VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Archives
Policy, resources crucial for lung cancer screening: study
Sep. 29, 2022—Vanderbilt reseach shows that resources for lung cancer screening programs increased the number of veterans screened.
Study tracks causes of high antibiotic prescribing rates in Tennessee
Jan. 29, 2020—For a few years, Tennessee has been ranked as one of the highest antibiotic prescribing states in the nation, and a recent study showing that fewer than 2% of clinicians were responsible for prescribing 25% of pediatric antibiotics is moving some to action.
Alzheimer’s proteins in ICU survivors
Mar. 27, 2018—The cognitive impairment that affects patients who survive a stay in the ICU does not appear to have a similar mechanism to Alzheimer’s disease, Vanderbilt researchers have discovered.
Blood pressure gene tied to cognitive decline
Dec. 4, 2014—Size may not matter in a lot of things, but when it comes to cognitive decline, the size of the hippocampus definitely seems to be an issue.