Clinical

While in surgery, Dr. Beck views the aorta.

Adam Beck, MD Performs Nation’s First Aortic Aneurysm Repair with LumiGuide Fiberoptic RealShape

Mar 20, 2024 at 11:08 am by kbarrettalley

By Laura Freeman   If there is a medical situation that compares to feeling like you’re living under the sword of Damocles, finding that you have an aortic aneury.... Read More
Jason Thompson MD, PhD

New Diabetic Medicines Offer Cardiovascular Benefits

Feb 23, 2024 at 07:49 am by kbarrettalley

By Marti Webb Slay   “When it comes to diabetes and cardiovascular risk factors in general, it takes a village to dial people in so they will avoid my cath lab in.... Read More
Saema Mirza, MD

Statins and Cholesterol

Feb 23, 2024 at 07:48 am by kbarrettalley

Focus Topic  CARDIOLOGY   By Jane Ehrhardt “Cholesterol is not just high or low LDL. It’s not a simple number based on a reading,” says car.... Read More
Marissa Natelson Love, MD

UAB Seeking Asymptomatic Patients for AHEAD Alzheimer’s Study

Feb 23, 2024 at 07:46 am by kbarrettalley

By Marti Webb Slay  Treatment options for Alzheimer’s have expanded in the past year, with the FDA approval of lecanemab (Leqembi®) in July 2023 leading to Med.... Read More

New Technology at Grandview Helps Diagnose Deadliest Cancer

Feb 23, 2024 at 07:44 am by kbarrettalley

By Ansley Franco Grandview Medical Center became the first hospital in Birmingham to begin using Intuitive’s Ion endoluminal system, a robotic bronchoscopy platform, th.... Read More

April 2024

Apr 23, 2024 at 10:42 am by kbarrettalley

Your April 2024 Issue of Birmingham Medical News is Here!