Clinical

Clinical Research Associates Begins Pediatric Clinical Trials for COVID-19 in Nashville

Jan 18, 2023 at 04:34 pm by Staff

  Providers, Parents and Guardians Are Encouraged to Learn More About Whether a Clinical Trial is a Fit for Their Family and Enrollment Options   Clinical Resear.... Read More

Study identifies potential new approach for treating lupus

Jan 15, 2023 at 01:03 pm by Staff

  by Leigh MacMillan Targeting iron metabolism in immune system cells may offer a new approach for treating systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) — the most common f.... Read More

Novel lung cancer biomarker

Jan 15, 2023 at 12:40 pm by Staff

by Leigh MacMillan The gene that encodes the tumor suppressor protein p53 is the most commonly mutated gene in human cancers. Mutations can lead to the production of autoanti.... Read More

Clinical trial compares different therapies for spine pain

Jan 15, 2023 at 12:37 pm by Staff

by Danny Bonvissuto Vanderbilt University Medical Center was one of the largest enrolling centers in a cluster randomized clinical trial to determine whether multidisciplinar.... Read More

Removing Socioeconomic Barriers and Increasing Diversity in Clinical Trials Would Have a Positive Economic Impact

Jan 09, 2023 at 03:26 pm by Staff

  Narrow demographics in clinical trials result in billions of dollars wasted each year in nationwide medical costs due to poorer health among the population, which lead.... Read More

It’s Time to Talk About Paying Clinical Trial Participants More

Jan 09, 2023 at 02:30 pm by Staff

Clinical trials do not exist without us, so we need to demand more from them.  I have cystic fibrosis (CF), a rare genetic condition that was historically known as a chi.... Read More

New approach outperforms existing cancer susceptibility models

Jan 09, 2023 at 11:46 am by Staff

  by Tom Wilemon Investigators at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the University of Calgary have devised a new approach for conducting gene-based analyses for.... Read More

Virtual Telemetry Creating a World of New Options for Higher-Acuity Cardiac Patients

Jan 03, 2023 at 11:30 am by Staff

By STUART LONG   The COVID-19 pandemic had a large impact on hospital operations. As facilities became overwhelmed by COVID-19 care needs, non-COVID healthcare need.... Read More

Weighing Risks of a Major Surgery: 7 Questions Older Americans Should Ask Their Surgeon

Jan 03, 2023 at 10:25 am by Staff

    By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News   Larry McMahon, who turns 80 this month, is weighing whether to undergo a major surgery. Over the past five y.... Read More

Telehealth Brings Expert Sexual Assault Exams to Rural Patients

Jan 03, 2023 at 10:10 am by Staff

  By Arielle Zionts, Kaiser Health News   Amanda Shelley was sitting in her dentist’s waiting room when she received a call from the police. A local te.... Read More