Breakthroughs

Daughter taking care of mother with Parkinson's disease. August 7, 2019

Making progress: Treating movement disorders with deep brain stimulation

Though not a cure, deep brain stimulation, or DBS, offers an innovative approach to managing Parkinson's.

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Brain & Memory Breakthroughs

Cancer patient seeking treatment with oncologist. May 21, 2019

Expert Q&A: Understanding a new approach to cancer treatment

Precision Oncology Expert Dr. Ben Ho Park sheds light on cancer treatment innovations.

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Breakthroughs Cancer

July 3, 2018

Choosing the right course for prostate cancer care

It can be tough to decide whether to get a PSA test, and what to do with the results. Here's how two men handled it.

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Breakthroughs Cancer Men's Health

c-section alternatives April 23, 2018

5 unique aspects of a family-centered C-Section

Relatively new approach to C-section creates a warmer, friendlier environment than 'typical' surgery.

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Breakthroughs Pregnancy

pregnancy November 3, 2016

Advances in genetic testing for pregnant women

New screening gives pregnant women a less-invasive route for prenatal genetic testing.

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Breakthroughs Pregnancy

September 20, 2016

Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) brothers: Meet Jonah and Emory

A father shares his family’s journey with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, one of nine types of muscular dystrophy.…

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Breakthroughs Children

Precision Medicine July 20, 2016

Precision medicine and the Nashville connection

Precision medicine refers to healthcare tailored to you based on your genetic makeup. It is generating headlines because of a bold new research initiative. What's the Nashville connection? And how can people get involved?

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Breakthroughs

July 18, 2016

Survival story: Fighting melanoma and leukemia with clinical trials

Kimberly Jessop had stage IV melanoma, then leukemia. She choose fierce positivity — and experimental drugs.

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Breakthroughs Cancer

activity-trackers July 11, 2016

Wearable activity trackers can help achieve fitness goals

Evolving technology allows advancement in activity trackers for recording fitness activity.

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Breakthroughs Fitness