Jul. 18, 2019—A 19-year-old student is leading a multi-institutional collaboration to identify drugs that can be prescribed safely to pregnant women without harming the fetus.
Jul. 18, 2019—Gillian Hooker, PhD, ScM, president-elect of the National Society of Genetic Counselors, will lead the organization at a pivotal time when she takes over as president Jan. 1, 2020.
Jul. 18, 2019—Next Up: Yaa Kumah-Crystal, a pediatric endocrinologist and informatician, wants computers to be as seamless in exam rooms as they are in other parts of life.
Jul. 18, 2019—Vanderbilt surgeons are performing robot-assisted hernia repairs for some patients that help ease recovery.
Jul. 18, 2019—A new research center is aimed at improving patient outcomes and preventing disability after muscle and skeletal injuries and surgery.
Jul. 18, 2019—An international workshop on basement membranes last week attracted about 70 scientists from around the world.
Jul. 18, 2019—Joseph Gigante, MD, recently began his two-year term as president of the Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics after serving as president-elect.
Jul. 15, 2019—The nation’s opioid crisis is a factor in the recent increase in the number of infants entering the nation’s foster care system, with at least half of all infant placements now a result of parental substance use.
Jul. 11, 2019—Researchers who analyzed payroll-based staffing data for U.S. nursing homes discovered large daily staffing fluctuations, low weekend staffing and daily staffing levels that often fall well below the expectations of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), all of which can increase the risk of adverse events for residents.