The only human vaccine for Lyme disease was discontinued in 2002 due to limited demand and concerns about potential side effects. But Dr. Maria Gomes-Solecki, a professor of microbiology, immunology, and biochemistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, had worked on that vaccine and believed it could continue to help reduce the spread… Read More
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But what happens if you are poor and blind due to cataracts? Just ask the 24 people who had their cataracts removed last Saturday at the Sixth-Annual Cataract-A-Thon at the Hamilton Eye Institute. Patients from Mid-South Lions and Church Health who were all legally blind can now see once again because an army of volunteers… Read More
For weeks, healthcare professionals have lacked the ability to rapidly test for COVID-19, but now the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s own testing lab is up and running—with capacity to process around 1,000 tests per day.