First Approved Gene Therapy Fights Hematologic Cancer

Dec 15, 2017 at 01:20 pm by steve

"It's potentially revolutionary," says Luciano Costa, MD, PhD, about chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy -- a newly approved gene therapy for blood cancers. "This i.... Read More

A World without Antibiotics

Dec 15, 2017 at 01:20 pm by steve

Few people alive today remember a time when there were no antibiotics. Before penicillin arrived on the front lines of World War II, many lives and limbs were lost not on the.... Read More

UAB Engages Blue Light Imaging in Bladder Cancer

Dec 15, 2017 at 01:20 pm by steve

"If this was a prostate cancer tool, 90 percent of surgeons would be using it," says Jeffrey Nix, MD, assistant professor in the UAB Department of Urology, about blue light cy.... Read More

Urology Clinics Focus on Men's Hormonal and Sexual Health

Nov 16, 2017 at 12:14 pm by steve

For the past 11 years, Brian Christine, MD has focused his Urology Centers of Alabama practice on men's sexual health with the Men's Sexual Health Clinic which provides treatm.... Read More

Rural Healthcare Presents Unique Challenges and Rewards

Nov 16, 2017 at 12:14 pm by steve

With all the problems facing healthcare professionals today, perhaps the most challenging arena of all is providing primary care in rural areas. Despite those challenges, howe.... Read More

February 2024

Feb 23, 2024 at 08:13 am by kbarrettalley

Your February 2024 Issue of Birmingham Medical News is Here!