As a refresher from the CDC, symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, cough, shortness of breath and others. 2. Consider antiviral medication. If you test positive for COVID-19 and you’re at high risk of getting seriously ill, antiviral medicines can help shrink your chances of ending up in the hospital, or even dying.
“Our findings suggest that a single human milk oligosaccharide can prevent intestinal mucositis, potentially boosting patient tolerance of chemotherapy, while having no impact on the efficacy of the cancer treatment,” said Fang Yan, M.D., a professor of pediatrics and cell and developmental biology at Vanderbilt.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center has established a first-of-its-kind Center for Learning Healthcare that will bring together clinicians, health system operations leaders and researchers to generate evidence in the course of health care delivery to continuously improve the quality, value and safety of health care offered to patients.
We also can help you find the nearest Vanderbilt Health walk-in clinic or get an appointment with a primary care provider. Contact Us To initiate an assessment for post-acute COVID care at Vanderbilt Health, call ( 615) 936-1212. Long Haul COVID Study in Athletes We're currently studying Long COVID and its effects on activity and quality of life.
Reducing spread of COVID, flu and other respiratory illnesses can protect those friends, family and neighbors. It can also slow or prevent emergence of new variations of the virus that might be more dangerous. And it can help keep all of us well and able to go to work and school.
Dane Chetkovich, M.D., Ph.D., is Margaret and John Warner Chair, Neurological Education and chair of the Department of Neurology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Refer a Patient To refer a patient to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, call (615) 343-4444 .
The Vanderbilt Memory and Alzheimer’s Center is recruiting individuals ages 50 and older to participate in a study about early drivers of Alzheimer’s disease. The center looks to enroll at ...
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Michael DeBaun, MD, MS, MPH, professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, vice-chair of Clinical Research and Translational Research and J.C. Peterson, M.D. Endowed Chair in Pediatrics, has been elected president-elect of the American Pediatric Society. He will serve a three-year term as president-elect, president and immediate past term president.