Clinical

“Bridge Therapy” May Benefit Some Children with High-risk Neuroblastoma

Jun 06, 2022 at 03:15 am by Staff

Additional therapy between two standard phases of treatment may be especially effective in patients with stable metastatic cancer.   Approximately half of children with.... Read More

Real World Data Analysis Reveals Nearly Half of All Adults at High Risk for ASCVD and Eligible for a Statin Were Not on Any Statin

Jun 03, 2022 at 03:15 pm by Staff

– Less than 1 in 10 were on any non-statin lipid lowering therapy – – Findings were shared at the National Lipid Association Scientific Sessions –.... Read More

Misconceptions About Hospice Care: It’s About Quality Of Life, Not Imminent Death

May 30, 2022 at 11:39 am by Staff

Between 1.3 million and 1.7 million patients in the U.S. were cared for annually through hospice services from 2009-2020. But many people continue to have mispe.... Read More

School of Nursing Launches Tennessee’s First Master of Nursing Degree to Prepare Registered Nurses

May 30, 2022 at 11:16 am by Staff

by Nancy Wise Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has launched a Master of Nursing (MN) degree to help meet the high demand for registered nurses in health care settings.... Read More

New Clinical Guidance in Neuropalliative Care

May 30, 2022 at 11:01 am by Staff

 Training is needed for serious illness communication. By LYNNE JETER Neurologists provide palliative care to people living with life-altering neurologic illnesses not.... Read More

Novavax Missed Its Global Moonshot but Is Angling to Win Over mRNA Defectors

May 30, 2022 at 10:11 am by Staff

By Arthur Allen and Sarah Jane Tribble, Kaiser Health News Novavax hitched its wagon to the global coronavirus pandemic. Before most Americans truly grasped th.... Read More

Trauma Study Aims to Improve Survival for Bleeding Patients

May 28, 2022 at 10:05 am by Staff

Emergency Medicine and Trauma Surgery researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) are joining Vanderbilt LifeFlight in a Department of Defense (DOD)-f.... Read More

Misconceptions About Hospice Care: It’s About Quality of Life, Not Imminent Death

May 25, 2022 at 09:09 pm by Staff

Between 1.3 million and 1.7 million patients in the U.S. were cared for annually through hospice services from 2009-2020. But many people continue to have mispe.... Read More

‘Almost Like Malpractice’: To Shed Bias, Doctors Get Schooled to Look Beyond Obesity

May 24, 2022 at 11:23 am by Staff

By Lauren Sausser, Kaiser Health News When Melissa Boughton complained to her OB-GYN about dull pelvic pain, the doctor responded by asking about her diet and exercise h.... Read More

FDA Approves First Treatment for Eosinophilic Esophagitis

May 23, 2022 at 09:21 pm by Staff

  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Dupixent (dupilumab) to treat eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) in adults and pediatric patients 12 years and old.... Read More