New therapies are beginning to come online to change outcomes for kidney disease patients.
Ascension Saint Thomas and Nephrology Associates recently announced an exclusive partnership to expand kidney transplant care.
With 1 in 7 American adults being affected by chronic kidney disease, the American Society of Nephrology, in partnership with federal agencies, are laying the groundwork for treatment innovation.
Ease of travel, interconnected financial markets, and differences in testing & response have upped the collateral damage from this latest coronavirus.
American Physician Partners is moving the needle on ED outcomes by focusing on best practices to enhance patient safety across a number of key conditions, including sepsis.
A Polygenic Risk Score -- a genetic assessment that doctors have hoped could predict coronary heart disease (CHD) in patients -- has been found not to be a useful predictive biomarker for disease risk, according to a Vanderbilt study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
From transplants to trials, Nashville hospitals are leading the way in cardiac care.
In late January, a group of more than 25 organizations from across Tennessee announced their support for legislation that seeks to prevent the next generation of nicotine addicts in the state.
Following successful preclinical trials and FDA funding, Cumberland Pharmaceuticals is preparing to launch a new Phase II trial of ifetroban to treat cardiomyopathy in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy patients.
Endocrine Society Chief Professional & Clinical Affairs Officer Robert Lash, MD, discusses the field, annual meeting, road shows and more.
A recent survey reveals most Americans have key gaps in knowledge of eye health.
Third Largest Hospice Provider Cared for 5,540 Dying Veterans Last Year
From personalized medicine to innovation in GI care, Middle Tennessee oncology leaders share promising news.
A 2019 ACS CAN report shows the state is falling short on public policies to fight cancer.
Middle Tennessee's robust oncology programs are tackling cancer on numerous fronts.
A bipartisan group of senators is urging the Pentagon to revamp breast cancer screening options for Tricare beneficiaries.
Comorbid conditions, often including some form of dementia, increases the challenge of pinpointing and treating behavioral health and substance abuse issues in older populations.
As residents' needs and acuity levels have risen, senior living solutions have had to evolve to meet new health and wellness challenges.
Caring for an elderly relative while working takes a toll on both employees and employers. COA is working to improve community supports.
Tivity Health and other key stakeholders spent two days in August looking at barriers to healthy aging, including social isolation, & possible solutions.
Founded by nurses for nurses, IACRN supports clinical research nurses in their efforts to advocate for clinical trial participants and move medical science forward.
Nashville ophthalmologist Dr. Jeffrey Horn part of clinical team that led to FDA approval of first lens that corrects for near, intermediate and distance vision.
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