Peter Pappas MD

Pappas Warns of the Increase of Fungal Infections in the Deep South

Nov 08, 2023 at 10:37 am by kbarrettalley

Ansley Franco  “Southern states face a higher risk of acquiring certain fungal infections amid climate change,” said Peter Pappas, Md and professor in the Di.... Read More

St. Vincent’s Conducting Phase III Trial for New Anticoagulant Treatments

Nov 08, 2023 at 10:37 am by kbarrettalley

By Marti Webb Slay   Ascension St. Vincent’s is one of only two sites in the state testing new anticoagulant treatments for patients with AFib who cannot take blo.... Read More

Zephyr® Endobronchial Valve System offers hope for COPD patients

Nov 08, 2023 at 10:37 am by kbarrettalley

By Marti Webb Slay Patients with COPD or emphysema have a new treatment option with the Zephyr® Endobronchial Valve System, a minimally invasive treatment with one-way va.... Read More
Catherine Anne Couch, PhD, RD

Is Living On Highly-Processed Foods Killing Us?

Nov 08, 2023 at 10:37 am by kbarrettalley

By Laura Freeman “Roughly 40 to 50 percent of the calories most Americans eat these days come from highly-processed foods, including fast food, take out along with snac.... Read More
Screen display of the Mazor X Stealth robotic guidance system during a spinal surgery utilizing the navigated interbody.

Neuro Robots at St. Vincent’s

Oct 11, 2023 at 12:21 pm by kbarrettalley

By Jane Ehrhardt Ascension St. Vincent’s Birmingham was the first in the nation to equip their neurological team with three Mazor X Stealth robots. That unmatched recor.... Read More
November 2023 Cover

November 2023

Nov 08, 2023 at 10:36 am by kbarrettalley

Your November 2023 Issue of Birmingham Medical News is Here!