Improving Access to Clinical Trials

Nov 03, 2016 at 03:07 pm by Staff

NCI Rethinks, Retools Data Mechanisms to Reach More Patients Bold goals, like the ones envisioned by the Cancer Moonshot initiative, require new approaches to old problems. Wh.... Read More

Leadership Transition at TDMHSAS

Nov 03, 2016 at 03:07 pm by Staff

Varney Retires, Williams Named Commissioner At the end of September, Gov. Bill Haslam announced Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Commissioner.... Read More

FDA Approves Device for Prevention of Recurrent Stroke in PFO Patients

Oct 31, 2016 at 09:00 am by Staff

On Oct. 28, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the Amplatzer PFO Occluder device. The PFO Occluder reduces the risk of a stroke in patients who previously had a st.... Read More

CDC Warns of Risk from Potentially Contaminated Devices Used in Open Heart Surgery

Oct 13, 2016 at 02:32 pm by Staff

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is warning healthcare providers and patients about the potential risk of infection from certain devices used during open h.... Read More

Expanding ADNI: Alzheimer's Biomarker Study Embarks on Next Phase

Oct 11, 2016 at 02:55 pm by Staff

The landmark Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI) began in October 2004 with a goal of finding more sensitive and accurate methods to detect Alzheimer's disease.... Read More

Biogen Investigational Drug Shows Early Promise

Oct 11, 2016 at 02:55 pm by Staff

Boston-based biotech company Biogen had pre-clinical research and Phase 1b results for aducanumab, its investigational antibody treatment for early Alzheimer's disease, publis.... Read More

Working Together: Partnerships between Hospitals, SNFs Offer Coordinated Care for Patients, Peace of Mind for Providers

Oct 11, 2016 at 02:55 pm by Staff

A partnership between two of Middle Tennessee's largest healthcare providers is changing the trajectory for patients in need of long-term care. The agreement between Saint Tho.... Read More

Call for More Research Funding and Caregiver Support

Oct 11, 2016 at 02:55 pm by Staff

Walk to End Alzheimer's • Oct. 15 The Mid South Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association is gearing up for the 2016 Walk to End Alzheimer's - Nashville. The two-mile walk begi.... Read More

A Helping Hand

Oct 11, 2016 at 02:55 pm by Staff

Missing Senior Network Alerts Family, Friends To help keep seniors living with dementia safe, Home Instead Senior Care has launched a free tool - the Missing Senior Network (.... Read More

Signature HealthCARE Resident Celebrates 107 Years

Oct 04, 2016 at 02:55 pm by Staff

When you've lived more than a century, the phrase "Happy Birthday" takes on an extra dimension of meaning. Just ask Ogia Campbell, who celebrated her 107th year on Sept. 13 wi.... Read More