Investigation into Mysterious Liver Disease in Children

Apr 26, 2022 at 08:25 pm by WGNS

Physicians at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are collaborating with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other hepatologist.... Read More

U.S. Precision Medicine Research Program Releases Genomic Data

Mar 18, 2022 at 03:15 pm by WGNS

Earlier this month the All of Us Research Program released an initial large batch of genomic data on its cloud-based research platform, the Researcher Workbench, including who.... Read More

Poll Shows Eroding Trust among Tennessee Parents in COVID-19 And Vaccine Information

Mar 05, 2022 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

Fewer Tennessee parents polled by the Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy in fall 2021 reported they trust information they receive about vaccines than the same time in.... Read More

Gene Variants Increase Risk of Kidney Failure in Black Veterans With COVID-19: Study

Feb 11, 2022 at 07:30 am by WGNS

Gene variants increased the risk of acute kidney injury and death in veterans of African ancestry who were hospitalized with COVID-19, according to a new study published in&nb.... Read More

Vanderbilt and CDC Research Shows Third Vaccine Dose Key to Preventing Omicron Hospitalization

Feb 09, 2022 at 10:16 am by WGNS

New research shows that two doses of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine result in lower effectiveness for preventing hospitalization for the omicron variant (65%) than previous variants.... Read More

Vanderbilt Child Health Poll of Tennessee parents: 40% of kids missed at least one week of school; 70% favor remote learning availability

Jan 26, 2022 at 04:34 pm by WGNS

STUDY: The latest analysis of the Vanderbilt Child Health Poll has found that nearly 40% of Tennessee parents said their children missed at least one week of school during the.... Read More

Vanderbilt Child Health Poll analysis explores COVID-19 prevention in Tennessee schools

Jan 19, 2022 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

Most Tennessee parents polled late in 2021 by researchers with the Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy say they send their children to school with masks, but they also h.... Read More

Vanderbilt Biostatisticians Launch Cancer-Immu Data Portal for Predicting Response to Immune Checkpoint Blockade Immunotherapy

Jan 17, 2022 at 07:45 am by WGNS

A new data portal called Cancer-Immu established by a team of Vanderbilt University Medical Center biostatisticians can help cancer clinicians and researchers predic.... Read More

State Approves Vanderbilt Hospital In Murfreesboro

Dec 16, 2021 at 05:50 pm by WGNS

(NASHVILLE) On Wednesday afternoon (12/15/2021) the Tennessee Health Services and Development Agency approved Vanderbilt University Medical Center's request to build a 42-bed.... Read More

Data Shows Increase in Autism Spectrum Disorder Prevalence

Dec 03, 2021 at 11:05 am by WGNS

Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (VKC) researchers, as part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM).... Read More

Study Examines Genetic Risk for Suicide Attempt

Nov 30, 2021 at 11:26 am by WGNS

Suicide attempt most often occurs in individuals diagnosed with a psychiatric illness. A new study reported in Biological Psychiatry identifies the first r.... Read More

Study Shows Link Between Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome and Foster Care Entry

Oct 13, 2021 at 06:22 pm by WGNS

The number of infants diagnosed with neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome (NOWS) and the number of infants entering foster care have both increased substantially over the past.... Read More

Vanderbilt Dept. of Health Policy COVID-19 Report

Aug 19, 2021 at 11:45 am by WGNS

Report from Vanderbilt University: With the emergence of the Delta variant this summer, hospitalizations and serious illness associated with COVID-19 have increased in Tenness.... Read More

Quick Thinking Officers, Fire Fighters Save (Now Hospitalized) Pursuit Suspect

Mar 10, 2021 at 11:45 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) One man is alive Wednesday morning, thanks to the quick actions by La Vergne Police Officers and fire fighters after a late night pursuit on Tuesday (3/9/20.... Read More

Stability in COVID-19 hospitalizations reflects continued progress in some areas, recent increases in others

Sep 03, 2020 at 11:10 am by WGNS

Since late July, Tennessee has seen stable or declining numbers of hospitalized COVID-19 patients, but there are some early signs this trend is reversing in some regions of th.... Read More

Nearly one third of Tennessee parents are worried their child has an undiagnosed mental health condition, new poll finds

Jul 15, 2020 at 10:00 am by WGNS

One third of Tennessee parents with children aged 6-17 are worried their child has an undiagnosed mental health condition, a new poll from the Vanderbilt Center for Child Heal.... Read More

Change Shortage = Gas Station Giving Customers Option to Donate to Childrens Hospital

Jul 15, 2020 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Like many other stores across the county, Twice Daily Convenience Stores is finding new ways to adapt to the Federal Reserve’s significant coin shortage.&.... Read More

New Bridges Proposed for Murfreesboro on the Drawing Board

Jul 02, 2020 at 09:22 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro has future plans of building a bridge over I-24 and connecting it to the new area being developed at the end of Warrior Drive at the New Salem Highway. The bridge.... Read More