New Linear Accelerator Streamlines Radiation Treatment for Cancer

Mar 19, 2018 at 05:09 pm by steve

Today's radiation therapy for the treatment of cancer was a high-tech advance when it was introduced decades ago. But now there's a brand-new generation of the machines, the H.... Read More

Cullman Regional Medical Center Focuses on Patients' Total Health

Mar 19, 2018 at 04:54 pm by steve

Cullman Regional is differentiating itself from the current trend facing many community hospitals that are closing or being sold to larger healthcare systems. With teamwork an.... Read More

UAB Special Care Unit Improves Outcomes for Ventilator Patients

Mar 19, 2018 at 04:51 pm by steve

In October 2016, UAB Hospital established a new Special Care Unit (SCU) designed to improve care for patients on a ventilator with a goal of weaning them off the machine soone.... Read More

Personalized, Less-Invasive Repair for Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm

Mar 19, 2018 at 04:13 pm by steve

Traditional treatment for thoracoabdominal aneurysm requires a large incision and clamping of the aorta, which can lead to significant complications and often eliminates surgi.... Read More

The Practical Potential for Low Cost Genetic Testing

Mar 19, 2018 at 04:10 pm by steve

In narrowing a difficult diagnosis while choosing medications and advising the patient, an accurate family history can offer valuable insights. However, getting one isn't alwa.... Read More

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