Bullying, violence and other adversities witnessed or experienced by children and teens are likely to take a toll on their cardiovascular health, increasing chances of disease in adulthood, according to the American Heart Association (AHA).
The University of California at Los Angeles Health's Sound Body Sound Mind program is helping children and teens in underserved areas achieve better fitness, according to a press release from UCLA Health.
A program started by a volunteer has raised nearly $200,000 since its inception 20 years ago to help Brenner Children's Hospital patient families, according to a Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center press release.
A number of organizations recently started an initiative to help the almost 7 million U.S. residents with atrial fibrillation (AF) not caused by heart valve issues understand their increased risk of stroke.
Calithera Biosciences Inc. recently revealed Phase 1 study results of candidate CB-839, potential treatment for certain advanced breast cancers, based on its potential efficacy when used with the chemotherapy medication paclitaxel.
Vanderbilt University's Board of Trust recently approved a degree program for genetic counseling, one of the fastest growing health professions in the United States, as enrollment begins for its inaugural semester in fall 2019.
Insomnia is pervasive and problematic nationwide, affecting the quality of life for a large number of adults, and electronic devices may be part of the reason, according to a Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center sleep specialist.
The American Heart Association recently named attorney M. Lewis Kinard as its executive vice president, general counsel and assistant corporate secretary at its Dallas headquarters, succeeding retiring officer Lynne Darrouzet.
To curtail the incidence of primary cesarean births in the U.S., Laurie DeSantis and Susan Lewis of Vanderbilt Center for Women’s Health are advancing a nationwide program through a collaboration with a number of other institutions.
Although catatonia may appear similar to delirium during a serious illness, Dr. Jo Ellen Wilson of Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC)’s psychiatry and behavioral sciences department stresses the need to manage the two differently.