Tag: Innovations

December 8, 2021

Kidney transplant waiting list is not the only option

This woman's kidney transplant story demonstrates the need for more organ donors.

Health Topics

November 30, 2021

Advances in kidney transplants means a larger pool of possible donors

New surgical techniques, treatment for Hepatitis C and finding donor "pairs" offer hope.

Breakthroughs

January 22, 2020

Advances in genetic testing for pregnant women

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

Breakthroughs Pregnancy

November 6, 2018

Take control of healthcare with this powerful tool

Track test results, communicate with healthcare providers and more through a patient portal, now more often available for smartphone.

Prevention

April 14, 2017

Why young adults should pay more attention to heart health

Here's what you need to know to boost your heart health and reduce heart attack risk.

Heart & Vascular

March 29, 2017

When ‘active surveillance’ makes sense for prostate cancer

For men with 'low-risk' prostate cancer, the side effects of treatment may not be worth the benefit.

Cancer Men's Health

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?

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.

Breakthroughs Cancer

July 7, 2016

3 ways to find good online medical advice

If you are looking for online medical advice, stick with these sources.

Caregivers

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