Council will advise and address impact of rare diseases on Tennesseans
In April, NCI Director Ned Sharpless, MD, FAACR, addressed the AACR Annual Meeting to provide an update on where we stand in the fight against cancer.
An anonymous online mental health screening tool for Tennessee health professionals saw higher-than-expected s in its first year.
In the latest installment of the Nashville Health Care Council's Brass Tacks series, Acadia CEO Debbie Osteen discusses the toll COVID-19 has taken on mental health.
VUSN Dean Linda Norman, DSN, RN, FAAN, prepares to hand over the reins to Pamela Jeffries, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF, FSSH.
Area universities are offering more opportunities for training, advancement.
For women with symptomatic fibroids, both living with the tumors and treating them require careful consideration. Now, the Sonata® System offers a minimally invasive, no incision option that preserves fertility and provides relief.
Advanced osteoporosis therapies, treatment mean less fractures for women.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, an original member institution of the National Institutes of Health's Undiagnosed Diseases Network, (UDN) is launching its own program, the Vanderbilt Undiagnosed Diseases Program (VUDP), which will operate alongside the UDN.
The American Medical Association (AMA) now offers newly developed online educational resources to help physicians navigate the complex federal regulation aimed at ending information-blocking practices that impede access, exchange or use of patients' electronic health information.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has been named Data Coordinating Center (DCC) for a nationwide platform of studies aimed at "repurposing" existing drugs to treat mild to moderate symptoms of COVID-19.
Middle Tennessee heart programs offer innovation, hope for cardiac patients
New therapeutics enhance care, reduce mortality for patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction.
A minimally invasive procedure means less stroke risk for AFib patients.
Patient satisfaction rate exceeds 90 percent, while 83 percent of patients properly dispose of unused pills, in study of a patient-centered prescribing guideline
On February 9, Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital West became the first Ascension hospital in the country and the only medical facility in Tennessee to offer intracoronary brachytherapy, a procedure that helps improve chest pain in patients with stents that have re-narrowed (sometimes called "collapsed") and reduces the chance of them narrowing again in the future.
52% of adults missing lifesaving screenings to prevent cancer are not rescheduling them
Sedative medications used in intensive care are associated with increased delirium, which is in turn connected with higher medical costs and greater risk of death and ICU-related dementia.
Study to focus on using saliva in the analysis of cell-free circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) to accurately and non-invasively detect non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
Sarah Cannon announced that 53 abstracts and presentations authored by Sarah Cannon experts have been selected for presentation at the upcoming American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition.
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