Clinical

Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital West Is the First Hospital in Middle Tennessee to Implant New Wireless Pacemaker

Aug 15, 2022 at 04:16 pm by Staff

  On August 12th, 2022, Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital West performed its first cardiac procedure implanting a new wireless pacemaker called Aveir. The hospital is the.... Read More

They Call It ‘Tranq’ — And It’s Making Street Drugs Even More Dangerous

Aug 14, 2022 at 02:11 pm by Staff

By Martha Bebinger, Kaiser Health News Approaching a van that distributes supplies for safer drug use in Greenfield, Massachusetts, a man named Kyle noticed an aler.... Read More

Social Media Posts Criticize the 988 Suicide Hotline for Calling Police. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Aug 14, 2022 at 01:58 pm by Staff

By Aneri Pattani, Kaiser Health News If you or someone you know is thinking of suicide, help is available. Various resources are listed at the bottom of this article. W.... Read More

Neurologic Complications Common in Children Hospitalized With COVID-19

Aug 11, 2022 at 02:11 pm by Staff

  Physicians at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt have found another reason to vaccinate children against COVID-19: to help reduce the likelihood.... Read More

Covid Sewage Surveillance Labs Join the Hunt for Monkeypox

Aug 09, 2022 at 09:52 am by Staff

  By Mark Kreidler, Kaiser Health News  The same wastewater surveillance techniques that have emerged as a critical tool in early detection of covid-19 outbre.... Read More

A New Type of Collaboration for Scaling Value-Based Oncology Care

Aug 07, 2022 at 04:45 pm by Staff

By Robin Shah  As the son of an oncologist, I saw early on the challenges individuals and their loved ones experience when faced with a cancer diagnosis. And over.... Read More

Cognitive Rehab May Help Older Adults Clear Covid-Related Brain Fog

Aug 07, 2022 at 04:37 pm by Staff

By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News Eight months after falling ill with covid-19, the 73-year-old woman couldn’t remember what her husband had told her a few hour.... Read More

A California Man’s ‘Painful and Terrifying’ Road to a Monkeypox Diagnosis

Aug 07, 2022 at 04:15 pm by Staff

  By Jackie Fortiér, KPCC/LAist, Kaiser Health News  Two days after Kevin Kwong flew home to California from New York, his hands itched so badly, the p.... Read More

Embryo Screening for Mental Illness Questioned

Aug 03, 2022 at 09:52 am by Staff

  In vitro fertilization (IVF), fertilizing eggs in the laboratory, not only enables otherwise infertile couples to conceive children but, by screening embryos before im.... Read More

Study to evaluate nasal flu Vaccine for Children

Aug 02, 2022 at 09:12 am by Staff

by Craig Boerner Pediatricians with the Vanderbilt Vaccine Research Program are looking for healthy infants and children (6 months – 8 years of age) to take part in a n.... Read More