10:03 pm by Staff

by Kathy Whitney The National Resident Match Program (NRMP) reports that this year’s Match — the process of matching the preferences of applicants for U.S. reside.... Read More

Poll shows food insecurity on rise in Tennessee

Mar 26, 2023 at 09:57 pm by Staff

  by Jake Lowary   An increasing number of Tennessee parents are reporting their families are food insecure. Up more than 30% in just one year, 41.2% of Tennessee.... Read More